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Letter to the Editor: Birkdale Village rezoning

Nov. 22. [Opinion] By Dawn Snow. It is quite obvious that the current rezoning proposal, R22-01, to redevelop Birkdale Village with a multi-story hotel and office building and 350 more apartments does not fit with the character of our neo-traditional village in terms of scale, scope, architecture, or aesthetics. Additionally, parking and infrastructure will be […]

Carowinds to celebrate 50th anniversary with aviation area in 2023

Nov. 15. At the center of the Carowinds  50th anniversary celebration in 2023 will be Aeronautica Landing, a tribute to the Carolinas’ spirit of invention, exploration and aviation. Guests will be able to immerse themselves in the history and future of flight. Construction is under way in the Crossroads areas of the park, which will […]

United Bankshares post 3Q results

Oct. 27. United Bankshares third-quarter earnings were $102.6 million, or $0.76 per diluted share, as compared to $95.6 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2022. The quarter was highlighted by continued broad-based loan growth, net interest margin expansion and strong credit quality metrics. Annualized loan growth, excluding Paycheck Protection Program […]

blueharbor posts higher net

Oct. 26. Mooresville-based blueharbor bank third-quarter net income rose 45 percent to $2 million compared to the same year-ago quarter. For the nine months ended Sept. 30, the Bank reported net income of $4.86 million, and increase of 35 percent over the same period last year. Total assets rose to $418.6 million at Sept. 30, a […]

Warby Parker in Birkdale Village

Warby Parker open in Birkdale Village

Oct. 26. [Updated Oct. 27].  Warby Parker will officially open in Birkdale Village on Saturday, Oct. 29. The company store will offer eye exams and carry the Warby Parker full sun and optical eyewear offerings, including the new Extended Sizing + Kids and Titanium Standards collections, the Warby Parker brand of daily contact lenses Scout as […]

October is Minority Enterprise Development Month

Oct. 12. October is Minority Enterprise Development Month in recognition of the more than 234,000 businesses owned by minorities statewide. Together, they had more than $16.1 billion in sales last year.


Mecklenburg new corporations

Oct. 4. These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 8/16/22 Relax & Recover LLC, Alexander Walter Chasnis, 19329 Watermark Dr. Unit 551, Cornelius 8/16/22 Selleck Hill Land Corporation, Frank Sproviero, 20462 Chartwell Center Dr., Cornelius 8/17/22 LFG Farm LLC, Christine A. Gepfert, 18628 Statesville Rd., Cornelius 8/18/22 Get a Job Studio […]

Mecklenburg new corporations

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 7/18/22 Luxe Empire LLC, Heather Fitch, 18824 Nautical Dr. #32, Cornelius 7/20/22 BLD Construction LLC, Benjamin Dellinger, 7836 Village Harbor Dr., Cornelius 7/20/22 Lake Norman Spinal Care PLLC, Jordan Barker, 17322 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius 7/21/22 Brookway Partners LLC, Charles E. Knox Jr., 19842 […]

How to apply for Davidson Main Street grants

Sept. 9. Davidson’s Main Street Business Grants, a reimbursable, matching grant program, are back. Funds may be used to fix up properties or for new construction. Exterior and interior improvements must be permanent. The minimum grant that may be requested is $1,000; the maximum is $10,000. Last year’s grant recipients were Summit Coffee, Side Bar […]

Today is Women’s Equality Day

Aug. 26. Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed Aug. 26 as Women’s Equality Day in North Carolina to honor women leaders across the state and encourage residents to support organizations that advocate for social progress and equity for women. “Today, we celebrate the women in our communities who are breaking barriers and the women who inspired […]