The controversial Independence Boulevard area plan passed unanimously during a Charlotte City Council meeting Monday. Among other things, transit has been a source of debate over the plan. The transit plan created by the Metropolitan Transit Commission includes bus rapid transit ...Read More »
Bank of America has tentatively agreed to a $410 million overdraft fee lawsuit settlement, according to court documents released Monday. The lawsuit was filed as a class action against some U.S. banks, but the Charlotte-based banking titan is the first ...Read More »
The executive director of the Children’s Theater is hoping the Charlotte City Council provides more time before ending maintenance funding for the theater. Instead of giving the theater with $95,000 a year for three years, Bruce LaRowe asked for $47,500 a year ...Read More »
Age: 37 Lives in: Charlotte Family: Would not discuss Education: bachelor’s degree in marketing and business management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University After he graduated from college in 1996, Shane McDevitt spent a couple of years traveling around the ...Read More »
Steele Creek in southwest Charlotte is home to the largest industrial corridor in the Carolinas. This warehousing and manufacturing powerhouse has more than 20 million square feet of industrial space. It is the workplace of more than 44,000 employees. Easy ...
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A city program that is supposed to provide funding to developers in order to help turn around distressed and forgotten-about areas has itself become neglected. It might seem odd considering that it’s not easy today for developers to get project ...
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The Charlotte City Council adopted a noise ordinance Monday aimed at appeasing residents without restricting the operations of bars and restaurants. The ordinance would restrict outdoor music to 85 decibels from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and ...Read More »
Forsite Development, the developer for the proposed ReVenture Park project, told Mecklenburg County officials Monday that the company will not be using the Foxhole landfill to dispose of leftover waste or ash. The announcement came as Forsite also said it ...Read More »
After 12 years of working at HDR Engineering in Charlotte, Chris Matthews was called into his boss’s office on a Monday afternoon in July 2009 and told his services were no longer needed. Matthews said that like many architectural and ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s unemployment rate was unchanged in April at 9.7 percent as the state added nearly 3,000 jobs. The state Employment Security Commission reported Friday that the state’s unemployment rate was unchanged from March but noted that employers ...
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