The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce today said it has chosen Harvey Gantt for its 2011 Citizen of the Carolinas Award. Gannt was Charlotte’s first black mayor and the first black to be admitted to Clemson University. It’s the 22nd Citizen of the Carolinas ...Read More »
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority today said it has issued a request for proposals for an advertising agency. The chosen agency will “plan, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate results-driven advertising campaigns to promote convention and meeting business and travel to ...
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Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Co. said today that Winfred Nash, president of the company’s nuclear operations group, will retire April 1. Peyton Baker, vice president of programs, contracts and central planning for nuclear operations, will succeed Nash.
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Mecklenburg County has rolled out a new online payment system for business taxpayers. Before the change, payments for privilege/business licenses, beer and wine licenses, taxicab licenses, prepared food and beverage taxes, room occupancy taxes, vehicle rental taxes, heavy equipment taxes and ...Read More »
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is making schools that will be closed in the upcoming school year available for lease. CMS said a bidding process will be used to choose who will lease the buildings, which are on the campuses of Davidson IB, Midwood ...
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In Newton, Kan., resident Vern Koch has noticed the smoke curling up from a test plant that uses a process called gasification to destroy trash while turning it into energy. “I haven’t had any problems with odors, but at times ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Co. said today that its Denmark-based subsidiary has been awarded a $35 million contract with Finland-based EkoKem OY to supply equipment for a 36 megawatt waste-to-energy heat and power plant in Riihimäki, Finland. The subsidiary will design, manufacture and ...
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