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Women’s Business Expo with champagne, piano

Champagne, cars, a pianist, chocolate and interesting businesses will greet women leaders when they arrive at Business Today’s Top Women Champagne Reception and Expo at River Run Country Club Oct. 17. It’s the only business expo in North Carolina with champagne. Expo partners include the Cain Center for the Arts, Christmas Decor, Freedom Boat Club, […]

New head of school at Cannon

Christopher Jones will be the next Cannon School head of school, effective July 1 next year. Matthew Gossage is retiring, effective June 30 after 13 years of service. A Texas native, Jones earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He currently serves the University of Chicago […]

183,000 minority enterprises in NC

Oct. 15. In conjunction with Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, Gov. Roy Cooper has declared October 2018 as Minority Enterprise Development Month. The proclamation acknowledges the achievements of minority businesses, corporations and financial institutions that support minority businesses throughout the state. “Supporting the development of a diverse business community ensures that we have the best […]


Big increase in third-quarter net at blueharbor

Third-quarter net income at blueharbor bank rose 26 percent to $661,152, compared to $523,794 during the same quarter last year.  On a per-share basis, earnings at the Moresville-based bank rose to 22 cents vs 17 cents per share. For the nine-months ended Sept. 30, blueharbor reported net income of $1.89 million, up 45 percent from […]


15 vie for Top Women Awards

Fifteen successful women will be recognized Oct. 17 at the Top Women Awards, one of the oldest and largest events honoring women in Lake Norman and Cabarrus County. This year’s Top Women finalists are a diverse group, ranging from small business owners and entrepreneurs to distillers and brewers. Business Today’s Top Women awards have a 14-year-long history of recognizing […]

Tate Hanna leaders

Allen Tate Cos. and Howard Hanna Real Estate join forces

Sept. 20. Allen Tate Cos. and Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the largest family-owned real estate company in the nation, have formed a new joint venture with ownership interests from both companies. Allen Tate, established in 1957, is the fourth-largest private, family owned firm in the country. “This union brings together first-rate real estate professionals […]

Aquesta’s Wilmington branch temporarily closed because of Forence

Sept. 18. It won’t be back to normal for Aquesta employees in Wilmington for another couple of days. Although there was only minor water damage from a leak in the roof, the branch will stay closed until later this week, or possibly Monday, depending on when travel is deemed safe. The 2,000 square foot branch […]

Newsmakers Breakfast Sept. 26 on public, charter schools

The thinking behind the charter school debate—not the politics—will be the subject of a Newsmakers Breakfast Sept. 26 at The Peninsula Club. Thought leaders Karen Bentley, a former Mecklenburg County Commissioner, and Jim Fuller, a member of the Davidson Board of Commissioners, will field questions for the better part of an hour over breakfast. Davidson […]

Home Foreclosures – July 2018 – August 2018

Mecklenburg County 7/16/18 Robert A. Lewis Sr., 264 Glenallen Rd. 28117, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems $231,990 7/23/18 Trevor & Nicole Ashline, 115 Cloverhill Rd. 28117, Amerisouth Mortgage Company $641,250 7/30/18 Daphne C. Matthews, 191 Regency Rd. 28117, Piedmont Bank $69,500 8/9/18 Scott & Hilarie Lynn, 112 Danica Pl. 28117, Sidus Financial $259,000   Cabarrus County […]


Panic buying fuels gas shortage

  SEPT. 13. By Dave Yochum. Updated Friday 11 am. You don’t build a church for Easter Sunday. That’s the analogy Tom Kloza used to describe the normally adequate gasoline supply system that provides fuel from distribution centers in Greensboro and Charlotte to thousands of gas stations in and around the Golden Crescent. Panic buying […]

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