Mecklenburg County has awarded more construction permits for residential and commercial construction, including rehabilitation projects, in November than in the same month last year. As of Saturday, the county had issued 918 permits for projects with a total value of ...Read More »
Duke Energy said its second commercial wind project is up and running. The Kit Carson Windpower Project, which began running Nov. 19, brings Duke’s total wind-generation capacity to nearly 1,000 watts at nine U.S. wind farms, the company said. Construction at the 6,000-acre ...
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Charlotte-based LendingTree said average mortgage rates fell this week. Average rates offered by LendingTree network lenders declined to 4.55 percent for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages, 3.95 percent for 15-year fixed-rate mortgages and 3.47 percent for 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages. On Nov. 23, ...Read More »
Charlotte-based SPX Corp. said its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per common share payable Jan. 4 to shareholders of record as of Dec. 15. Earlier this month, the Ballantyne-based Fortune 500 company, which provides ...Read More »
Looking to generate some buzz for their new marketing and public relations company, Trafk Media, business partners Todd Trimakas and Matt Kokenes used chalk to create about 50 temporary ads on uptown sidewalks on Halloween. “It was a way to ...Read More »
The Comedy Zone is the largest comedy club network in the U.S. It is based it Charlotte, but there hasn’t been a Charlotte location since 2007. That’s about to change. In the spring, The Comedy Zone will open a new, ...Read More »
HIGH POINT — A North Carolina judge has ruled that a law banning most kinds of video sweepstakes machines will go into effect Dec. 1. The News & Record of Greensboro reported that Guilford County Superior Court Judge Judge John ...Read More »
Capitol Bancorp is selling Community Bank of Rowan to Piedmont Community Bank Holdings in Raleigh . The sale will help to Capitol Bancorp redeploy capital to its affiliate banks, Capitol’s CEO Joseph Reid said. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to ...
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Kewaunee Scientific Corp., based in Statesville, declared a quarterly cash dividend of 10 cents per share Monday. The dividend is payable Dec. 17 to stockholders as of Dec. 3. The company designs, manufactures and installs scientific and technical furniture. It has ...
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