RALEIGH — North Carolina’s chief teacher lobbying organization is suggesting it won’t oppose lifting the current limit on charter schools as Republicans take over the Legislature next week. North Carolina Association of Educators President Sheri Strickland said this week on ...Read More »
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx was scheduled to meet with President Obama this morning as part of a trip to the White House to meet with members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Foxx’s office said. It will be Foxx’s second visit ...Read More »
M/I Homes in Charlotte had a good enough 2010 to make it near the top of the Homebuilders Association of Charlotte’s list of top builders. In the listing, released last month, the company was ranked second out of Mecklenburg County’s ...Read More »
Being on a busy street is fantastic if your property is a business looking for customers. But for a homeowner like Willie Mae Gory, who lives on busy West Boulevard in Charlotte, the experience can be frustrating. “I have some ...Read More »
When information technology services company Capgemini announced last week that it will open a Charlotte office and hire nearly 600 locals, it was welcome news in an area with a double-digit unemployment rate. But the announcement might not be good ...Read More »
A group tasked with evaluating the impacts of a proposed waste-to-energy plant in western Mecklenburg County is recommending that the county’s Waste Management Advisory Board offer approval of the project to the county’s commissioners. The ReVenture Advisory Council, which was ...Read More »
A call by the local NAACP to boycott the CIAA basketball tournament and other large sporting events is not sitting well with some black businesspeople in Charlotte who say it would hurt black businesses. During an executive board meeting Tuesday ...
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In a move to reach a compromise between Charlotte taxicab drivers and cab companies, a city committee wants to ask another committee to consider eliminating a city requirement that forces drivers to contract with taxicab companies in order to work ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Hendrick Construction has won a $26 million contract to build a 111,000-square-foot helicopter facility for the South Carolina National Guard. The project is slated for the west end of the South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center in Greenville. It ...
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