CHARLOTTE — An economist at the University of North Carolina Charlotte says he expects the state’s unemployment rate to continue dropping this year. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/N5Selm ) that economist John Connaughton said Tuesday he expects North Carolina’s jobless rate to fall below 6 percent during ...Read More »
The Obama administration rolled out revisions to a program last month designed to prevent some homeowners from going into foreclosure. But many question the Home Affordable Refinance Program’s effectiveness and say that it’s too narrow and limited to make an ...Read More »
North Carolina’s economy expanded by only 1 percent last year and will continue to have a sluggish recovery from the recession through 2012, University of North Carolina at Charlotte economist John Connaughton said today in his latest quarterly economic forecast. “Overall, the ...
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Bruce Stewart was expecting more. When the NASCAR Hall of Fame opened nearly a year ago, he thought business at his diner, Lola’s, would hit the gas pedal. After all, Lola’s, on South Brevard Street, is across the street from ...Read More »