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Nina’s Boutique grand re-opening is March 19

March 15. Nina’s Boutique will hold a grand re-opening in its new space in Antiquity on Sunday, March 19. The women’s clothing store was a staple at Birkdale Village until it lost its lease along with business neighbor Corkscrew Wine Shoppe Shop and Bar to make room for the bartaco restaurant expected to open later […]

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Mecklenburg new corporations

March 8. These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 1/17/23 Accept and Achieve Counseling PLLC, Christine M. Robbins Esq., 19453 W. Catawba Ave. Ste. E, Cornelius 1/17/23 Safe Within 887, Kara Brown, 21246 Pine Ridge Dr., Cornelius 1/17/23 Snowy Creek Owners Association Inc., William N. Adkins, 19421 Liverpool Pkwy., Cornelius 1/17/23 […]

Mecklenburg new corporations

Feb. xx. These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 12/16/22 Diggin Carolina LLC, United States Corporation Agents Inc., 19634 Bustle Rd., Cornelius 12/16/22 F&B Soccer Ventures LLC, Matthew Spear, 19721 Playwrights Way, Cornelius 12/16/22 Jake’s Healing Oasis LLC, Leanna Simmons, 19109 W. Catawba Ave. Ste. 200, Cornelius 12/19/22 HMS Builds LLC, […]

Hershey, Bradley trial moved to May 1

Feb. 21. The trial previously scheduled for defendants Marlin Hershey and Dana Bradley on March 13, has been moved to May 1 in the courtroom of Judge Frank Whitney. According to an indictment handed down by a federal grand jury in April, from approximately 2009 to 2021, Hershey and Bradley, both Cornelius residents, allegedly induced […]

Dr. Malcolm Butler, UNCC dean and professor

UNCC education dean will speak at LKN Chamber Power Luncheon

Feb. 10. Dr. Malcolm Butler will discuss the teaching pipeline and what the future of teaching looks like post COVID at the Lake Norman Chamber Power Luncheon Thursday, Feb. 16 at Northstone Country Club, Bio Butler, the dean of the Department of Education at UNC Charlotte, earned a B.S. in in Physics from Southern University […]

Carowinds to hire 2,400 for the 5Oth anniversary season

Feb. 9. The amusement park Carowinds will  hire more than 2,400 seasonal associates, including about 300 at a job fair this month. To learn more about the job fair and available positions,  visit The park hopes to fill more than 300 roles during a week-long hiring period to be held from Saturday, Feb. 18 […]

The Kilted Buffalo in Birkdale Village will re-open March 3. Photo | Birkdale Village

Kilted Buffalo at Birkdale to re-open in March after renovations

Feb. 7. The Kilted Buffalo in Birkdale Village has closed for renovations and updates inside and out. The sports pub-barber shop, which recently announced an agreement with village owners for a five-year lease extension, plans to reopen March 3 in time for March Madness and St. Patrick’s Day. The sidewalk in front of Kilted Buffalo […]

States having the quickest recovery of unemployment claims

Feb. 6. New unemployment claims decreased slightly week-over-week on Jan. 23 amid high inflation and the threat of a recession. WalletHub released updated rankings for the States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most.  NC placed in the middle range at 22nd in the ranking of states where unemployment claims are decreasing the most. Kentucky […]

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You’ll just have to wait a little more: The brewery at Birkdale

Feb. 3.  By TL Bernthal. The yet-to-be-announced brewery in Birkdale Village probably won’t be able to open until closer to the end of this year,  said  Tim Perry, managing partner of North American Properties in Atlanta, the owner of the mixed-use project. It will go in a two-story, open air space along the green by […]

Publix expands footprint in Lake Norman, with store opening next week in Huntersville

Feb. 2. According to the grocer’s website, the Publix store at  15010 Village Crossing Rd. in  Huntersville will open Wednesday, Feb. 8. It will have a pharmacy, catering, bakery, deli, floral, seafood and produce like the store in Cornelius. Publix shows roughly a dozen groceries in Mecklenburg County, including two other locations in Huntersville.