PHOENIX — A subsidiary of Charlotte-based Tree.com that advertised home loans with low initial “teaser rates” without disclosing their risks will pay $1.15 million to Arizona to settle a lawsuit. The state alleged that Irvine, Calif.-based mortgage company Home Loan ...Read More »
Construction begins today on the Interstate 485/Garrison Road interchange in west Mecklenburg County. The new Charlotte interchange, slated for completion in June, is expected to give motorists another entry point to Charlotte/Douglas International Airport and help truck traffic access a ...
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Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and three other local figures have been chosen for a fellowship through 2011 at the The Urban Land Institute’s Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use. The group will be working with other teams — led ...Read More »
The North Carolina Turnpike Authority today said a team made of United Infrastructure Group, Boggs Paving, Anderson Columbia Co. and Rummel, Klepper & Kahl are the low bidders to build a toll road in eastern Mecklenburg County. Bids were opened ...
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With Mecklenburg County’s unemployment rate at 10.5 percent and the economy still sluggish, it’s no wonder that nearly all candidates in the upcoming Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners races have vowed to make the economy their No. 1 priority if ...
Tagged with: Charlotte Regional Partnership David Swindell Harry Bowen Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners Queens University Robert Kravchuk Ronnie Bryant University of North Carolina at CharlotteRead More »
It’s almost dark in Independence Park, at the intersection of Seventh and Hawthorne streets. Tina McSwain sets out motion detectors at the base of the stone columns of the park’s Arhelger Memorial and K-II electromagnetic field detectors around the pond ...Read More »
A Charlotte businessman who was criticized and sued by investors after a newspaper story called his credentials into question has won a round in a legal battle. But Rudolph Alexander, CEO of the Elevator Channel, hasn’t won the war. Investors ...
Tagged with: Elevator Channel Hoyt Tessener Ian Byrne James Ellison Judge Sam Ervin IV Mandy Marie Blase North Carolina Court of Appeals Paul Ellison Rudolph Alexander Scott Ellison The Charlotte ObserverRead More »
49,053 renter households in Mecklenburg County are in need of affordable housing, while the supply of affordable housing in the Charlotte area is expected to decline in the next 20 years, according to a study that will be presented to ...Read More »
When it comes to college completion rates, North Carolina lags not just the U.S. average, but at least 16 other developed nations, according to report released Tuesday. The State of the South 2010 report, by Chapel Hill-based MDC, ranks 13 Southern ...Read More »