Duke Energy Corp. and Siemens Energy today said they are giving $8.8 million to the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Duke and Siemens, both based in Charlotte, will provide about $4.5 million ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s chief teacher lobbying organization is suggesting it won’t oppose lifting the current limit on charter schools as Republicans take over the Legislature next week. North Carolina Association of Educators President Sheri Strickland said this week on ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit claiming legislators violated the state constitution by giving a private school millions of dollars to move to Charlotte. A three-judge appeals court panel will consider whether ...
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Assets in the North Carolina 529 College Savings Plan grew 34 percent in 2010 to $716.8 million, according to College Foundation Inc., which administers the plan. A year ago, the plan was at $534.8 million. The number of active accounts also increased 14 ...
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Faced with a $1.15 billion deficit between 2010 and 2035 rather than the $1.6 billion surplus projected in 2006, the Charlotte Area Transit System proposed Wednesday night to cut the Lynx Blue Line Extension project, ending the line at the ...Read More »
Pine Lake Preparatory, the largest charter school in the state, completed the $20 million purchase of its 23-acre Mooresville campus Friday. Charlotte-based commercial developer Beacon Partners built the school in 2007, and the school leased the property until the purchase. Tax-exempt bond ...Read More »
From expanding facilities, mergers and acquisitions and the creation of new jobs, there’s been a spate of business announcements in Charlotte recently. Some say the announcements indicate that the region’s business climate is improving, but they are hesitant to say ...
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WILMINGTON — Gov. Beverly Perdue says North Carolina’s public colleges and universities are going to have to rely more on the private sector as the state grapples with budget shortfalls. Perdue visited the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s campus Monday. ...Read More »