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Cabarrus CVB recognizes ‘Golden Helmet’ winners

The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau honored hospitality and tourism professionals at The Farmstead in Mt. Pleasant during their annual Celebrate Cabarrus event. The 2018 “Golden Helmet” award winners are: Restaurant of the Year – 73 & Main Attraction of the Year – K1 Speed Hotel of the Year – Homewood Suites Small Business […]

Coach Popp will speak at Mooresville Chamber

Coach Jim Popp, general manager of the Toronto Argonauts football club, will be the keynote speaker at the Mooresville South Iredell Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon Friday, Jan. 25 at The Cove Church. Popp has won five Grey Cups, first with the Baltimore Stallions, then the Montreal Alouettes and with the Toronto Argonauts last year. […]

Jonathan Clark joins Allen Tate relo team

Jonathan Clark is the new business development manager for Allen Tate’s Relocation and Corporate Services division. In his new role, the North Meck resident will provide relocation services to companies and employees moving to the Charlotte area. He will also work with economic development organizations and local chambers to provide information and assistance to companies […]

Two new board members at UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Craig Richardville and Patrick Burgess are new members of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute advisory board. Richardville is the former CIO of Atrium Health and president of his consulting firm. Burgess, PhD, MD, is the founder and inventor of EndoTool. The NRI advisory board, established in 2008, includes former Gov. Jim Martin; Phyllis Wingate, president of Carolinas […]

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NASCAR Hall of Famer Ray Evernham acquires JRi Shocks

Nov. 15. Motorsports icon and NASCAR Hall of Famer Ray Evernham has acquired Mooresville-based JRi Shocks for an undisclosed amount. Evernham will be involved in all areas of the business, including marketing and sales strategy, new product design and operations. JRI founder, Jeff Ryan, will continue to play a key role in the organization as both […]

RCCC’s chief operating officer will become president of Forsyth Tech

Dr. Janet N. Spriggs, the chief operating officer at Rowan Cabarrus Community College, has been named president of Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem. Spriggs will begin her tenure at Forsyth Tech on Jan. 1 of next year. Spriggs, who recently obtained her doctorate from Northeastern University, has served in the North Carolina Community College […]

New board members at Historic Rural Hill

Bill Gaither and Maren Werts have joined board of directors at Historic Rural Hill, the 265-acre site that was the home of Major John Davidson, a member of the militia during the Revolutionary War. Members of the Davidson family acquired the property in 1765, named it Rural Hill, and owned it for the next 250 […]

Matt Anderson is new BB&T Lake Norman market president

BB&T has promoted Matt Anderson to senior vice president and Lake Norman market president. Anderson will lead BB&T’s commercial banking team in Cornelius, Davidson, Denver, Mooresville, Huntersville and part of North Charlotte. Anderson joined BB&T in 2003 as an associate with its Management Development Program located in Winston- Salem. From 2003 through 2005 he held […]

New head of school at Cannon

Christopher Jones will be the next Cannon School head of school, effective July 1 next year. Matthew Gossage is retiring, effective June 30 after 13 years of service. A Texas native, Jones earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He currently serves the University of Chicago […]

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 […]

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