Tim Newman

Jul 6, 2011

Tim Newman to keep CRVA job without contract

Tim Newman will remain CEO of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority without a contract, CRVA board members said today in a letter to Mayor Anthony Foxx and other city officials. […]

Apr 26, 2011

Local 322 helps Charlotte buck state trend

When the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced unionization rates for each state in January, North Carolina was once again dead last with a rate of 3.2 percent. Yet it […]

Apr 4, 2011

CIAA tournament brings record crowd to Charlotte

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament set an attendance record when it was held in Charlotte last month. According to figures released today from by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, […]

Mar 18, 2011

More projects to take off at Charlotte/Douglas

When Charlotte officials are marketing the city, Charlotte/Douglas International Airport is usually one of the top features touted as helping boost economic development and tourism in the region. While airports […]

Feb 23, 2011

How we won it: What it took for Charlotte to bag the 2012 DNC

The 2008 Democratic presidential primaries took a crucial turn May 6 when North Carolina voters chose then-Sen. Barack Obama over then-Sen. Hillary Clinton by almost 15 percentage points, giving him […]

Feb 13, 2011

CIAA renews Charlotte contract

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association last week said it is renewing its contract with Charlotte through 2014. Last month, the Charlotte chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored […]

Jan 14, 2011

Up or down? Charlotte hospitality industry, unemployment stats say two different things

From October to November, a record-high 3,500 jobs were shed in Charlotte’s leisure and hospitality industry, according to the latest unemployment data from the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina. […]

Dec 21, 2010

NASCAR hall is leisure business letdown

When the NASCAR Hall of Fame opened in May, David Montgomery, sales manager at the Westin Charlotte Hotel, thought the museum would generate travelers taking weekend trips to see the […]

Nov 5, 2010

Movers and shakers back visionary’s ‘Sustain Charlotte’

Shannon Binns’ message isn’t new, but he’s hoping how he delivers it and who helps him will make people take notice. But first he has to get the Charlotte community, […]

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