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Omnibus bill stalls in Senate (access required)

RALEIGH – A bill in the General Assembly that already passed both the House and Senate has been referred to the Committee on Rules and Operations in the Senate for a second time – even as the clock continues to ...

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Renovation Report: Kaleidoscope ─ The Business Center @ South Main Square (access required)


South Main Square, in the arts district in the town of Davidson, has a little bit of everything. Well, almost everything.What it was missing was a large meeting space – for both business and social uses. But after some renovations to the former space of Davidson Beverage Co. and previously Masterworks School of the Arts in The Business Center, South Main Square will offer Davidson just such a space.

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NCDOT to host meeting for subcontractors on I-85 widening project (access required)

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will hold an outreach meeting for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise subcontractors about work on an upcoming project that will double the capacity of a stretch of Interstate 85 in Cabarrus County. The meeting is to be held at 11 a.m. on July 24 at the Metrolina Regional Traffic Management Center at 2327 Tipton Drive.

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State senator says energy efficiency bill isn’t dead (access required)

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House Bill 201, a bill that would reinstate 2009 energy efficiency standards in commercial construction, appeared to be sailing through the North Carolina General Assembly in mid-June.Then, on June 24, it again was removed from the calendar and referred to a committe, casting doubt on whether the bill would receive a vote during this legislative session. But Sen. Andrew Brock said he thinks the bill will come out of committee and be back in front of the Senate within the next couple of weeks.

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