With all of the controversy over union labor and the 2012 Democratic National Convention, a group is offering free legal aid for nonunion workers who are forced from jobs during the convention next fall. The Springfield, Va.-based National Right to ...Read More »
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By next summer, with the 2012 Democratic National Convention around the corner, Jim Bartl and his staff at the Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Office are likely going to have their hands full. They could be flooded with permits as contractors ...Read More »
In late 2007, the Democratic National Convention awarded Alvarado Construction the contract to lead the construction team for the 2008 DNC in Denver. It was a $13 million job that involved readying the Pepsi Center for the event that following ...Read More »
On April 28, former Charlotte Mayor Harvey Gantt stood behind a podium at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, addressing the crowd that had gathered for the press conference. The focus of the event was the 2012 Democratic National Convention, ...
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When Tommy Nichols told his friends he was quitting his information technology job at Central Piedmont Community College to start his own company he got some strange looks. “They asked me if I was nuts for quitting a steady job ...
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The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority announced today that it has three new board members. Chuck Allen is the Charlotte-based managing director of government and community relations for US Airways. Will Miller, who helped Charlotte with its bid for the 2012 Democratic ...Read More »
Detective Charles Witherspoon usually doesn’t get involved until things get really bad, and the situation last year at Vox Sports Club on Wilkinson Boulevard in west Charlotte was about the worst he’d ever seen. The 28-year veteran of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg ...
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The job of the host committee for the 2012 Democratic National Convention is to make sure Charlotte’s small-business community is aware of the opportunities to make money with the convention. That was the message from Dan Murrey, director of the host committee, today ...Read More »
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and former Mayor Harvey Gantt said it will be important to make sure that minority businesses aren’t overlooked when the Democratic National Convention comes to Charlotte in 2012. “This convention is about showcasing our city but also about ...Read More »
Just hours after the Democratic Party announced that Charlotte would host its 2012 national convention, the Levine Museum of the New South got a phone call. A national organization wanted to book the museum during the convention for a sit-down ...
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