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Vendor/event opportunity at Ada Jenkins

April 8. Ada Jenkins Center’s second annual Juneteenth celebration will be, naturally, June 18. The free, community-wide event from 11:30 am to 2 pm will have vendor opportunities, in addition to performances, music and face-painting. Ten foot by 10 foot vendor spaces are available. Vendors bring their own table/tent, signage and products. Info: mardee.woodward@adajenkins.org by […]

TDS donates $5,000 to FeedNC

Dec. 8. TDS Telecom has donated $5,000 to FeedNC to help those in need find access to healthy food, education and resources in Iredell and Mecklenburg counties. Based in Mooresville, FeedNC serves more than 4,000 individuals and offers resources that are uniquely designed and customized to help those with food insecurities. “FeedNC provides so many […]

All fun, no run

June 24. The Lake Norman Chamber “Zero-K” is estimated to have brought in well over $10,000 yesterday to help support small business programming as well as the Education Luncheon in November recognizing the Educators of the Year and the 2021 Women’s Conference planned for August. More than 100 people participated in the Zero-K which had […]

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Atrium announces $500 million philanthropic undertaking

May 25. Atrium Health is launching a large, comprehensive philanthropic campaign valued at more than $500 million over the next six years. Designed to transform the delivery of healthcare to patients throughout the region, the new campaign—called “Giving Hope”—is expected to strengthen communities, transform facilities and advance healing through enhanced medical research and education. “Great […]

Davidson Day has new head of school

Pete Moore is the new head of Davidson Day School effective July 1. He replaces interim head of school Wes Wehunt, who took over after Dr. Latta Baucom died in July of last year after a nearly three-year battle against liver cancer. Moore currently leads the Lower School at Lake Forest Country Day School in […]

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What does Black History Month mean to me?

Cherese Spand • SHE Wealth As a woman of color and entrepreneur I face different issues than my counterparts. Nevertheless, I am exceptionally proud of what I have overcome thus far. I don’t see Black history month as a month. For me it’s a daily lifestyle. The history we are taught in school does not […]

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Dealer donates van to Mooresville shelter

Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has donated a van to Lake Norman Humane that was up-fitted with graphics, a spray bed-liner and adjustable racks for pet crates. The climate-controlled vehicle will be used for spay/neuter transports, animal intakes and emergency and disaster relief efforts. The vehicle already brought five dogs from New York that […]

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New parking deck adds a lot to retail in downtown Concord

By Debbie Griffin.  A check with the relatively new director of the Concord Downtown Development Corp., Johnson Bray, reveals a strong economy and the welcome addition of a new 614-spot parking deck. Bray took the CDDC reins from Diane Young last June and has been attending events and listening to what people want in their […]

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Duke Energy stokes coal ash battle

April 11. By Erica Batten. Duke Energy will appeal a state Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) order that it must excavate the coal ash at coal power plants and rebury it in lined landfills. The Charlotte-based utility said the order to excavate nine ash basins would impose a financial burden on not only customers but the […]

New NC entrepreneurial council includes CLT members

Feb. 23. Gov. Roy Cooper has established a North Carolina Entrepreneurial Council to support policies that encourage entrepreneurship, foster economic development, and support sustainable, high-quality jobs. “Entrepreneurs play a key role in stimulating our economy, creating new businesses and jobs and helping to revitalize communities across our state,” the governor said. “This diverse council will […]