When a house goes into foreclosure, the bank gets someone to tell the people inside that it’s time to leave. David Benham is that guy. Age: 35 Lives in: Concord Family: wife, Lori; children, Bailey, 11, Ty, 9, Ella, 7, ...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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Inventors in Charlotte might struggle to find innovation. But once that inspiration strikes, they might think they can just take their products to the national chains that have headquarters in the area and get their wares on the shelf. Indeed, ...Read More »
You catch more flies with honey than vinegar. As far as you can see, that old saying — a reminder that being nice works better than being a jerk — holds true for every boss you’ve ever had. The manager ...Read More »
Charlotte’s South End has an artsy — some might even say funky — vibe, with its easy access to light rail and historic buildings. The businesses the area is known for are, generally speaking, small outfits that feel at home ...Read More »
Unemployment in the Charlotte metro area dipped to 10.3 percent in April from 10.4 percent in March, keeping it above the state’s rate of 9.5 percent, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina said today. Mecklenburg County’s rate was 9.8 percent, ...
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