Charlotte/Douglas International Airport had 12 percent more passengers in August compared with the same month last year, the biggest increase among the top 10 busiest U.S. airports, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Nationwide, airport traffic increased ...Read More »
The public will be able to weigh in on proposed revisions to the Mecklenburg County Air Pollution Control Ordinance, a streetlight assessment for nine subdivisions and Red City Properties’ acceptance of a federal bond during Tuesday’s meeting of the Mecklenburg ...Read More »
In Charlotte, affordable housing has lately been at the fore of the “What role should government play?” debate. When voting for bond proposals Nov. 2, residents showed support for the city’s efforts to provide affordable-housing units. But the $15 million ...
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After three years, North and South Carolina have reached an agreement regarding the use of water in the Catawba-Wateree River Basin. The Bi-State Catawba-Wateree River Basin Advisory Commission, enacted after South Carolina became worried about water supply and sued North ...Read More »
Joseph-Beth Group has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after announcing last week it is closing a Charlotte bookstore. The company, based in Cincinnati, is also closing stores in Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Nashville, Tenn. The company blames its struggles on the economy ...Read More »
On Thursday, a walk-in clinic opened at Carolinas HealthCare System uptown practice, Mecklenburg Medical Group. The new clinic, Uptown Express Care, is on the fifth floor of the BB&T building at 200 S. College St. The clinic’s physicians treat colds as well as ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Polymer Group said it had net income of $21.64 million in the third quarter, or $1.02 per share, up from $12.55 million, or 62 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. The company produces materials for hygiene ...Read More »
The North Carolina Department of Transportation said it will shift traffic on N.C. 16 (Providence Road) between Interstate 485 and the Mecklenburg County line Friday afternoon. The traffic shift is part of the widening of N.C. 16 between I-485 and Rea ...Read More »
Two lanes of East Woodlawn Road over Interstate 77 in Charlotte will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, the North Carolina Department of Transportation said. The lane closures are necessary for crews to do rehabilitation work on ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. said energy from a new Duke solar farm in Taylorsville, N.C., has begun powering homes and businesses of EnergyUnited customers. EnergyUnited, which serves Alexander County and 19 other North Carolina counties, plans to buy all of the energy ...
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