CHARLOTTE — With the American labor movement newly energized by its most serious threat in years, the Democratic Party’s decision to hold its 2012 convention in the least union-friendly state is causing friction with a key constituency. The Democratic National ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County foreclosure cases rose 107 percent in February from the same month last year, according to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. There were 1,943 cases, up from 937. February foreclosure cases were also up from January, when there were 1,850. That’s a ...
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Charlotte-based Piedmont Natural Gas today said Jerry Amos is retiring from its board of directors. Amos has been a member of the board since 1978. Starting in 1964, Amos began representing Piedmont as outside counsel. He became the company’s general counsel ...
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A day after turning down a buyout offer, Family Dollar Stores said today it has aligned itself with Fort Worth, Texas-based Marketing Management to grow its private-brand business. Under the deal, MMI will help Family Dollar with private-brand sourcing, product ...
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Santa Fe Springs, Calif.-based Kelly Pipe Co. has leased roughly 108,000 square feet of warehouse and office space in Charlotte and created five jobs, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce said today. The facility is at 9925 Brookford St. The new location enhances ...Read More »
Austria-based Steinbauer Tuning Technologies has moved its U.S. subsidiary from Chicago to southwest Charlotte. A press release from the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce says Steinbauer has bought a 4,200-square-foot office-warehouse condo unit at 364 Crompton St. near the Westinghouse Boulevard interchange with ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is the featured guest at a Charlotte roundtable on ways to help boost North Carolina’s transportation industry. LaHood is scheduled to join Sen. Kay Hagan and other political and business leaders today in ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. said Verizon Wireless will provide the telecommunications network that will connect digital meters, signs and media players that will be used in the Envision: Charlotte project. The initiative, announced last year, is designed to make commercial buildings in uptown Charlotte consume ...
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