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Mecklenburg new corporations

Nov. 28. These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 9/16/22 Ultimate Pool Plastering LLC, Thomas C. Jeter III, 18525 Statesville Rd. Unit D-2, Cornelius 9/19/22 Good Works Brewing LLC, Matthew John Glidden, 10620 Bailey Rd. Ste. E, Cornelius 9/19/22 KML Group Inc., Kayla Marie Logue, 20041 Floral Ln., Cornelius 9/20/22 Alpha […]

Slip and fall accidents can trip you up at home or at work

Working from home long-term means working on your work space

Nov. 21. By Cheryl Kane. At-the-office work locations have many safety features as a result of legal requirements and collective sources of oversight; a Work from Home (WFH) situation may be quite different. It is worth the time to evaluate WFH workspaces to make sure we are safe whenever we WFH. Trips & Falls Prevent […]

Stein Mart in Cornelius

Oh, there was no place like Stein Mart for the holidays — now, it’s online

Nov. 19. As the holiday shopping season gets under way, shoppers are missing Stein Mart. The Cornelius store closed two years ago after the off-price chain went bankrupt during the height of the pandemic. Stein Mart, which leased the Shops at Fresh Market space starting in 1999, was a mainstay of Lake Norman shopping for […]

Valet parking at Birkdale Village

Where to park at Birkdale Village? Counting spaces

Nov. 15. TL Bernthal. The number of parking spaces at Birkdale Village exceeds what is required, despite “the lack of parking” sometimes being a talking point about the mixed-use development in Huntersville. Birkdale Village currently exceeds the town’s minimum parking requirements, according to Brian Richards, assistant planning director of the Huntersville Planning Department. In total, […]

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Obesity weighs heavily on small businesses

Nov. 17.  With November being National Diabetes Awareness Month and obesity costing $173 billion each year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Most Overweight & Obese States in America. North Carolina came in 15th in the Most Overweight & Obese States list. West Virginia was first; Colorado, last. Obesity & Overweight Problem […]


Op-Ed: Universities must innovate, reinvent

Nov. 16. [Opinion] By Dr. Franklin D. Gilliam Jr., Chancellor, UNC Greensboro. Colleges and universities across North Carolina and the nation are encountering stiff headwinds. College enrollment fell by more than 1 million students during two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, and worse is yet to come. The high school-age population will begin to shrink […]


Earth Fare in Davidson closing next week

Nov. 15. By TL Bernthal. The Earth Fare store in Davidson is closing permanently on Nov. 23. The store, 261 Griffith St., is holding a 25 percent off sale during a chain-wide consolidation. An employee in Davidson said workers were not given a reason for the closing, and someone brought in to help the store […]

Work From Home: What is the new paradigm?

A changed workplace: Deal with it

Nov. 15.  By Cheryl Kane. There are innumerable complexities occurring in our work culture arising from such a simple concept as work from home (WFH). The 2020 COVID pandemic sent the nation’s workers home with or without office equipment, supplies, and written agreements on how to conduct work in spaces quite unprepared for full time […]

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Cornelius father, son team up for taproom trip in Huntersville

Nov. 14. By TL Bernthal. The owners of 760 Craft Works, which was originally planned for Cornelius, expect to open their brewery and taproom on Gilead Road in downtown Huntersville in the first quarter 2023. Wagner Ramsey, who lives on Green Dolphin Lane, said the 12-tap brewery will serve beer, cider, seltzer along with boutique […]

A rendering of the Huntersville Town Center. North State Development

With rooftops coming, a downtown Huntersville revitalization is expected to follow

Nov. 11. By TL Bernthal. North State Development officially broke ground yesterday on the Huntersville Town Center,  its $60 million investment in a mixed-use project to bring businesses and homes to the downtown. The project, which spans 10 acres from Gilead Road to Greenway Drive adjacent to Discovery Place Kids,  is touted as the next […]