Charlotte-based Park Sterling Bank said it has hired Nancy Foster as chief risk officer. Foster, who is also director of the Risk Management Association in Philadelphia, has served as chief risk officer at New York-based CIT Group and held various positions for ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Horizon Lines said it will launch express intermodal container service to inland U.S. cities when it begins its new Five Star Express trans-Pacific liner service in December. Plans include 15-day availability in Kansas City, Mo., from Shanghai and 16-day availability ...
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LendingTree Loans, a subsidiary of Charlotte-based Tree.com, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Louisville, Ky.-based SurePoint Lending. The acquisitions is expected to close in the first quarter of 2011. As part of the transaction, Tree.com will pay ...Read More »
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will visit Charlotte Wednesday. Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx said he invited LaHood to Charlotte to share his thoughts on the importance of regionalism in the development of the city’s transportation system. “As U.S. secretary of ...Read More »
SPX Corp. will spend $70 million to build global headquarters in Mecklenburg County, generating 180 jobs in Charlotte over the next five years. Under the plan, the Ballantyne-based Fortune 500 company, which provides products and services for various industries — ...Read More »
Charlotte/Douglas International Airport had 12 percent more passengers in August compared with the same month last year, the biggest increase among the top 10 busiest U.S. airports, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Nationwide, airport traffic increased ...Read More »
The public will be able to weigh in on proposed revisions to the Mecklenburg County Air Pollution Control Ordinance, a streetlight assessment for nine subdivisions and Red City Properties’ acceptance of a federal bond during Tuesday’s meeting of the Mecklenburg ...Read More »
In Charlotte, affordable housing has lately been at the fore of the “What role should government play?” debate. When voting for bond proposals Nov. 2, residents showed support for the city’s efforts to provide affordable-housing units. But the $15 million ...
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After three years, North and South Carolina have reached an agreement regarding the use of water in the Catawba-Wateree River Basin. The Bi-State Catawba-Wateree River Basin Advisory Commission, enacted after South Carolina became worried about water supply and sued North ...Read More »