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Siemens Energy investing $150 million in Meck County expansion

Feb. 14. Siemens Energy, one of the world’s leading energy technology companies, will invest $150 million to expand its current facility located off Westinghouse Boulevard in Charlotte. It means 475 new jobs with an average salary of $82,052 a year. “We are excited to have Siemens Energy choose Charlotte for its advanced manufacturing facility,” said […]

$1,850,000_18726 John Connor Rd., Cornelius

Hot Properties: Million-dollar deals

Recent home sales in excess of $1 million: $2,075,000 Mark & Lori Pittman to Andrea & Stephen Swanick, 18207 Shearer Rd., Davidson $1,850,000 William and Michele Blitstein to Scott & Temprance Wilkinson, 18726 John Connor Rd., Cornelius $1,625,000 Jason & Noreen Vag to William Blitstein, 18008 Mulligan Ln., Cornelius $1,248,000 Herbert & Sherri Brown to […]


Mecklenburg New Corporations

Feb. 9. These businesses have registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 12/18/23 Jeepney Grindz LLC, Dylan Morgan Falkenberg, 19613 Tryon St., Cornelius 12/18/23 PF Products & Services LLC, Carlos Alberto Paez Sr., 17130 Kenton Dr. Apt. 215, Cornelius 12/19/23 Downshift Performance LLC, Carter Elmer, 9130 Robbins Preserve Rd., Cornelius 12/19/23 Vagnone United […]

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Davidson Home Sales

Feb. 8. These property transactions were recorded by the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds. 12/29/2023 $605,000 Samuel Coleman Jr. to Chalres & Ann Rakes, Lot 187 A New Neighborhood in Old Davidson 12/29/2023 $300,000 Holiday Homes to Aaron Ayer & Tina Kelley, 606 Walnut St., 1/2/2024 $1,248,000 Herbert & Sherri Brown to Clarke Starnes III […]

Former postal employee pleads guilty to workers’ comp fraud

Feb. 8. Uncle Sam doesn’t want you to cheat on worker’s compensation, let alone flaunt it on Facebook. Johnnie Franklin Sullivan Sr., of Mooresville, has pleaded guilty to workers’ compensation fraud for a job-connected injury after he got caught having a ball on social media. While employed by the US Postal Service as a mail […]

April is for Arts | Photo: Town of Davidson

‘April is for Arts’ looking for artists, sponsors

Feb. 7. The Town of Davidson is painting a rosy picture for local artists and businesses participating in its annual April is for Arts event. Set for Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, the celebration brings thousands of people to the Annual Gallery Crawl and Art on the Green. A juried art festival features […]

SBA declares disaster after Jan. 9 storms

Feb. 6. Businesses and residents Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Iredell and Lincoln counties affected by storms and tornado on Jan. 9 are eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration. The SBA has opened a Disaster Loan Outreach Center in the Catawba County Emergency Services 100 Government Drive, Newton. It’s open […]

Mill's Market will change downtown Cornelius

Newsmakers Breakfast Feb. 15 addresses development in downtown Cornelius

Feb. 1. The next wave of development in downtown Cornelius will be the subject of the Feb. 15 Newsmakers Breakfast at The Peninsula Club hosted by Cornelius Today and Business Today. Background Downtown changed dramatically a quarter century ago with the addition of Town Hall, the Police Station and the live-work units to the south […]

Work force housing

Lack of workforce housing hits close to home

Feb. 1. By Dave Yochum. Housing in and around Cornelius has a split personality: There are multimillion-dollar homes within less than a mile of substandard properties, not to mention homeless people tucked away in a few wooded areas here and there. County-wide, the number of people experiencing homelessness continues to increase. As of June 2023, […]


With demand for nurses soaring, Central Piedmont is expanding its nursing program

Jan. 30. With nurses in high demand, Central Piedmont Community College is expanding its Associate Degree in Nursing Program from 200 to 300 student. Central Piedmont will also more than double the size of its Practical Nursing Program from 24 to 64 students. Background The nation is projected to experience a shortage of RNs that […]