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$19.2 million expansion brings 133 new jobs to Catawba

Oct. 15. Pöppelmann Plastics USA , a supplier for Metrolina Greenhouses in Huntersville, will invest more than $19.2 million at its manufacturing campus in Catawba County. The German company, a leading manufacturer of plastic components and parts with more than 2,500 employees worldwide, focuses on plastic pots and cultivation systems for the commercial horticulture industry. […]

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Mecklenburg new corporations: Aug. 16- Sept. 17

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State Cornelius 8/16/21 A.L.B Vending LLC, Anthony Leonard Bennett, 19109 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius 8/16/21 Ani Salon & Spa NC LLC, Frank Elton Free Sr., 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius 8/16/21 Golden River Farms Road POA, Joseph J. Shipbaugh, 18605 Northline Dr. Unit 1-3, Cornelius 8/16/21 […]

blueharbor bank reports much higher 3Q

  Oct. 14. Mooresville-based blueharbor bank reported third-quarter net income rose 74 percent to $1,375,837 from $789,152 during the same quarter last year. For the nine months ended Sept. 30, net income was $3,597,426, compared to $2,305,302 for the same period last year. Loan growth “Our organic loan growth continues to be very strong at […]

LKN Chamber board nominees

Oct. 13. The Lake Norman Chamber Nominating Committee has put the following individuals up for the Board of Directors: David Keith, Artisan Direct; Bill Leonard, Atrium Health; Douglas Marion, Advanced Wealth Strategies; Tracey Stehle, Allen Tate; Leah Trowbridge, McIntosh Law Firm; and former NC Sen. Jeff Tarte, with Zennergy. Additional nominations can be made at […]


Davidson announces new round of COVID funds for small retailers

Oct. 13. The Davidson Board of Commissioners has announced another round of the Davidson COVID Business Support Grant worth $50,000 in total. A qualifying Davidson business can apply for up to $4,000 in grant funds to be used for COVID-related items that help to keep them operating. The grants, which use American Rescue Plan funds, […]

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VLN lands 2 tourism industry awards

Oct. 11. Visit Lake Norman, the convention and visitors bureau headquartered in Cornelius, received two awards for destination marketing at the North Carolina Tourism Industry Association conference. VLN received a gold award in the leisure category for the Escape to the Lake marketing campaign as well as another gold in the community stakeholders category for […]

Grace Kennedy and Tom Kennedy, co-owners of Pedego Electric Bikes Lake Norman

Meet the Kennedys, e-bike entrepreneurs

Oct. 8. Tom Kennedy and Grace Kennedy, co-owners of Pedego Electric Bikes Lake Norman in Antiquity, have opened a genuine mom-and-pop business in Antiquity in Cornelius. Their two children lend a hand as well, but the husband-wife duo is all-in when it comes to entrepreneurship in the fast-growing world of e-bikes. They rent and sell […]

Novant lands ‘Most Wired’ award

Oct. 8. Novant Health has been recognized by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ as a “Digital Health Most Wired” program for the fifth year in a row. The annual survey assesses how effectively healthcare organizations apply technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities. Novant Health […]

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Kepner joins board of independent funeral home association

Oct. 7. John D. Kepner, president of Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Huntersville, is a new member of the board of directors of Selected Independent Funeral Homes. He was installed as a director of the world’s oldest association of independently-owned funeral homes at their annual meeting in San Antonio. Kepner’s grandfather and father were […]

Jane Campbell chair of NC Veterans Affairs Commission

Oct. 8. Gov. Cooper has appointed Davidson Town Commissioner Jane E. Campbell as the chair to the state the Veterans Affairs Commission. Campbell, who is mayor pro tem, serves on the commission as the representative of the 12th Congressional District. Campbell, who served over 25 years in the Navy as a public affairs officer, continues […]