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 ...Read More »
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Peter Gorman announced his resignation today, accepting a job with New York-based News Corp. In a press release, News Corp. said Gorman will assume a leadership roles at its newly formed education division, where he will be named senior ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Goodrich Corp. today said it will close its Marble Avenue landing gear facility in Cleveland by the end of the year as project volume slumps. There are about 400 employees at the facility, which supplies landing gear equipment for commercial and military ...
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A plan by Bissell Cos. to improve roadway infrastructure in the Ballantyne Corporate Park area in exchange for synthetic tax increment financing has been sent to the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners’ economic development committee. Commissioners voted Tuesday to forward the plan to ...Read More »
Charlotte-based fried-chicken restaurant chain Bojangles’ said today that is has opened its 500th restaurant. The restaurant is in Surf City, N.C. Jack Fulk and Richard Thomas opened the first Bojangles’ in Charlotte’s South End in July 1977. Bojangles said company revenue is approaching ...Read More »
A bill sitting in the North Carolina General Assembly has resulted in the brakes — at least for now — being put on some regulations that have been proposed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission for residential construction. As a result ...Read More »
Taxicab company King Cab has been denied an injunction to prevent the city of Charlotte from awarding Charlotte/Douglas International Airport contracts to three cab companies. A selection committee had chosen King Cab as one of three companies to hold exclusive ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County foreclosure filings dropped by 23 percent in May compared with a year ago, according to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. There were 659 foreclosure filings in May, down from 858 filings in May 2010 and 6 ...
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Voting along party lines Tuesday night, the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners approved a $1.39 billion budget for fiscal 2012. The budget, OK’d in a 5-4 vote, includes a lower property tax rate of 81.66 cents per $100 in valuation from 83.67 cents ...Read More »