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Peoples Bancorp declares cash dividend

Nov. 23. Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina has declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.17 per share payable Dec. 15 to shareholders of record on Dec. 3. Peoples Bank has 17 branches. Common stock is publicly traded and is quoted on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol PEBK.

Starting today: New flights to Melbourne, Fla. from Concord

Nov. 18. If you’re a fan of beaches, fishing, golf and snorkeling, check out Allegiant’s new daily nonstop flights to Melbourne, Fla. from Concord-Padgett Regional Airport. Twice-weekly service begins today and the company is offering promotional one-way fares as low as $33. Flight days, times and the lowest fares are on Seats and dates […]

Another round of COVID bonuses coming for Fifth Third employees

Nov. 18. Fifth Third Bank, which has a substantial footing locally thanks to the First Charter acquisition in 2007, will make a special payment of $1,250 to full-time employees who have provided essential banking services during the pandemic. “Our employees have gone above and beyond to ensure that we continue to meet the financial needs […]

Allen Tate announces new president of Allen Tate Realtors

Nov. 17. Gary Scott, who has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, including more than 10 years as general sales manager and senior vice president of Allen Tate Realtors, has been named president of Allen Tate Realtors. Scott has held positions with multiple brokerage firms across the East Coast including […]


UCB completes conversion process after Aquesta merger

Nov. 17. United Community Bank has completed the conversion of all bank systems and customer operations after the acquisition of Cornelius-based Aquesta Bank. All nine Aquesta locations have been re-branded as part of United Community Bank, bringing United’s total footprint to 180 offices across five states. “Aquesta has been the ideal partner for us to […]


Why retirees are flocking to North Carolina

Nov. 15. By Ricky Allen. Retirees often spend their golden years relaxing and making the most of every day. Most look for a prime location with a bustling community of pensioners, and North Carolina is one of these places. Not to mention, the state also has a wealth of natural and scenic spots for older […]

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Million-dollar home sales

10/11/21 $3,250,000 to Soun Investment Properties II, 19053 Double Eagle Drive, Cornelius 9/23/21 $1,300,000 Andrew Graves & Ana Holland to Joseph & Sarah Lynch, 18706 Lanteen Brook Court, Cornelius 10/11/21 $1,175,000 Shirley Barrack to Katharine & William Parrott III, 18800 Flat Shoals Drive, Cornelius 9/20/21 $1,350,000 David & Jill Slater to Bradley & Lynn Peterson, […]


Mecklenburg new corporations: Sept. 20-Oct. 21

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State Cornelius 9/20/21 MSB Solutions LLC, Matt Browning, 19240 Kanawha Dr., Cornelius 9/20/21 Red Numbers LLC, Jason Daniel Resener, 19529 Natalie Rd., Cornelius 9/21/21 Lands CyberForensics LLC, Jason Farris Lands, 22414 John Gamble Rd., Cornelius 9/21/21 Sunrise Power LLC, Nancy Muneton, 18505 Statesville Rd. Ste. A04, […]

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Pandemic learning; some good, some bad

BUSINESS ADVICE | By Cheryl Kane Nov. 2. I just realized how close 2022 is, and I had to pause for several minutes and think how long it’s been since I first wore a mask in public. It was the last weekend in February 2020 as I went to my last appointment with a stylist. […]


United Community Banks completes acquisition of Aquesta

Nov. 1. By Dave Yochum. United Community Banks, which has officially taken over Aquesta Financial Holdings, is erecting new signage on the Jetton Road headquarters of the local bank. It marks the end and the beginning of two financial institutions in Cornelius. Aquesta, founded by Jim Engel and other investors in 2006, had $752 million […]