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2022 Resolutions: Eight ways to take control of yourself

BUSINESS ADVICE | By Cheryl Kane Jan. 10. Pivoting, performing and pivoting again. You may feel as if you are not in control of enough of your tasks, your time, or your life. That may be true, unless you make a concerted effort to stay in control of that which you have an ability to […]

New executive director at brewery trade association

Jan. 7. Lisa Parker is the new executive director of the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild (NCCBG) following the retirement of Rich Greene at the close of 2021. A North Carolina native, Parker has been with the trade association since 2015. Greene, who came on board in October of 2018, led NCCBG through challenges presented […]


VP of finance from Huntersville pleads guilty to embezzling after owner passes away

Jan. 6. By Dave Yochum. Even before the owner of a Charlotte-based trucking company passed away in October of 2019, Benjamin Padua Jr. of Huntersville seized an opportunity—and hundreds of thousands of dollars that wasn’t his. Willard “Will” Michael Vulcano, 66, passed away Oct. 19, 2019. According to his obituary, he was the owner of […]


Mecklenburg new corporations: Nov. 22-Dec. 17

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State  Cornelius 11/22/21 A.J. Real Estate Investment Group LLC, Avery Dewan Montgomery, 19755 Playwrights Way, Cornelius 11/23/21 That’s Life LLC, Lowell Alan Sanford, 9406 Cadman Ct., Cornelius 11/23/21 Two Girls Para LLC, Shanna T. Barnes, 19143 Ruffner Dr., Cornelius 11/24/21 Sam Corry Racing LLC, John Corry, […]


Zillow says Charlotte home prices will continue to soar in 2022

Cities in the Southeast​ and Sun Belt​, including Raleigh and Charlotte, are among the Top 5 hottest real estate markets in the United States, according to Zillow. The hottest housing market in 2022 will be Tampa, followed b​y​ Jacksonville,​ Fla.,​ Raleigh, San Antonio and Charlotte​. ​According to Zillow, Charlotte home values will rise 21​ percent​ […]


NC airports will get $458 million through Infrastructure Act

Dec. 22. North Carolina airports are flying high, with more than $458 million allocated to them over the next five years through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The funding will support taxiway and runway expansions, renovate terminals and improve noise prevention. All told, 71 airports in North Carolina will receive funding. Top 10 NC […]

Magazine ranks Atrium CEO No. 4 in healthcare

Dec. 22. Atrium Health President & CEO Eugene A. Woods has been ranked No. 4 on Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 most influential people in healthcare. The list includes government administrators and executives, elected officials, academics and thought-leaders, as well as senior-level executives within the health care field. Honorees are chosen by their peers […]

Saertex MultiCom Award

LKN Chamber awards Saertex for educational efforts

Dec. 17. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has recognized Saertex MultiCom for their “outstanding, continuous” support of education and workforce development. The Huntersville-based company received the “Inspire our Future” award with the present and former Huntersville mayors present. “Having a community partner like Saertex MultiCom helps us draw attention to the career opportunities that […]

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New restaurant, 3 retailers coming to Birkdale Village

Dec. 16. Four new tenants, including a seafood restaurant, are coming to Birkdale Village in Huntersville. Apricot Lane, Brown Bag Seafood Co., Girl Supply and Lovesac will open early next year. Background North American Properties is repositioning and updating the mixed-use project with a new array of stores as well as a new paint scheme […]

Cheryl Kane Dec 2021

Managing the business of caring for your employees and yourself

BUSINESS ADVICE | By Cheryl Kane Dec. 15. As we enter the holidays while still in a pandemic, it is a special time of year for all families. COVID has made this time of year more poignant for many people and offers us an opportunity to look at things we do with a fresh perspective. […]