Mayor Anthony Foxx today said former County Commissioner Dan Murrey will be the executive director for the host committee of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Foxx made the announcement at the Bechtler Museum at noon. “Dan brings just the right mix ...Read More »
Rock Hill, S.C.-based 3D Systems Corp. this morning said it had net income of $6.8 million in the first quarter of this year, or 28 cents per diluted share, up from $2 million, or 9 cents per diluted share, in ...Read More »
Goodrich Corp. said Wednesday that a satellite it designed and built for the Air Force is being prepared for shipment. Charlotte-based Goodrich is the prime contractor for the Operationally Responsive Space-1 satellite. Goodrich supplies systems and services to the aerospace and ...
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The Charlotte-area’s unemployment rate fell to 10.4 percent in March from 10.9 percent in February, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina said today. But the area’s rate is still above the state’s March rate of 9.7 percent. The Charlotte-area ...
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Charlotte-based Carlisle Cos. said it had first-quarter 2011 net income of $33.4 million, or 53 cents per diluted share, up from net income of $24.3 million, or 39 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter 2010. Carlisle said its acquisition late ...Read More »
Charlotte home prices fell 5 percent in February from February 2010, according to the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index. The city’s home prices were also down 1.2 percent in February from January. Home prices fell over the year in ...
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Charlotte-area construction, mining and logging employment fell 5 percent in March from the same month last year, the Associated General Contractors of America said. The area lost 2,000 jobs over the period, from 37,600 to 35,600. North Carolina saw a ...
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Two Charlotte homeowners were granted a zoning variance Tuesday after they built a wooden fence to help keep trespassers out of their yard. James and Gwendolyn Miller, of 8812 Nations Ford Road, told the Zoning Board of Adjustment Tuesday that ...Read More »