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Hedge fund manager becomes Family Dollar Stores’ largest shareholder

A hedge fund manager has increased his stake in Family Dollar Stores, making him the largest shareholder in the company. According to a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, William Ackman, chief executive of New York hedge fund Pershing Square ...

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Growing debate (access required)

When it comes to promoting Charlotte, economic developers like to point to the treetops. The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, for one, boasts on its website that Charlotte is known as a tree city. The city has been fighting to protect ...

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Foxx blasts CRVA over report

Mayor Anthony Foxx today said he is not pleased with a Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority report based on a consultant’s review. In April, the CRVA board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for $25,000 after criticism arose over Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association bonuses paid to ...

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