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Great Race Tour stopped in Mooresville

Classic car race boosts Mooresville hospitality industry

July 23. Mooresville is the winner of the 2021 “Best Overnight City Award” on the Great Race Tour of classic automobiles. The Mooresville Downtown Commission hosted the stopover in Downtown Mooresville June 26, with more than 5,000 people and 109 antique autos. Hemmings Motor News Great Race Tour officials took note of the “overwhelming turnout, […]


Aquesta reports 34% gain in 2Q net

July 23. Aquesta Financial Holdings, which will be acquired by United Community Banks for $131 million later this year, reported a 34 percent gain in earnings during the second quarter of 2021 vs. the same period last year. For the first half, Aquesta reported unaudited income from continuing operations of $4.4 million, up 92.4 percent […]

LKN Chamber announces community award winners

July 22. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce recognized two Lake Norman community leaders at the annual meeting held at NorthStone Country Club in Huntersville. Tonya Rivens received the top community service award while Wes Choplin received the citizenship award. Rivens, who is heard on Streetz 103.3/100.5 FM, led efforts to raise $20,000 which was […]

Mooresville new corporations February 2021

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State 12/16/20 Ask Sai Ventures LLC, Baiji Saida Shaik, 157 Farmers Folly Dr. 28117 12/16/20 BMP Specialties LLC, Brent Michael Patzack, 1485 Wilkinson Rd. 28115 12/16/20 ZenHa Holdings LLC, Tommy Ngo, 103 Steinback Way Apt. F 28117 12/17/20 Grizzley Construction LLC, Juan Jose Gonzalez Garcia, 88 […]

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Peninsula home sells for almost $5 million

July 19.  By Dave Yochum. A landmark home at 17002 Freshwater Lane, located across Harbor Light Boulevard from The Peninsula Yacht Club, has sold for just under $5 million. The 7,724 square-foot (HLA) lakefront house sold for $4.9 million according to Mecklenburg County property records. Jennifer Stewart with Allen Tate had the listing. 2nd-most expensive […]

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6 steps small businesses can take to prevent cybercrime

July 15. By Chris Ahearn. The cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline disrupted everyday life for millions of Americans, but small- and mid-size businesses are just as vulnerable. When Marilyn Celenza Cunningham walked into her office in 2017, she never dreamed she wouldn’t be able to access her files. Within moments, she learned her Huntersville-based Good Clean […]


Huntersville outfit makes group communications easy as pie

July 14. By Dave Yochum. Groupeasy, a software solution for group communication, collaboration and scheduling, has officially launched after more than three years in development by Huntersville co-founders Dawn and Joe Hewitt. Their concept for Groupeasy was born in 2017. While they’re still operating out of their home, Groupeasy has three full-time employees and more […]

Novant gets top honors for disability inclusion

July 14. Novant Health has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). The health care system received a perfect score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), a comprehensive benchmarking tool that gauges an organization’s level of disability workplace […]


Southern Association of Schools gives full thumbs up to medical school

July 14. Wake Forest School of Medicine and Atrium Health have received approvals from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to go ahead with phased plans to open a medical school in Charlotte in 2022. Wake Forest School of Medicine – Charlotte is expected to break ground in the first quarter […]

Red Bull, Rauch partnering on 2 million square foot plant in Concord

July 13. Red Bull and filling company Rauch will partner to build a new beverage manufacturing, filling and distribution center in Cabarrus County, creating more than 400 new jobs. The two companies will invest more than $740 million in Concord by 2027. The companies will develop a state-of-the-art campus for beverage manufacturing, can filling and […]