|Artist rendering of Dunkin Donuts|
Oct. 1 Watch out dieters, the new Dunkin Donuts, as well as other other retail shops, are coming to West Catawba Avenue just to the west of Magnolia Estates. The old car wash has been torn down and a soon-to-be-built Dunkin Donuts will include a drive-through window.
Sept. 29 The first Save a Life Golf Classic will be held at Trump National Golf Club in Charlotte Oct. 6. Proceeds from the event will benefit LifeShare of the Carolina’s, an organization dedicated to government authorized organ procurement in the area. Honored guests at the event include Highway 12, the recent winners of America’s Got Talent; Nascar legend Bobby Allison, Eric Trump, an heir to the Trump legacy; and Davidson Wildcats’ Coach Bob McKillop. Donation recipients and donor’s family members will volunteer at the function. More information: SaveALifeClassic.org.
Sept. 29 Billionaire David Murdock, the founder of the North Carolina Research Campus, is giving $15 million a year in perpetuity to the David H. Murdock Research Institute.
Sept. 29 Mooresville-based blueharbor bank is partnering with Capital Wealth Advisors to form blueharbor wealth advisors (bhwa). The new division will provide wealth management, estate planning and family office services through CWA’s local offices in Charlotte and Mooresville. "We are very excited to bring these additional services to our client base,” said Jim Marshall, CEO of blueharbor bank.
Sept. 29 Earth-Kind, Inc. an all-natural, non-toxic pest control solutions company selects Mooresville, NC for its manufacturing operation. The company has announced their intentions to lease 50,000-sq.-ft. of manufacturing space located at 346 E. Plaza Dr. The initial manufacturing facility will have 14 full-time employees with an investment of $5,800,000 in new machinery and equipment. Over the next four years the company plans to grow to over 380 full-time employees.
Sept. 29 The Community & Business Expo for Mooresville and South Iredell county is Oct. 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Charles Mack Citizen Center (215 N. Main St., Mooresville). The theme for the 2014 Expo is “Prime Time TV.” Early registration for the event is encouraged. An after party sponsored by blue harbor bank will be held directly following the expo, from 5 to 7 p.m., and will include complimentary food and beverages from local vendors. More information: Mooresvillenc.org.
Sept. 23 Cornelius Commissioner John R. Bradford has been endorsed by Gov. Pat McCrory, who said the local entrepreneur "started and grew his business from the ground up." Bradford is the owner of Park Avenue Properties on West Catawba in Cornelius.
- Habitat for Humanity Cabarrus County hosts the Children of Habitat Breakfast
- Lake Norman Conservatives host Mike Marshall
- Kannapolis Hires Zac Gordon as the city’s Planning Director
- Pig Pickin' Oct. 3 features Thom Tillis at Peninsula Yacht Club
- RCCC to host Cabarrus Jobs Now luncheon
- Nightmare on Catawba Ave.: UNCC prof says DDI traffic flows decrease 7.6 percent during afternoon commute
- Gov. Hunt endorses Marcus in NC House 98 race
- Total regional exports rose 69 percent 2013 over 2012