In 2002, Mount Holly citizens began meeting to work on ways to revitalize their downtown district. Lee Beatty, a family physician and a community leader, said people were wondering how to connect the town to the Catawba River, which is ...Read More »
Age: 28 Lives in: Cornelius Family: wife, Shanda Education: no college degree Former NASCAR driver Boston Reid grew up in Indiana and began racing at the tender age of 7. He made it big in 2004, when Hendrick Motorsports offered ...Read More »
Compass Group USA plans to add 200 jobs at its Charlotte headquarters over the next four years in an $8.5 million investment, the company announced today. CGUSA, which provides catering to corporations and is part of publicly traded London-based Compass Group PLC, ...
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Charlotte has made the top 100 list of RelocateAmerica’s Top Places to Live report and is in the running to be in the top 10. Brighton, Mich.-based RelocateAmerica is publishing the annual list for the 14th time. “We are looking ...Read More »
In April, after a five-year run, Cindy Harris and Allison Wolf decided to close their gift shop in NoDa. It wasn’t that their business, Boulevard, which sold handmade jewelry, clothing, home furnishings and other gifts, wasn’t doing well, Harris said. ...Read More »
Construction employment fell 4.5 percent in May from a year ago, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. The Arlington, Va.-based trade group said the state shed 8,000 jobs over the year. Construction employment in May stood at 170,700. ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s unemployment rate remains at 9.7 percent for the third straight month, as the state shed more than 7,000 jobs. The state Employment Security Commission reported today that the jobless rate for May remains the same as ...
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Campus Crest Communities said its board of directors has declared a second-quarter dividend of 16 cents per common share. The dividend is payable July 13 to shareholders of record as of June 29. Campus Crest is a developer, builder, owner and manager ...Read More »
The Carolina Raptor Center’s board of trustees has picked Jim Warren, the center’s chief operating officer, as its new executive director. The position was formerly held by Joy Braunstein, who this year took a job as executive director of the Rachel ...Read More »