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Atrium names May chief of acute care surgery

Atrium Health’s Department of Surgery has named Dr. Addison May as chief of the Acute Care Surgery division. May brings over three decades of expertise in trauma and acute care surgery, previously serving as the Ingram chair of Surgical Services, director of Surgical Critical Care, and program director of the Surgical Critical Care and Acute […]

Concord building named for long-time public servant Dave Phillips

Concord’s new activity center on Burrage Road NE has been named in honor of former City Council Member Dave Phillips who also worked for Duke Energy for more than 36 years. The prominent civic leader is a former president and director of the Concord Rotary Club, a member of the UNCC Alumni Association and a […]

Cabarrus Arts Council CEO will attend leadership forum

Noelle Rhodes Scott, CEO of the Cabarrus Arts Council, is one of only 16 top-level arts executives attending  the Americans for the Arts Executive Leadership Forum in September in Sundance, Utah. The arts leaders will brainstorm, reflect and strategize on the future of arts administration. The goal, according to Americans for the Arts, is for […]


Hip, new burger concept comes from Portland

Aug. 14. More details about the new Little Big Burger in Cornelius are coming out in short order. Burgers will be served made to order and wrapped to  go—no plates—but there will be seating for about 40 people. The homemade ketchup is delicious, and they spell it catsup. The fast-casual restaurant will open sometime in […]

Scott Gadd new relationship banker at First Reliance in Mooresville

Scott Gadd, a veteran banker with more than 25 years of experience, has joined First Reliance Bank in their Mooresville office on Williamson Road. He began his banking career in 1997 when he joined the commercial real estate group at Wachovia Bank. In addition to Wachovia, Gadd has served the Charlotte metro area since 2000 in various senior […]

Lake Norman Realty nearly doubles size of Statesville office

Lake Norman Realty is nearly doubling the size of its Statesville office, according to Abigail Jennings, president of the 40-year-old agency. The expansion, from 1,300 square feet to 2,200 square feet, includes the addition of a large reception room, associate offices, two conference rooms and a kitchen. “We thank the Statesville community for choosing Lake […]

Cabarrus Chamber announces Leadership Class

Aug. 9. The Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce reports 38 participants in the 2019 Leadership Cabarrus civic leadership program. There are monthly classes from September through May that examine how leadership in the historical, educational, economic, governmental and cultural segments work together for the good of the county. Additionally, the class works together to produce a […]

John Mills earns top designation in tourism industry

John Mills, executive vice president of the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has earned the designation of Certified Destination Management Executive, the only integrated executive program specifically designed for the destination marketing industry and is the tourism industry’s highest individual educational achievement. Since joining the Cabarrus County CVB full time in 2008, Mills has […]

Concord Downtown annual party is Aug. 2

The Concord Downtown Development Corp. will host its annual party at Aug. 2 at the newly renovated Hotel Concord. The CDDC annual party highlights accomplishments, while looking forward to the year ahead. The Hotel Concord is a jewel in the CDDC crown, having worked with both private and public-sector stakeholders during its renovation. In addition to […]

Fitness franchise beefs up local presence

Cornelius resident Todd Armstrong, a former president of the Lake Norman Tennis Association, has opened Fitness Machine Technicians. The franchise specializes in the maintenance and repair of exercise equipment for gyms. The franchisor said Charlotte is one of the fastest growing markets in the country. The Malvern, Pa.-based franchisor recently signed on with Pinnacle Franchise […]

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