Galen Massey is a rare breed. The Charlotte investor is known in the real estate industry as a bird dog. It’s a term for someone who scouts around for houses on sale, hunting for obscure, but profitable, deals for real ...Read More »
The unemployment rate fell in the Charlotte area and Mecklenburg County from November to December, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina said today. But the rates for Charlotte and the county still remained above the state’s December rate of ...
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The Mecklenburg Times has posted photos from today’s press conference, held in Charlotte, about the Democratic National Convention announcement. To view the photos, click here.Read More »
Projected economic impact aside, the 2012 Democratic National Convention is, at the end of the day, a political event. And while the Democratic mayor of Charlotte and governor of North Carolina are rejoicing, some Republicans are, perhaps not surprisingly, more ...Read More »
Charlotte’s snagging of the 2012 Democratic National Convention is expected to have an impact on many of the city’s sectors, including hospitality and tourism. The convention, expected to draw more than 35,000 attendees, will mean quite a windfall for area hotels, ...
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Former Mecklenburg County Sheriff Jim Pendergraph said he has some reservations about the announcement today that Charlotte will play host to the 2012 Democratic National Convention. “I think it’s going to be a huge stress on our infrastructure,” said Pendergraph, who is ...Read More »
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Center City, a new $50.4 million classroom building in the heart of the city’s business district, has an executive director. Jerry Coughter is former campus executive officer of George Mason University in Loudoun County, Va. Construction ...Read More »
The CMS Investment Study Group has unveiled a program that aims to generate $55 million in private funding to improve the education for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students in the west Charlotte corridor. Under a five-year plan, Project Leadership and Investment for Transformation will ...Read More »
The following e-mail was sent from Tim Kaine, chairman of the DMC and former governor of Virginia, to DNC members in announcing Charlotte as the host city for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Dear Member — We had a tough choice ...Read More »