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Not amused (access required)

Don’t you hate it when you try to lighten up a formal presentation to a room full of elected officials with an attempt at a joke and no one laughs? That’s what happened to Harold Medlock, a deputy chief with ...

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In enemy territory (access required)

Last week, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce made its annual trek to another city to learn some economic development strategies. This year, the trip was to Seattle, which also has a Microsoft campus. While on the campus, Natalie English, senior ...

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Southern-fried romance (access required)

Bojangles’ does more for the world than deep-fry chickens, and the company wants everyone to know that. It turns out that Charlotte-based Bojangles’ is responsible for marriages, too — at least one marriage, anyway. In a press release, the company ...

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Mall alcohol (access required)

With summer’s arrival, Charlotteans are looking for ways to beat the heat. So it might be good timing for a new business that’s opened at SouthPark Mall. Robert Horner is the owner and operator of the new Sunset Slush Classic ...

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Chew on this (access required)

What’s the highlight of your trip to the mall? Is it buying a large pretzel smothered in nacho cheese? Slurping down an Orange Julius? Those massage chairs? If you answered “Getting my teeth whitened,” you might be in the minority. ...

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He stands corrected (access required)

When Steve Kerrigan was named the CEO of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, which will be held in Charlotte, he was no stranger to conventions. After all, Kerrigan, a former aide to U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, led the host committee ...

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