Construction industry employment hit a new five-year high in November as the sector added 20,000 jobs and its unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, the lowest rate for November in seven years, according to an analysis by the Associated General ...Read More »
ROCK HILL – Rock Hill’s newest attraction, Fountain Park, at 300 E. Main St., officially opened with a brief ceremony on Dec. 6. The highlight of the park is one of the tallest fountains in the world, reaching over 100 ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County has revamped its website, including the Code Enforcement Department’s website, meckpermit.com. The county indicated that while there are many new features and functions, users may experience periodic outages, which it was working to resolve.
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CHARLOTTE – The city of Charlotte has hired an attorney to investigate the claims of a former fire department employee that she was terminated for complaining about the conditions of an office building. The Charlotte Observer reported the city has ...Read More »
Cash sales made up 34.8 percent of total home sales nationally in September, down from 37.2 percent in September 2013. The year-over-year share has fallen each month since January 2013, making September the 21st consecutive month of declines, according to ...Read More »
The number of construction jobs in the Charlotte area grew by 5 percent over the last year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America, based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Not counting the Virginia Beach, Va., metropolitan statistical ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – LendingTree has announced it is expanding its “Lend a Hand” campaign through social media and partnering with Make-A-Wish. In December 2012, LendingTree launched its “Random Acts of Kindness” program where each employee was given $200 along with the ...
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The N.C. Association of Realtors is warning homebuyers of an email scam rearing its head in the Tar Heel state. Computer hackers have been transmitting bogus money-wiring instructions to unsuspecting buyers who believe the directions are coming from their Realtors. ...
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