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Who’s there? Who cares? Who gets it?

June 30. By Cheryl Kane. When a service is needed, the quickest return call is often the one who gets the job. The same is true of peer-to-peer, or subordinate to supervisor communications or vice-versa. Those who are reasonably responsive are those who build relationships, create relationships built on reliability, and gain repeat business due […]

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Automated, on-demand drone delivery system takes flight

June 28. Novant Health, Magellan Rx Management, and Cardinal Health have launched long-range drone deliveries out of a distribution center in Kannapolis with the Zipline delivery system. “We imagine a future in which goods are transported nearly instantly,” said Keller Rinaudo, founder of Zipline. Instant logistics Zipline’s drones can drop packages at customers’ homes and […]

Farmers can apply now for Ag Biz Planner & Ag Biz Basics courses

June 28. Carolina Farm Credit is now accepting applications for Ag Biz Planner and Ag Biz Basics. These e-learning courses teach financial and business planning, budgeting, and other farm financial management topics that are essential to a farm’s success. The 10-module and four-module courses are facilitated by Farm Credit University, in conjunction with AgCarolina and […]

The McIntosh Law Firm adds patent attorney

June 27. Patent attorney Ed Sisson has joined The McIntosh Law Firm in Davidson in an of counsel role after a five-year referral relationship. Sisson, who holds more than 30 US patents, spent 20 years working for Fortune 500 companies before becoming a patent and trademark attorney in 2004. Sisson is also a co-founder of […]

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NC Treasurer takes aim at hospitals benefiting from COVID relief

June 23. Taxpayer-funded COVID relief helped transfer billions of dollars to North Carolina hospital systems, according to State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell. The hospital systems, including Atrium and Novant, together took in $1.5 billion in taxpayer-funded COVID relief, as well as another $1.6 billion in Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments, Folwell, a frequent healthcare critic, […]

Dodge is new HR manager in Davidson

Judy Dodge is the new HR manager for the Town of Davidson. She worked for the State University of New York as well as Davidson College, before joining the Town of Davidson. She will be responsible for updating personnel policies, classification and compensation, recruitment and hiring, benefits administration, performance evaluation system, and employee relations. Additionally, […]

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Hot properties: Million-dollar home sales

Here are recent home sales over $1 million from April 26 – May 17 $2,200,000 Carol Turner to Trent Wallace, 7333 Windaliere Drive, Cornelius. $1,785,000 Leslie Barnett to John & Sharmila Bristol, 17500 Sail View Drive, Cornelius. $1,700,000 Jeffrey & Marlee Bodle to Kerry Sanders, 16715 100 Norman Pl., Cornelius. $1,257,000 Charles Francis to Mark […]

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At the car wash: Entrepreneurial concept includes food trucks, leased spaces

June 8. David Dunn realized he had a special piece of property when he purchased the LKN Car Wash on Catawba Avenue in December of 2019. After sprucing up the nearly 1.5 acre lot, the Cornelius Realtor began to host several successful food trucks. Voila: The property is being re-envisioned as a Food Truck Village […]

Premier Sotheby’s adds agents in Lake Norman

June 8. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty announced new sales professionals in the company’s Lake Norman office. Maura Barnes Lyn Briggs Rosie Burt Haley Fay Abi Goldberg Julie Gordievsky Steve Hankins Beth Hutchby Susan Jakubowski Kelly Meyer Jason Meyer Patti Mikita Jeff Norris Barbara Shraga Dawn Wilson Julie Cash, founder and owner of J Cash Real […]

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Is working from home sustainable over the long term? 

June 8. By Cheryl Kane. Work from home (WFH), remote work, and flexible hours have become common. Many claim this shift, originally due to COVID, is permanent. Some say it is a necessary benefit to competitively attract desirable employees in this labor-short market. Its benefits are extolled by employees and employers. This all sounds too […]