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Town of Davidson hires Parks & Recreation staff member

Oct. 20. Gina Carmon is the new Town of Davidson Parks & Recreation operations manager. Carmon has  more than 12 years of  experience working in recreational settings including campus recreation and municipal parks and recreation.  In her previous role with the City of Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department, Carmon served as recreation center supervisor to […]

Fifth Third picks Wilmington firm for digital services

Oct. 20. Fifth Third Bank has selected Wilmington-based nCino Inc. to help the bank accelerate its “digital transformation.” nCino is a leader in cloud banking solutions for the global financial services industry. Cincinnati-based Fifth Third is a recognized innovator on the digital side of the business, including business lines and channels that connect employees, clients […]

Partial consent judgments entered in SEC matter; Fla. developer charged

Oct. 19. The U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina entered partial consent judgments against defendants Dana J. Bradley, Marlin S. Hershey, D. Bradley, Inc., Bryant Boys, LLC, Distressed Lending Fund, LLC, Erdnit LLC, Hershey Enterprises, Inc., MW Enterprises, LLC, Performance Holdings, Inc., and Performance Retire on Rentals, LLC for their involvement […]

RMC bringing 80 jobs to Newton

Oct. 16. RMC Advanced Technologies, a manufacturer of molded plastic and composite parts, will develop a new manufacturing operation in Newton, expanding a facility previously used for plastics manufacturing and bringing 80 jobs to Catawba County. RMC technology specializes in processes that support high-volume, high-speed, and large surface-area molding. A performance-based grant of $150,000 from […]

Meeting Street acquires 19 lots in Belmont

Cornelius-based Meeting Street Homes & Communities has acquired 19 lots in Belmont, sales have begun for the first of three townhome buildings in Meeting Street Towns at Seigle Point. Joe Roy is owner of Meeting Street.  The 1,593-square-foot townhomes have two to three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, an open floor plan with kitchen balcony and walk-in […]


New Title 1 executive director

Oct. 14. Allison Whitaker was named the executive director for Title I program services. She has been a director in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Title I department since 2015. Whitaker was a school improvement coordinator in 2015 and a program administrator from 2011 to 2015 in the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. She earned a bachelor’s […]

LKN Chamber of Commerce to vote on director members

Oct. 15. Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Bill Russell announced the Nominating Committee   has recommended the following individuals as Board of Directors Members for the Class of 2023: Karen Bentley – Bentley Consulting Group Brian Cain – Novant Health Kathleen Hart – EnergyUnited Roger Layman – RLArchitecture Christine Pulley – Duke Energy […]

Benestar’s $24MM investment means 129 new jobs

Oct. 14. Benestar Brands, a snack food manufacturer, will invest $24 million to establish a new production facility in Kings Mountain. It means 129 jobs new jobs for Cleveland County. Benestar is the parent company of Evans Food Group. The rapidly growing snack food manufacturer is aiming for better access to the nation’s east coast […]


Atrium, Wake Forest announce merger

Oct. 9. Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, are officially joining together as a single enterprise in a “strategic combination” announced today. “We are reinventing ourselves yet again,” said Atrium CEO Eugene A. Woods. The merger will help the healthcare giant address the challenges facing the business of […]


Home prices still climbing; more tear-downs coming

Oct. 9. By Dave Yochum. New data from S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller shows year-over-year home price increases of 6 percent in Charlotte with homes selling almost as fast as they are listed. Only Phoenix (9.2 percent) and Seattle (7 percent) out-performed Charlotte in terms of residential price appreciation. Indeed, the suburban residential real estate market is […]