Bank of America said today that it wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15 percent from 2011 to 2015 by using less energy, a goal the Charlotte-based company described as ambitious. Bank of America said the plan involves its ...Read More »
FairPoint Communications said it had net income in the first quarter, during which it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, compared with a net loss in the same quarter last year. The Charlotte-based company said it had earnings of $562.5 million ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones said he sees brighter economic days ahead as he presented a $1.3 billion recommended budget to county commissioners Tuesday night. Property values rose on average by 9.2 percent following this year’s revaluation, bringing the total ...
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Sen. Daniel Clodfelter, a Charlotte Democrat and critic of the city of Charlotte’s proposed design standards for residential construction, has won Senate approval for legislation that would ban regulations that dictate what new homes can look like. Among other things, ...
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Despite support from neighbors for a 20-acre redevelopment plan for Monroe Road between Idlewild and Conference roads, the city’s zoning staff has recommended denial of a rezoning petition for the project. Roy Goode, of Goode Development Corp. and Goode Properties, ...Read More »
This month, the NASCAR Hall of Fame turns 1, but the celebration is dampened by first-year attendance that failed to meet projections and a deficit topping $1 million. According to voters on The Mecklenburg Times’ online poll, the No. 1 ...Read More »
Age: 62 Lives in: Mooresville Family: wife, Carol; children, Lauren, 25, Taylor, 22 Education: attended Eastern Michigan University but didn’t graduate Bill Sundberg has changed jobs a lot. One might say that’s a sign of the times, but for this ...Read More »
The math is coldly convincing. A person having a teeth-whitening treatment can spend between $300 and $700 at a dentist’s office, or between $100 and $150 with a nondentist, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint filed in opposition to ...Read More »
As the collision between the Federal Trade Commission and the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners unfolds in legal slow motion, Ron Haynes sells teeth-whitening supplies and insists he doesn’t understand the fuss. It’s a fuss that is taking two ...Read More »