RALEIGH — Republican legislators say Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue is threatening the prompt return of income tax refunds to North Carolina residents by borrowing money in a way that violates the state constitution. Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker ...Read More »
Construction began this morning on a $31 million, five-story, 171,285-square-foot addition to Carolinas HealthCare System’s Morehead Medical Plaza II building, which will house the headquarters of the Levine Cancer Institute. The addition will go atop the one-story building at 1021 Morehead Medical Drive in Charlotte, ...Read More »
RALEIGH — People with legally concealed handguns could take their hidden weapons into more restaurants and to public parks in legislation that cleared a House committee today after debate that weighed if the public would be safer by offering it ...Read More »
Speedway Motorsports this morning said it had fourth-quarter 2010 net income of $6 million, or 14 cents per diluted share, compared with net loss of $15.2 million, or 36 cents per share, for the same period in 2009. The Concord ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Gov. Beverly Perdue says she believes it’s a good time to try to lure California-based companies to build or expand in North Carolina. Perdue and other administration officials were heading today to the West Coast on a trade ...Read More »
President Barack Obama has invited a bipartisan group of lawmakers from Charlotte and Chicago to the White House tonight to watch Obama’s hometown Chicago Bulls play the Charlotte Bobcats, according to a story by The Associated Press. Earlier in the day, Obama ...
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Goodrich Corp. said today that it has been chosen by Airbus to provide the nacelle system for a new engine for Airbus’ A320 family of single-aisle airplanes. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Under the agreement, Charlotte-based Goodrich will design the nacelle ...Read More »
Charlotte manufacturer SPX Corp. today said it has completed the purchase of New Zealand-based engineering company B.W. Murdoch Limited. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. B.W. provides processing solutions for the food and beverage industry. “B.W. Murdoch greatly increases our process-engineering and project-management ...
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The world’s largest privately held insurance broker said it has opened an office in Charlotte. The office is at Regus SouthPark Center, 6000 Fairview Road. Plans call for a move to permanent office space in about 90 days. In Charlotte, Lockton ...Read More »
Charlotte-based General Dynamics said today that it has been awarded an $11.2 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to make components for a weapons system. The contract, awarded to General Dynamics’ armament and technical products division, is for the continued production of MK82 ...Read More »