CHARLOTTE – After debating the rising cost of the proposed CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2, or streetcar project, Charlotte City Council members on Monday approved spending additional money on its development, for a revised cost of $150 million. The council ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — The campaign of Gov. Pat McCrory says it will give to charity more than $10,000 in political donations tied to a North Carolina paving company involved in what federal prosecutors say was a bid-rigging and kickback scheme involving nearly $88 million in government ...Read More »
Where do we grow from here? Charlotte, Raleigh expected to have nation’s fastest growth in coming years
Charlotte and Raleigh are poised to grow faster than any other large urban areas in the country over the next fifteen years. In fact, Charlotte’s population is projected to grow by 71 percent from 2010 to 2030, according to a ...
Tagged with: Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization Cole Cornelius David Jenest Jenest and Stone john chesser Rebecca Tippett U.S. Census Bureau UNC Chapel Hill UNC Charlotte Urban Institute United Nations study wayne herronRead More »
CHARLOTTE – The president and co-owner of Boggs Paving Inc. pleaded guilty on Thursday to one count of conspiracy and one count of money laundering conspiracy; an additional 27 counts will be dismissed. Boggs was released on bond and will ...Read More »
The owners of two Union County road construction companies at the heart of an $87 million federal fraud case are now the only people scheduled to stand trial this fall. This week, an Aug. 4 plea hearing was scheduled in ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A third former employee of Monroe-based Boggs Paving Inc. has pleaded guilty to federal charges in a massive fraud, conspiracy and money laundering case and is cooperating with investigators. Plea agreements struck between the defendants and the U.S. ...
Tagged with: Arnold Mann Boggs Paving Inc. Carl Andrew Drew Boggs III department of transportation fraud conspiracy and money laundering Greg MIller Greg Tucker John Styx Cuthbertson trucking Kevin HIcksRead More »
Editor’s note: Story updated July 21 to include extension of time for U.S. Attorney’s Office to file a response to motions. CHARLOTTE – Two more defendants are expected to plead guilty in the federal conspiracy, money laundering and fraud case ...Read More »
CORNELIUS – It was a skeptical crowd of residents and elected officials that gathered Monday night at Cornelius Town Hall to hear a presentation on the proposed Interstate 77 toll project by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The project ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — A federal judge on Wednesday accepted a guilty plea on one conspiracy count from a former employee of a road construction company charged with 29 counts of fraud and conspiracy in misrepresenting its use of a certified disadvantaged ...Read More »
The Southern Environmental Law Center is again challenging in court the state and federal decision to build a 19.7-mile high-speed bypass around congested U.S. Highway 74 in Monroe. The SELC filed suit in U.S. District Court in Charlotte on Monday ...Read More »