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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 […]

Travis reappointed to NC Turnpike Board

​Former Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis has been re-confirmed as a member of the NC Turnpike Authority Board of Directors. The Charlotte architect served as the mayor of Cornelius following two terms as a Town Commissioner. While Mayor he also served as the Vice Chairman of the N.C. Metropolitan Mayors Coalition. He previously served as the […]

Charlie Curtis new SVP at Aquesta

Charlie Curtis has been promoted to to senior vice president/western regional commercial executive at Aquesta Bank, based in Cornelius. A lifelong resident of North Carolina with over 25 years in the NC banking industry, he has been with Aquesta since 2011. Previously he was responsible for the management of the commercial lending team in the Lake […]

Bob Branch heads up Aquesta loan production office in Raleigh

Aquesta Bank has hired Bob Branch as its Raleigh market president. Aquesta entered the market in January of 2018 with the hiring of commercial relationship banker Cynthia Nation. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Branch has  more than 35 years of experience in the industry. He most recently served as Senior […]

New director of Concord Downtown has ‘passion for economic development’

Johnson Y. Bray, who is currently the planning director in Troy,  says he was quickly impressed by downtown Concord. “It immediately felt like a place that I could call home,” the new executive director of Concord Downtown Development said. “The City and CDDC have approached economic development in a way that has not only improved downtown […]

Ingersoll Rand raises $1.43 million for United Way

Ingersoll Rand has raised $1.4 million for United Way of Central Carolinas, making the company not only the largest United Way donor in the Mooresville/Lake Norman area, but the largest donor from the manufacturing industry throughout the agency’s five-county footprint. Shawn Laskoski is the 2018 United Way campaign chair and an Ingersoll Rand VP.  Focusing on […]

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