Despite a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Committee recommendation against building a K-8 school at the former Eastland Mall, the Charlotte City Council gave a nod to its staff’s plans to continue negotiating a land sale with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The council also voted ...Read More »
Opponents of the planned tolling of lanes on Interstate 77 continue to raise questions about the state’s contract with a Spanish construction company, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation has been slow to answer them. Uncertainty remains about taxpayers’ ...Read More »
The Associated General Contractors of America announced in Charlotte on Thursday that it has put together a series of steps for contractors to take to improve workplace safety as the number of construction fatalities nationwide has risen. Nationwide, the number ...
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Six defendants in a federal $88 million road construction fraud case are scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 23. Those scheduled for sentencing include the company at the heart of the investigation, Boggs Paving Co. of Monroe; its co-owner; three employees; ...Read More »
UNC Charlotte alumnus and Lowe’s Cos. Inc. Chief Executive Robert Niblock has donated $2.5 million to the school’s Belk College of Business. The funds will support the college’s Student Center for Professional Development, which will be named the Robert A. ...
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CHARLOTTE – Two more former high-level executives at Charlotte-based cleaning company Swisher Hygiene have been charged in connection with an accounting fraud case. Former Chief Financial Officer Michael Kipp, 61, of Charlotte and former External Reporting Director Joanne Viard, 36, ...Read More »