Executive search firm Sanford Rose Associates said it has opened an office in south Charlotte. Dave Campbell is president of the Charlotte office, which is at 7330 Firespike Road. The Buford, Ga.-based company has more than 65 offices in North America, Europe and ...Read More »
Charlotte-based FairPoint Communications said Monday that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company, headquartered at 521 E. Morehead St., said it has reduced its debt by about 64 percent through the restructuring, from $2.8 billion to $1 billion. It also ...
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Duke Energy Corp. says it has reached a settlement with the Wyoming Department of Revenue over property value assessments for the company’s four wind farms in Wyoming. The settlement means Charlotte-based Duke will pay $2.54 million to cover its 2010 property tax bill, instead ...
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Gastonia-based CaroMont Health said Jerry Levine has been hired as executive vice president for clinical integration and chief medical officer. Levine, who was hired in a nationwide search, will be involved in redesigning the delivery of health care, the company said. CaroMont ...
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Despite complaints from the public about so-called “predatory” towing practices in Charlotte, a committee has decided against outlawing the practice. The practice is also known in the industry as patrol towing, in which a towing company monitors a parking lot and ...Read More »
The Garrison at Graham, a $22 million condo development in Charlotte’s Fourth Ward, has been bought for $8.6 million in a foreclosure sale after failing to make loan payments. Community One Bank, the project’s lender, was the high bidder in the ...Read More »
Jasper Stem always thought Charlotte was recession-proof. But Stem, executive director of the North Carolina Aggregates Association, has seen mining business in the state decline by nearly half since 2006. And Charlotte’s mining industry is no exception. From November 2009 ...Read More »
Despite his divisive comments, Commissioner Bill James is serving his eighth consecutive term on the Board of County Commissioners, having held the seat since 1996. His consistent re-election mainly stems from the political makeup of the sixth district, which is ...Read More »
Bill James could be bad for business in Mecklenburg County. At least that’s the concern of some in Charlotte. James, a Republican representing District 6, has been one of Mecklenburg County’s most polarizing and talked-about politicians, offending blacks, gays and ...
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It was a group of about 20 different people from around Charlotte. Some were unemployed and looking to make some extra money. Others were retired and just looking to pass some time. But as the storage unit door rolled up, ...Read More »