Gov. Pat McCrory has signed an executive order that seeks to crack down on companies that improperly classify their employees as independent contractors. The order establishes an employee classification section within the North Carolina Industrial Commission to streamline information sharing ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Mecklenburg County has narrowed down the list of developers that will potentially revitalize nearly 17 acres in Second Ward with a mixed-use development. The county manager’s office has chosen Crescent Communities, CitiSculpt, and Conformity Corp. to advance to the second ...Read More »
The Lancaster County Council voted 6-0 on Monday night to approve the third and final reading of an ordinance for a development agreement on a proposed 310-home subdivision. District 1 Councilman Larry McCullough was absent from the meeting. Austin-based Forestar ...
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The Charlotte City Council on Monday approved several rezoning petitions, allowing for more transit-oriented projects in booming South End and a Starbucks with drive-through access at the Sharon Square development in SouthPark. The council also gave the green light for ...
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Residential construction shows no signs of waning, with developers seeking rezonings for single-family and townhome projects in south Charlotte and a large apartment complex in NoDa. Mixed-use projects also are in the works, with Faison Enterprises proposing a transit-oriented development ...Read More »
Despite a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Committee recommendation against building a K-8 school at the former Eastland Mall, the Charlotte City Council gave a nod to its staff’s plans to continue negotiating a land sale with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The council also voted ...Read More »