Author Archives: Paul Fletcher

Gone phishing (access required)

It looked innocent, like it always does. The subject line to the message said, “[So and so] has shared a document with you.” The body text was routine: “[So and so] has invited you to view the following document.” And ...

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Firefly ball (access required)

In honor of Opening Day next week, here’s a baseball item: Tebow Time is coming to the Carolinas. Tim Tebow, the Heisman Trophy winner and one-time NFL quarterback, will make his minor league debut as a member of the Columbia ...

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Ballantyne Corporate Park sold (access required)

One-point-two billion. That’s how much money changed hands in the biggest real estate deal in Charlotte history last week. New York-based Northwood Investors paid $1.2 billion for Ballantyne Corporate Park in South Charlotte. The deal closed March 8, and 40 ...

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Pi are square (access required)

This next item looks more like a press release or a pay-to-play article than an AP wire item, but that’s where we found it. And since it involves Bojangles, founded in Charlotte in 1977, and sweet potatoes (the official vegetable ...

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Walking on Sunshine (access required)

This coming week (March 12-18) is Sunshine Week, an initiative to promote open government and freedom of information. And this coming Thursday, March 16, is celebrated as National FOI Day. This date was chosen because it is the birthday of ...

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Be careful out there (access required)

Charlotte is the 23rd safest place in the U.S. to raise a family, according to a new report from Good Call, a personal finance resource company in Fort Mill, South Carolina. The company’s “2017 Safest Places to Raise a Family” ...

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