Mortgage lender Foundation Financial Group will be expanding its operations in Charlotte and adding 30 new positions through the first quarter of 2011, doubling its existing Charlotte work force, the company said today. The jobs will include entry-level positions, such ...Read More »
Charlotte home prices fell 3.7 percent in September from a year ago, according to Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller home price index. Nationally, home prices are down 1.5 percent over the same period. From August to September, Charlotte home prices dropped ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County’s unemployment rate dropped from 9.9 percent in September to 9.8 percent in October, according to a report released today by the state’s Employment Security Commission. It was one of 66 North Carolina counties where unemployment rates dropped. Unemployment rates increased ...
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Mooresville-based home-improvement company Lowe’s Cos. Inc. reaffirmed Tuesday its fiscal 2010 earnings projections. During the company’s annual conference in Mooresville, it stuck with the fiscal 2010 forecast it issued Nov. 15. For fiscal 2010, which will end Jan. 28, the ...Read More »
WILMINGTON — Gov. Beverly Perdue says North Carolina’s public colleges and universities are going to have to rely more on the private sector as the state grapples with budget shortfalls. Perdue visited the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s campus Monday. ...Read More »
A road that would bypass the congested U.S. Highway 74 eastbound to Monroe sounds like it would mean smooth sailing for motorists. The project will cost between $750 million and $825 million to build and include 20 miles of toll ...
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When the city of Charlotte won a $25 million federal Urban Circulator Grant to build a starter streetcar line through uptown, from Time Warner Cable Arena to Presbyterian Hospital, supporters touted the 1 1/2-mile section as an important step toward ...Read More »
BOONE — North Carolina small businesses and nonprofits impacted by severe winter weather a year ago have a month remaining to apply for federal low-interest loans. The U.S. Small Business Administration has issued a reminder that those who suffered economic ...
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A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of buyers of stock of Strayer Education Inc., which has campuses mainly in the South and Southeast U.S., including in Charlotte. The suit, filed in Florida, claims Strayer, which offers undergraduate and graduate ...Read More »