The Charlotte City Council will hold a public hearing Monday for proposed amendments to its controversial towing ordinance. Residents and businesses have complained about “predatory” towing and excessive fees, leading the City Council to review the city’s rules governing towing. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration is visiting Charlotte to highlight the work of a local company. SBA Administrator Karen Mills will visit LEAD Technologies Inc. today. LEAD used an SBA loan to expand its facility ...Read More »
RALEIGH — A federal court fight between North Carolina tax collectors and Amazon.com is over, with the online retailer’s customers satisfied that details of their purchases won’t be disclosed. The American Civil Liberties Union said today the seven North Carolina ...Read More »
Capital Guardian Wealth Management today announced the hiring of two associates in Charlotte, managing director and branch manager Tom Wingfield and financial adviser Dean Turner. Wingfield has worked for Anderson Strudwick and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Turner has worked for Anderson ...
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VR Mergers & Acquisitions of Charlotte today said it has completed the sale of two asphalt plants for one firm and the pavings divisions of two other firms — all of North Carolina — to Nashville, Tenn.-based Rogers Group. The asphalt plants ...Read More »
The roughly $784,180 renovation project for Squirrel Lake Park in Matthews is expected to begin next week, town officials said today. Econ Construction of Charlotte is the contractor. The facelift includes the addition of a restroom facility, new playground equipment and improvements ...Read More »
BusinessFirst, the business-retention program of the city and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, is seeking businesses to participate in its first ever confidence index survey to measure the economic climate in the city and Mecklenburg County. The Urban Institute at ...Read More »
In a revelation that is angering environmentalists, the state is not required to hold public hearings before it awards an air-quality permit for ReVenture Park’s controversial waste-to-energy plant proposed for western Mecklenburg County. That doesn’t mean there won’t be any ...Read More »
Charlotte’s hotel occupancy rate fell in December to 46.2 percent from 55 percent in November, but it was up 7.6 percent from December 2009, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said today. For 2010, Charlotte-area occupancy was 57.2 percent, up 11.1 ...
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