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$3,023,000 19241 Hidden Cove Ln, Cornelius

Hot Properties: Million-dollar deals

Sept. 13. Recent home sales over $1 million. $4,000,000 Martin & Cynthia Gaunt to Jason & Jennifer Tarantino 17146 Freshwater Ln., Cornelius $3,023,000 Robert & Erin Hallman to John & Kathryn Connor, 19241 Hidden Cove Ln., Cornelius $1,856,000 Neil & Tara Condon to Christopher & Anita Donohoe, 19339 Overleaf Ln., Davidson $1,650,000 Vivian Realmuto to […]

Ron Herbert in front of Red Rocks Cafe in Birkdale Village.

Red Rocks open this week but will close briefly next week, Sept. 18-22

By TL Bernthal. Sept. 11. Red Rocks Cafe in Birkdale Village will close Monday, Sept. 18, to Friday, Sept. 22,  as bar and patio remodeling takes place. The restaurant will re-open Saturday, Sept. 23, owner Ron Herbert says. That Saturday is also Dressler’s last night of service and 20th anniversary celebration. The work is part […]

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Newsmakers Breakfast Sept. 22 features Q&A with Dr. Hill, new CMS superintendent

Sept. 11. Dr. Crystal Hill, the new superintendent of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, will be the featured speaker at a Newsmakers Breakfast Q&A Sept. 22 at The Peninsula Club. She leads the second-largest school system in North Carolina. Public education is a timely topic, not only as the 23-24 school year gets under way, but as […]

Library at Central Piedmont

Central Piedmont library included in American Libraries’ Design Showcase

Sept. 6. The Hagemeyer Library at Central Piedmont Community College  has been included in American Libraries’ 2023 Design Showcase which highlights the most impressive new and renovated libraries in the United States. The 66,321 square-foot Hagemeyer Library is part of the one-year-old Parr Center, the 183,000 square foot hub of student life on the Central […]


Town of Davidson opens 23-24 Main St. business grant applications

Aug. 31. The Davidson Main Street Business Grant for 2023-24 has been approved by the  Board of Commissioners with $15,000 in funding. The goals of the program are to provide direct financial benefit to small businesses, retain and create jobs in association with small businesses, and to spur private investment. The Davidson Main Street Business […]

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Lakefront mansion in Cornelius hits the market at $9 million

Aug. 30. An eight-bedroom lakefront mansion in Cornelius has hit the market at $9 million. Located on Tinker Place—a small street off Mollypop near the end of Belle Isle, the estate has over 300 feet of shoreline with wide main channel views. The house has a spiral staircase, elevator, multiple great rooms, a movie theater, […]

Labor Day By the Numbers

Aug. 30. WalletHub’s Labor Day survey provides a snapshot of the American working public and some are struggling. For example, the Writers Guild and SAG-AFTRA have been striking for months to improve pay and ensure AI isn’t used to hurt workers. Some of the findings: —Many people have started working harder. 63% of people say […]

ConvergeSouth, a 2-day conference for start-ups and investors, coming in October

Aug. 28. ConvergeSouth 2023, a two-day Expo and Conference featuring startups and investors will be held Oct. 5-6. The event, which is produced by the Flywheel Foundation, will be held at the Cabarrus Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. “Converge South will expose local entrepreneurs to resources and knowledge they can use to scale their business […]

SCORE announces ‘Pitch for Growth’ contest

Aug. 24. SCORE Charlotte’s Pitch for Growth 2023 competition, which begins Sept. 5, offers small business owners a unique opportunity to pitch their future growth with assistance from SCORE Charlotte members and local business professional experts. Owners can also compete with other local entrepreneurs to win cash prizes. To participate, small business owners need to […]

Hiring veterans is topic of Diversity Luncheon Sept. 14 at Northstone

Aug. 23. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will host a Diversity Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Northstone Country Club. The topic: “Military Veterans Re-entering the Workforce.” There are several benefits of hiring veterans, according to Bill Russell, CEO of the chamber. “Veterans are goal-driven and used to developing professional goals for themselves, determining […]