Charlotte-based Polymer Group said it had net income of $21.64 million in the third quarter, or $1.02 per share, up from $12.55 million, or 62 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. The company produces materials for hygiene ...Read More »
The North Carolina Department of Transportation said it will shift traffic on N.C. 16 (Providence Road) between Interstate 485 and the Mecklenburg County line Friday afternoon. The traffic shift is part of the widening of N.C. 16 between I-485 and Rea ...Read More »
Two lanes of East Woodlawn Road over Interstate 77 in Charlotte will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, the North Carolina Department of Transportation said. The lane closures are necessary for crews to do rehabilitation work on ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. said energy from a new Duke solar farm in Taylorsville, N.C., has begun powering homes and businesses of EnergyUnited customers. EnergyUnited, which serves Alexander County and 19 other North Carolina counties, plans to buy all of the energy ...
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Charlotte City Councilman Andy Dulin, a Republican representing District 6, said he is upset over the location of projects financed by the bonds package approved by voters Nov. 2, saying none are in south Charlotte. Responding to a map presented ...Read More »
Sales of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses in the Charlotte region fell 23.3 percent in October compared with October 2009, Charlotte Regional Realtor Association reported today. There were 1,695 closings in October, down from the 2,210 in October 2009 but ...
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Charlotte’s hotel occupancy rate was 57.7 percent in September, up from 51.2 percent in September 2009, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said today. September marked the ninth consecutive month in which the rate rose. Year-to-date occupancy is 58.2 percent, up ...Read More »
After receiving a letter from Mayor Anthony Foxx’s office Sept. 13, signed, to the best of his knowledge, by Foxx himself, Eric Dudley thought it was all settled. He was the new chairman of the Business Advisory Committee. But three ...
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Just follow the money. Do that, Cornelius Mayor Jeff Tarte says, and you’ll find out why people in the unincorporated areas of Cornelius aren’t getting the police protection for which they pay. “It’s politics at its ultimate,” he said. “The ...
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In June 2009, Mecklenburg County and the city of Charlotte were allocated $57.8 million in federal bond money to help businesses fund capital projects and jump-start the local economy. Despite the availability of that funding – Recovery Zone Facility Bonds, ...
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