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McIntosh Law Firm adds elder law attorney

Louise Paglen comes to The McIntosh Law Firm  in Davidson with more than 20 years of legal experience in both the private and corporate sectors. Her practice areas include estate planning, Medicaid planning and asset protection, guardianship, probate, and estate administration. Paglen is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association Elder Law and Estate Planning […]

HomeTrust says COVID-19 affected net

HomeTrust Bancshares, holding company of HomeTrust Bank, today announced  preliminary net income for the fourth quarter and fiscal year of 2020, approval of its quarterly cash dividend, and its updated response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the quarter ended June 30, 2020 compared to the corresponding quarter in the previous year: net income was $3.6 […]


Project planned for prime commercial property in Cornelius

July 30. By Dave Vieser. Developer Jake Palillo is proposing a 252 unit multi-family complex along with retail and commercial on the White House Garden property adjacent to the Wher-Rena Boatland on West Catawba Avenue. The proposal went before the Cornelius Pre Development Committee this week. There may be some rough water ahead. “This may […]


Aquesta 2Q net up 19.4%

July 29. Aquesta Bank net income rose 19.4 percent to $1.42 million during the second quarter ended June 30, up from $1.19 million during the same period last year. Jim Engel, CEO of Aquesta, said there was solid loan and deposit growth during the period. “We continue to perform well despite the continuing negative effects […]

Kim Saragoni: Main Street Champion

Kim Saragoni is Main St. champ in Mooresville

July 28. Kim Saragoni, chair of the Mooresville Downtown Commission, has been recognized as the “2020 Downtown Mooresville Main Street Champion” by the North Carolina Main Street Program. The owner of Four Corners Framing and Gallery has been on the MDC board since 2007. Since then, she has brought her energy to multiple committees, volunteering […]

Atrium Health gets ‘Best Hospital’ ranking from US News & World Report

July 28. Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the “Best Hospital” in the Charlotte metro region for the fourth consecutive year. New to the 2020- 2021 rankings, Atrium Health’s Levine Cancer Institute was also named among the best in the nation for cancer care. Atrium Health […]

Second quarter net at Uwharrie rises 80%

July 27. Uwharrie Capital and its subsidiary, Uwharrie Bank, reported consolidated total assets of $748.2 million as of June 30 this year vs. $656.8 million at year-end 2020. Net income for the six-month period ended June 30, 2020, was $1.9 million, up from $1.6 million for the same period in 2019. For the six months […]

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Red Ventures tells staff to work from home till at least January

July 27. Red Ventures, one of the largest employers in the Charlotte region, has told employees they are not expected back in the office until at Least early next year. The technology/marketing company, which has a large campus in Indian Land, has 2,000 local employees. The Indian Land offices, complete with a bowling alley and […]

President Donald J. Trump waves as he leaves the stage following the ribbon cutting ceremony October 17, 2019, at the Louis Vuitton Workshop- Rochambeau in Alvarado, Texas. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Trump visits NC biotech company today

July 27. President Donald Trump will visit the Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies’ Innovation Center in the Research Triangle Park today. The company is helping with the manufacturing of components for a potential vaccine developed by Novavax. That vaccine is expected to be in Phase 2 clinical trials by the middle of August. As of Sunday, North […]

KS Bancorp announces 2Q financial results

July 24. Smithfield-based KS Bancorp reported net income of $971,000 or $0.88 per diluted share, an increase of 7.0% for the three months ended June 30,  compared to net income of $907,000 or $0.82 per diluted share, for the three months ended June 30, 2019. Net interest income for the three months ended  June 30, was […]