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ASBESTOS ON THE SITE PRESENTS A SPECIAL CHALLENGE

Linden Mill: Still unclear when redevelopment begins

By Dave Vieser. The old Linden Mill, one of the last original buildings in the center of Davidson, is being considered for redevelopment under a plan recently presented to town officials by the State Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Town officials are excited about the possibility of seeing new activity on the property just south […]

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When will we get back to business?

March 13. By Dave Yochum. The coronavirus may be halting more and more events, but we’ll get through this. There’s plenty of foodstuffs on the shelves at the Harris Teeters and Publix, although bathroom tissue is an issue at the Antiquity store. The grocery manager there said a shipment comes in tonight. The shelves were […]

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Powerful sales legacies: Build them or lose them

By Cheryl Kane. Highly successful sales professionals often work very well autonomously, which means they see themselves as star players working independently. They view themselves as part of a product or service team but not as a connected team working collaboratively.  Oftentimes sales compensation is set up to create competition between sales professionals, underscoring the […]

ENGLE SPENT ‘A FEW THOUSAND’ ON THIS DATING BILLBOARD BACK IN 2013

Debt collection mess due to bad info, agency head says

One person’s debt is another’s receivable By Dave Vieser. The owner of a sizable collection agency business has been arrested in Cornelius for violating North Carolina debt collection rules and regulations. The NC Department of Insurance filed a criminal complaint against Gordon Scott Engle, 55, charging him with operating as a debt collector in North […]

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NC Tech conference postponed due to coronavirus

March 11. A day after Gov. Cooper’s declaration of a public health emergency and the CDC’s advice around COVID-19, NC TECH is postponing the Diversity + Inclusion in Tech Summit to Tuesday, June 23. It was originally scheduled for this Friday. The location, Sheraton Imperial Convention Center, remains the same. The diversity summit is NC […]

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Women’s Conference April 2 in Cornelius

The 8th Annual Lake Norman Chamber Diversity Council Women’s Conference, entitled “Renew Your Mind, Body & Spirit,” will be held Thursday, April 2 at The Peninsula Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Rev. Antonio and Dr. Pam Smith, co-founders of Smith Bios Group. Their mission is to motivate individuals to embrace healthier lifestyles […]

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Are you ready to establish your value proposition?

In this third personal branding column, we work up your value proposition, which is the heart of your personal brand. By Ginny Mackin. If someone asks you about your personal or professional value, you might freeze. It’s a daunting question. And, if you are like most people, you are uncomfortable naming your attributes out loud. […]

FAMOUS TOASTERY IN HUNTERSVILLE

Famous Toastery will grow without Long Island stores

By Dave Vieser. Labor laws, which vary from state to state, can put a damper on expansions. The experience of Robert Maynard and Huntersville-based Famous Toastery is a case in point. He and business partner Brian Burchill grew up on Long Island and always wanted to open a restaurant there. That desire started to become […]

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Allegiant plan calls for 66 new jobs in Concord

March 4. Allegiant Travel plans to establish a base of operations at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport in Concord. The Las Vegas-based company will invest $50 million to establish the new base, creating at least 66 high-wage jobs and housing two Airbus aircraft. Economic development incentives amount to a total of nearly $125,000 over three years from […]

Mark Vitner, Pat Riley: Net in-migration is significant

Outlook: Boom continues for CLT, suburbs; but coronavirus looms large

Feb. 29. By Erica Batten. Over the past decade, Charlotte has been among the top 10 fastest-growing metropolitan areas nationwide. It looks like that will continue, with 500,000 new residents forecast in the next 10 years. But Wells Fargo Senior Economist Mark Vitner and Allen Tate CEO Pat Riley say the supply of single-family homes […]

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