Facing a record enrollment of about 25,000 students for the fall semester and $7 million in state budget cuts, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is once again holding a race/walk to provide financial assistance to students. The university ...Read More »
Across the nation, there has been a movement toward the development of electric smart grids. The grids allow utility customers to track and manage energy use on a near real-time basis, giving the customer an opportunity to decrease power use ...
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Morgan Ramsey’s longtime love affair with NASCAR ended badly. He grew up in Ridgeway, Va., just a few miles from the Martinsville Speedway and started going to races when he was 8. Family outings often consisted of traveling to regional ...
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Having opened Dollar Plus in August, Doris Afam is excited about the upcoming holiday season and what will hopefully be a big boost in sales. But that excitement is tempered by the fact that she can’t afford to hire as ...
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So far this year, Mecklenburg County residential foreclosure filings are down by 525 from the same period last year. In the first eight months of 2009 there were 8,285 filings in the county, down 7 percent from 7,760 filings this ...Read More »
Carroll Gray is frustrated with the Charlotte City Council. As executive director of the Lake Norman Transportation Commission, Gray is charged with improving road, interstate and commuter-rail infrastructure in north Mecklenburg and Iredell counties. The Charlotte Area Transit System’s proposed ...Read More »
The Interstate 85 northbound ramp to N.C. 150 in Davidson County is expected to be closed today starting at 7 a.m. so that work can begin on the first phase of the I-85 Corridor Improvement Project, the North Carolina Department ...Read More »
The North Carolina Utilities Commission has denied two petitions in opposition to a March 1 filing by Duke Energy Carolinas to register two coal-powered steam stations as renewable-energy facilities. On Friday, the utility commission denied the petitions of Temple-Inland Inc. ...Read More »
It’s late on a Friday afternoon and the sun is starting to droop toward the horizon. Sitting on the steps of his rental house, Dante Jones takes a sip of his Mountain Dew. The 42-year-old man has, by his own ...Read More »
Dear Mr. Berko: I continue to read in the local paper and on TV that revenues and profits for many companies are increasing by 10 percent or more, and then the stock market jumps 200 points or more. A 10 ...Read More »