Tim Newman will remain CEO of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority without a contract, CRVA board members said today in a letter to Mayor Anthony Foxx and other city officials. Until today, it was unknown what would happen to Newman, ...Read More »
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The Charlotte City Council has decided to award $2.5 million, rather than $10 million, to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, in a blow to the embattled tourism-booster group. The council is expected to vote July 25 on the remainder of ...
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Mayor Anthony Foxx today said he is not pleased with a Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority report based on a consultant’s review. In April, the CRVA board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for $25,000 after criticism arose over Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association bonuses paid to ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. and China-based ENN Group have signed an agreement to form an eco-partnership with Charlotte and the Chinese city of Langfang in Hebei Province. The agreement was signed Tuesday at a ceremony over which U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ...Read More »
The April 15 groundbreaking for the new Mosaic Village complex on Charlotte’s west side was a festive affair with a marching band, marquee tent and business and political leaders galore — and an unofficial job fair for Charlotte’s minority contractors. ...
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Mayor Anthony Foxx today said former County Commissioner Dan Murrey will be the executive director for the host committee of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Foxx made the announcement at the Bechtler Museum at noon. “Dan brings just the right mix ...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 »
One small business in Charlotte will be given an “extreme” makeover as part of Small Business Week May 16-20, the city said. The city, Central Piedmont Community College’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the makeover, which involves ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council was bombarded Monday with concerns from residents regarding the proposed Independence Boulevard Area Plan. Ed Garber, an Independence Boulevard-area resident, said businesses and property owners along the corridor don’t know what the future of Independence Boulevard ...
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