CHARLOTTE – Central Piedmont Community College has filed a rezoning request with the city, asking to change the zoning on 13.57 acres at the intersection of Morris Field and Capitol drives, adjacent to the school’s Harris Campus. The request, filed on April 22, asks to rezone the land from an R-5 residential use to an [...]
The city of Charlotte says it is offering a 75 percent reimbursement of tuition for contractors who get Building Performance Institute training at Central Piedmont Community College.
Steve Corriher says recessions are ironic times for the Construction Technology Division at Central Piedmont Community College’s Harper campus.
Trane completed a yearlong, $3.6 million Central Piedmont Community College construction project in late September to make improvements that will reduce energy usage by 20 percent. That’s according to Jeff Lowrance, CPCC’s spokesman. Trane is presenting CPCC with a Trane Energy Efficiency Leader Award Wednesday at Tate Hall in the Overcash Building, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. Trane is [...]
Charlotte-based Shaw Power Group has multiple power plant construction projects under way in the area. There’s Cliffside Steam Station in Cleveland and Rutherford Counties, Buck Steam Station in Rowan County and Dan River Steam Station in Rockingham County. They’re big, complex projects: The company is building new coal-fired units, which are expected to be operational [...]
A new batch of real estate agents is about to hit the market, educated by Charlotte’s own Central Piedmont Community College. According to a Tuesday CPCC press release, the college’s real estate students achieved a 90 percent pass rate on the North Carolina Real Estate License Exam during the July 1, 2010-June 30, 2011, testing period. [...]
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 in this economy,” Nichols said. “But I told them I had a dream and I [...]
Age: 48 Lives in: Rock Hill, S.C. Family: wife, Marie; children, Jesse, 7, Jake, 5 Education: bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Joel Matthews likes to blow stuff up. He’s been doing it for about 30 years, and as event producer for East Coast Pyrotechnics in Catawba, S.C., he [...]
Mecklenburg County’s 2011 property tax revaluation could result in the county raking in an extra $70 million in revenue for its fiscal 2012 budget. For some county commissioners, the money is already burning a hole in their pockets, and they’ve come up with their wish lists. Some are calling for more spending on schools. Some [...]
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 five businesses providing up to 15 hours apiece of pro bono services. The five businesses [...]