It was a group of about 20 different people from around Charlotte. Some were unemployed and looking to make some extra money. Others were retired and just looking to pass some time. But as the storage unit door rolled up, ...Read More »
North Carolina gained 2,300 nonfarm jobs in December, but its unemployment rate rose to 9.8 percent from 9.7 percent in November, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina said today. According to the seasonally adjusted data, the gain in jobs ...
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Duke Energy Corp. and Siemens Energy today said they are giving $8.8 million to the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Duke and Siemens, both based in Charlotte, will provide about $4.5 million ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council will discuss controversial changes to the city’s towing ordinance Monday night. In December, the council’s Community Safety Committee came up with proposed changes to the ordinance. Among the suggestions: regulations on where “no parking” signs must ...
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Chanticleer Holdings said today it is launching the Chanticleer Dividend Fund with an affiliate of CapitalSouth Investments. Both firms are based in Charlotte. The fund is a business development company sponsored by a team of asset managers seeking to provide investors principle ...Read More »
Family Dollar Stores today said its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 18 cents a share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable April to shareholders of record at the close of business March 15. The ...Read More »
BB&T Corp. said today it had fourth-quarter 2010 net income of $208 million, or 30 cents per share, up 12 percent from $185 million, or 27 cents per share, during the fourth quarter of 2009. The Winston-Salem-based company, which has banks ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s chief teacher lobbying organization is suggesting it won’t oppose lifting the current limit on charter schools as Republicans take over the Legislature next week. North Carolina Association of Educators President Sheri Strickland said this week on ...Read More »