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Cornelius is home again to a compounding pharmacy, and it’s a beautiful space

Aug. 19. By TL Bernthal. Pharmacist and entrepreneur Nicole R. Eastman is experiencing her dream come true as she opens Rose Pharmacy & Boutique Apothecary this week. Even in pharmacy school, the Davidson resident was thinking she’d like to own and operate her own pharmacy one day. Rose Pharmacy & Boutique Apothecary is full-service retail […]

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Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Children’s Emergency Services opens at Novant Huntersville

Aug. 11. On a hot August afternoon, Novant Health officially opened the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Children’s Emergency Services at Huntersville Medical Center. The 5,000-square-foot facility will provide specialized treatment to children and teens in Lake Norman, where there was previously limited access. It’s really cool. It has a distinctly child-friendly environment, a family consultation […]


Confirmed: Rumor Mill Market is reopening

Aug. 10. By TL Bernthal. The Rumor Mill Market at 217 Depot St. in Davidson will reopen this month after a two-year hiatus. When the owners — Janie and Scot Slusarick of Cornelius — closed the Rumor Mill Market on Aug. 28, 2020, they never imagined it would be almost two years to the day to […]

The entrepreneur next door: The Evora’s have an affinity for business

Aug. 8. By Dave Vieser. Affinity Energy, a Charlotte firm whose president is Cornelius resident Allan Evora, is celebrating 20 years in business this summer. The company provides design controls for solar farms, data centers and medical campus energy plants, and Evora is thrilled. “We’ve always remained committed to providing the best service to customers […]

Mecklenburg new corporations: June 16-July 15

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 6/16/22 Jim Keeley Contracting LLC, Jim Keeley, 18742 Nautical Dr. Apt. 206, Cornelius 6/16/22 ReeseCocrane LLC, Reese Cocrane, 20511 Pointe Regatta Dr., Cornelius 6/17/22 Belose Services LLC, Ana Beltran, 11220 Suunto Ln., Cornelius 6/17/22 First Choice Capital Group LLC, Cynthia D. Griffin, 18201 Town […]

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Allen Tate acquires leading Asheville real estate firm

Aug. 2. Allen Tate Realtors, in partnership with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, has acquired Beverly-Hanks Realtors, the leading independent real estate brokerage in Asheville. Allen Tate will now operate a total of 70 local real estate offices spanning the Charlotte, Triad, Research Triangle, High Country, Highlands/Cashiers and Asheville/Mountain regions of North Carolina and the […]


Forza X1 electric boat will be built in NC

Aug. 1. By Dave Yochum. Forza X1 will construct a $10.5 million plant in Western North Carolina that will build 24-foot electric-powered boats that could revolutionize boating on Lake Norman the way Tesla is revolutionizing the automotive industry. The Florida-based company—whose marketing pitch is “The Power of Quiet”—could employ as many as 170. “While the […]

United Bankshares reports 17% increase in 2Q earnings

Aug. 1. United Bankshares (NASDAQ: UBSI) reported second quarter earnings of $95.6 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, as compared to earnings of $81.7 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2022. The quarter was highlighted by continued loan growth, net interest margin expansion and strong credit quality metrics. Annualized loan […]

CorkScrew will close in Birkdale Village

Corkscrew losing lease in Birkdale Village

July 28. By TL Bernthal. Yes, it’s true: Corkscrew wine pub has to leave Birkdale Village in Huntersville. Corkscrew recently received official notification from Birkdale Village owners that the wine pub is not part of the reimagined retail center and its lease would not be re-negotiated, according the Joseph Klosek, the general manager at Corkscrew […]

Birkdale Village: Reimagined

Take a look: 7 new shops in Birkdale Village

July 27. Seven new shops and restaurants are coming to Birkdale Village. This news comes on the heels of the reopening of the first revamped section of “The Grove” near Regal Cinemas as part of the ongoing, $20 million redevelopment of the center. North American Properties (NAP) announced today that these businesses are opening: Foxcroft […]