As of the end of fiscal 2010, the city of Charlotte reported a positive balance of $636 million for all governmental funds, according to a comprehensive annual financial report prepared by the city’s finance department and released Friday. At the ...Read More »
With demand from uninsured residents for medical care so overwhelming, all the slots for a free medical clinic to be held in Charlotte Tuesday have filled up, the National Association of Free Clinics said. As of Friday, more than 1,000 ...Read More »
Germany-based Single Temperature Controls has opened a 7,900-square-foot marketing, distribution and service facility in South Point Business Park in southwest Charlotte. Three people are employed, but more are expected to be added. The company is a subsidiary of Hochdorf, Germany-based ...
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Lately, quite a stink has been raised in Matthews about a biomedical waste incinerator that residents say is causing noxious odors, raising cancer rates and lowering home values. Worries about the Matthews incinerator have caused some who live near the ...Read More »
Casey Hickey thought that once the representative from the city of Charlotte’s zoning department came out to her shop, where she and her husband sold wine and chocolates, they could get their business license from Mecklenburg County. That’s what staff ...Read More »
The city of Charlotte said it wants the business community to provide input for a disparity study. It will use consulting firm MGT of America to conduct a nine-month review of the city’s use of minority and women-owned business enterprises. ...Read More »
Charlotte-based TSC Group said Thursday it has acquired Barjan, a Rock Island, Ill.-based distributor of products to travel centers, truck stops and convenience stores. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition includes Barjan’s purchase of West Caldwell, N.J.-based Eastern Tool Warehouse, a national distributor ...
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Stockholders for snack-food company Lance approved a merger between the Charlotte-based company and Hanover, Pa.-based Snyder’s of Hanover by more than 96 percent Thursday. If Snyder’s shareholders approve the merger Friday, the merger could be finalized by Monday. “We are ...Read More »
There were 821 foreclosure filings in Mecklenburg County in November, the fewest number of foreclosure filings recorded in one month since January when there were 802 filings recorded, according to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. That figure ...Read More »