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DAVIDSON'S CHIEF OF POLICE IS KNOWN FOR SOLVING AN 18 YR OLD COLD CASE

Chief Dunn: Managing with empathy

By Debbie Griffin. Davidson Police Chief Penny Dunn totes a toolbox full of resources that help lead the force and protect public safety, but she says a culture of caring is probably the most powerful one. Internally and externally, she wants to cultivate open dialogue and good relationships. She does it in small ways such […]

Fines start Friday, NCDOT rejects extension for I-77 Mobility Partners

Oct. 30.  I-77 Mobility Partners faces fines of $10,000 per day for each unfinished section of the I 77 toll lanes, starting Friday after the NCDOT refused to grant them an extension. Fines could run as high as $30,000 a day given the number of unfinished sections. NC Rep. Christy Clark said she is glad […]

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Microsoft announces 430 new jobs, expansion in Charlotte

Microsoft Corp. will create 430 new jobs in Mecklenburg County with a $23 million expansion in Charlotte. “The opportunity that we have to grow our base and our talent in North Carolina is an exciting one,” said Reggie Isaac, Microsoft Charlotte campus director. “Microsoft is pleased to be empowering customers, partners, and employees in the […]

Uwharrie 3Q net up 50%

Uwharrie Capital Corp. and its primary subsidiary, Uwharrie Bank, reported third-quarter net income rose 50 percent to $968,000 vs. $643,000  for the same three-month period in 2018. For the three months ended Sept. 30, net income available to common shareholders was $826,000 or $0.12 per share compared to $499,000 or $0.07 per share for the […]

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Atrium planning Cornelius hospital, medical complex

Oct. 21. By Dave Yochum. Atrium Health has filed an initial application with the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation for a Certificate of Need to build a 30-bed acute care hospital in North Mecklenburg. The facility, which will be in Cornelius, would include two operating rooms. Atrium, which has the Augustalee site in […]

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Michael Waltrip Raceworld complex under contract to top auto dealer

By Dave Yochum. The owners of Lake Norman Chrysler Jeep Dodge have the old Michael Waltrip Raceworld under contract for an undisclosed amount. LKNCJD owners Robin and Jack Salzman plan a new retail facility that would include a prep shop and 10,000 square feet of space for non-profits and community events. The dealership plans to […]

LOST WORLDS BREWERY DFRAFT OF FRONT ELEVATION

Leading business consultant hops into craft beer

By Dave Vieser. Lost Worlds Brewery has found a place in a strip shopping center on West Catawba in Cornelius. If all goes as planned, the suds will be flowing sometime this winter according to co-owners Dave and Allison Hamme. The brewery was founded to create a “basecamp for adventure-seekers,” said David Hamme, a nationally […]

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Aquesta 3Q net soars 43%

Oct. 15. Aquesta Financial Holdings reported third quarter net income rose 43% to $1 million from the same year-ago period. “We experienced another quarter of exciting growth in earnings, core deposits and loans. Our annualized 37.1 percent growth in core deposits continues to demonstrate our employees’ dedication to serving our customers and the community at-large,” said […]

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Top Women event honors achievers

By Katie Sherman. Twenty women with exceptional backgrounds, backbones and positive attitudes will be honored at Business Today’s Top Women Champagne Reception & Mini Business Expo Oct. 17 at River Run Country Club. Winners will be announced at the event, and in the November edition of Business Today. Twenty-five percent of this year’s nominees identified […]

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2 Cornelius finance execs sued by SEC

Oct. 11. UPDATE 5:30 pm. By Dave Yochum. Two Cornelius financial executives have been charged with fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC says Marlin Hershey and Dana Bradley fraudulently raised nearly $6 million from investors, some of whom were family and friends. The SEC’s complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Charlotte, […]

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