Four days after The Mecklenburg Times reported that America’s Park developers were lagging on a road construction project necessary to build their 25-field, $20 million baseball complex in Mooresville, developers announced Tuesday they were pushing back the opening date to ...Read More »
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Last week, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee recommended that approval not be granted to a rezoning request for 3.23 acres at West Sugar Creek Road, North Graham Street and Mineral Springs Road. Louis Ratcliff Inc. sought the change to ...
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Statesville’s planning board is recommending new design guidelines for restaurants with outdoor dining. The guidelines would allow business owners to have outdoor dining within the city’s central business district. They spell out, among other things, perimeter dimensions for barriers, such as fences and ...Read More »
A rezoning request from The Bissell Cos. will be considered at a meeting of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 5 p.m. Tuesday. Bissell hopes to rezone 520 acres for the development of 1.06 million square feet of office space, 100 hotel ...Read More »
The owner of Carowinds has bought 61 acres of vacant property next to the theme park to make way for future expansions. Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., based in Sandusky, Ohio, made the announcement Monday. It did not disclose the purchase ...Read More »
Tim Newman, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority CEO who has been the subject of criticism for months, will no longer fill that role with the agency, the CRVA announced today. Instead, Newman will be the agency’s senior executive responsible for ...Read More »
Concord-based Speedway Motorsports, which owns Charlotte Motor Speedway, today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 10 cents per share of its common stock. The dividend will be payable Sept. 9 to shareholders of record by the close of business Aug. ...Read More »
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority announced today that it has three new board members. Chuck Allen is the Charlotte-based managing director of government and community relations for US Airways. Will Miller, who helped Charlotte with its bid for the 2012 Democratic ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County commissioners approved a deal Tuesday night to allow the Charlotte Knights to move forward with plans for an uptown stadium on county-owned land. The deal passed in a 7-2 vote. It stipulates that: • by Aug. 31 the ...Read More »
(Editor’s note: Part four of a five-part occasional series on the top cities that Charlotte competes with.) This year, Charlotte and Tampa, Fla., got some major convention news. The Queen City found out that it is going to be the ...
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