Central Piedmont Community College

Apr 13, 2011

1 Charlotte business to get ‘extreme’ makeover as part of Small Business Week

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 […]

Feb 19, 2011

Harvard economist: Less red tape, warm weather heat up city’s economy

The growth and success of Charlotte can be attributed to warm weather, skilled workers and a free market that allows for residential construction. That’s according to Harvard economist Edward Glaeser, […]

Jan 11, 2011

CPCC expects 20,000 students for spring semester

Central Piedmont Community College said more than 20,000 students are expected to begin classes in the spring semester. The semester began Monday. CPCC is the largest community college in North […]

Dec 10, 2010

As stimulus money runs out, work force training programs to get pink slip

When Von Chance got laid off from her job in finance, she decided to get back into the medical field, where she knew jobs were available. But at 33, she […]

Nov 19, 2010

Closing, relocating schools could affect property values

With some public schools in the county set to consolidate or close after changes approved this month, many in the public are wondering about the impacts. But the changes, such […]

Nov 2, 2010

Some companies find the grass is greener in S.C.

Robb Hudson was frustrated with Mecklenburg County. The North American vice president for Leicestershire, England-based Winbro Group Technologies had hoped the county would take more of an interest in the […]

Oct 26, 2010

Decision 2010: Board of Commissioners at-large race

(Editor's note: The following is part of The Mecklenburg Times' coverage of the Nov. 2 elections.)

Oct 26, 2010

Decision 2010: The Mecklenburg County sheriff’s race

(Editor's note: The following is part of The Mecklenburg Times' coverage of the Nov. 2 elections.)

Oct 19, 2010

For people with disabilities, recession ups challenge of getting a job

For nearly a year in 2008, Edward Robinson looked for a job around his Huntersville home, applying everywhere from grocery stores and movie theaters to bowling alleys and home-improvement centers. […]

Oct 8, 2010

Holiday job hunt could be hard work for teens

Having opened Dollar Plus in August, Doris Afam is excited about the upcoming holiday season and what will hopefully be a big boost in sales. But that excitement is tempered […]

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