The Michael Scott Mater Foundation said it has partnered with Accion USA to provide micro loans in Charlotte and throughout North Carolina. The partnership said it is focused on low- and moderate-income individuals, primarily minorities, who are having difficulty getting small-business ...Read More »
North Carolina’s economy expanded by only 1 percent last year and will continue to have a sluggish recovery from the recession through 2012, University of North Carolina at Charlotte economist John Connaughton said today in his latest quarterly economic forecast. “Overall, the ...
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The federal government has banned Charlotte-based bus company Sky Express from roadways after one of its buses was involved in a deadly accident Tuesday. The bus overturned on Interstate 95 north of Richmond, Va., after leaving Charlotte and making a ...Read More »
The Charlotte Knights have slain the lawsuit dragon delaying their new stadium in uptown. Now, the Triple-A ball club must convince some skeptical Mecklenburg County commissioners that the project is still a good use of the land. In their pitch, ...Read More »
Charlotte home prices fell 6.8 percent in March from March 2010, according to the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index. The city’s home prices were down 2.4 percent in March from February. Home prices fell over the year in 19 ...
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Charlotte inventors aren’t the only ones who have figured out how to get major retailers with headquarters in the area to buy their products. Local companies have done it, too. Mooresville-based home improvement juggernaut Lowe’s also carries items manufactured and ...Read More »
Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems plans to open its main engineering center in Charlotte, in a $4.1 million project that will create 135 jobs over the next five years, officials announced today. Gov. Beverly Perdue and Mitsubishi executives made the announcement at the ...
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