Dale Tobias started working when he was 13, learning to fix cars. But it wasn’t until he turned 15 that he got his first “real job,” he said. That gig involved delivering newspapers door to door for The Charlotte Observer. ...Read More »
Hometown: Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. Age: 42 Family: husband, Mike; children, Ryan, 16, Kyle, 12 Education: bachelor’s degree in business administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Krista Long, who took over as president of the Home Builders Association of Charlotte ...Read More »
Companies are struggling to find qualified workers to fuel any kind of economic recovery and replace retiring baby boomers, business leaders told Gov. Bev Perdue Monday at an economic roundtable in Charlotte. “We’re adding 1,000 jobs at our site,” Mark Pringle, director ...Read More »
Fitch Ratings said it has affirmed an ‘A+’ rating for Charlotte/Douglas International Airport’s $586 million in revenue bonds. Fitch also gave the bonds a “stable” outlook. Among other things, the A+ rating stems from the airport’s “outstanding financial performance” and its ...
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Charlotte-based Park Sterling Corp., the holding company for Park Sterling Bank, today said it had a $2.9 million net loss in the first quarter, or 10 cents per share, compared with net income of $157,000, or 3 cents a share, ...Read More »