The operation’s codename was Project Sunset, and John Allen was Mecklenburg County’s agent on the case. He runs the numbers. The 2009 Project Sunset assignment was one of his first undercover operations since signing on as the county’s economic development ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County officials are looking at a proposal to spend $50,000 in upfront costs and $10,000 annually to replace $500-a-year software that models the economic benefits and drawbacks of offering industries incentives to move or expand here. But ...Read More »
Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, isn’t the only businessman who has big plans for reinventing his business model with the help of drones. Across the country, Hollywood studios, researchers, farmers, surveyors and Realtors are looking to employ unmanned aircraft for ...Read More »
For those of us old enough to remember the 1960s-era TV show, “The Jetsons” depicted a technologically advanced future replete with flying cars, jetpacks, robotic maids and lots of other labor savings devices. While we still have a way to ...Read More »
It seems like just weeks ago we were putting out our ’13 to watch in 2013’ series, previewing the area’s development for this outgoing year. But, alas, 2013 has come and gone, and 2014 is knocking on the door. But ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – As Christmas approaches, attention naturally turns to evergreens, be they natural or fake. This year in Matthews, some of that attention has been diverted to one particular proposed fake pine, and it wouldn’t be in the corner of ...
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CHARLOTTE – After dabbing its digits in the virtual, three-dimensional future of big institutional construction projects, Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement now wants to jump in, FTP files first, by forming a high-tech Hybrid Collaborative Delivery Team. The 16-member team would ...
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MYERS PARK – Going, going, and now multiple bids. The seller of a beautiful 3,000-square foot Federal-style brick home in Myers Park recently listed it for four days on an online auction site and now is negotiating the sale with ...Read More »
The American Bar Association this month will be asked to endorse a proposed uniform law aiming at new standards for state government websites that host legal materials. The Uniform Electronic Legal Materials Act is proposed by the Uniform Laws Commission to address a trend, still in its infancy, of shuttering public printers and posting laws only online. But shifting an entire system of laws to online-only postings puts our legal system at risk.Read More »
Kerry Beach knows firsthand that syndicated real estate listings on the Internet aren’t always accurate. Sometimes the listing agent’s name is missing or just plain wrong. Sometimes the asking price isn’t correct or a home is listed for sale long ...Read More »