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Atrium Rehabilitation ranked by US News & World Report

July 16. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Atrium Health Carolinas Rehabilitation at No. 7 on the “Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation” list. For the second year in a row, Carolinas Rehabilitation has earned top 10 recognition, improving from No. 9 in 2023. The designation puts Carolinas Rehabilitation among the top 1 percent of rehabilitation […]

NC jobless rate edges slightly higher, but remains below US level

July 1. The state’s seasonally adjusted May 2024 unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, increasing 0.1 of a percentage point from April’s revised rate. The national rate increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.0 percent. North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased 0.3 of a percentage point from a year ago. The number of people employed increased […]

Homegrown Nucor will build $20 million fabrication facility

June 26. Nucor Rebar Fabrication, a division of the largest steelmaker in America, will invest more than $20 million in a new rebar fabrication facility in Davidson County. The construction services company fabricates, installs, and distributes rebar to a variety of infrastructure and building projects. The new rebar fabrication facility in Lexington will be adjacent […]

Hazardous waste fees reduced Wednesday for small businesses, schools, organizations

June 25. Small businesses and other organizations can drop off hazardous waste for a reduced fee this Wednesday. Federal law restricts the County’s recycling centers to residential hazardous waste, so the County hosts special collection events for schools, businesses, and other non-residential organizations. The hours are 8 am to 2 pm Wednesday, June 26. Organizations […]

Downtown Mooresville | Photo by Jim Fluharty

Downtown Mooresville lands national accreditation third year in a row

June 13. The Mooresville Downtown Commission (MDC) has been designated as a Nationally Accredited Main Street America program for the third year in a row. MDC Executive Director Kim Atkins said more than $58 million has been invested in the Downtown Mooresville Municipal Service District in the last decade, consisting of more than $42 million […]

Novant Health Huntersville

Novant lands ‘A’s for patient safety in Huntersville, as well as 9 other hospitals

May 2. Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center has earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2024 scoring period. Nine other Novant hospitals around North Carolina also earned top honors from Leapfrog. Novant Health hospitals scoring “A” Hospital Safety Grades: Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center* Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center* Novant Health […]

Women’s Conference is May 16

April 30. The 2024 Lake Norman Chamber Women’s Conference will be held May 16 at The Peninsula Club. Keynote speaker Lindsey Fisher’s topic is “BadA$$ Women in Business: Acknowledging Your Choice and Your Voice.” She is a holistic wellness coach and industry leader. Theme: “Fifty Shades of Pink, All the Many Hats We Wear as […]

United Bankshares first-quarter earnings

April 26. United Bankshares first quarter earnings of this year were $86.8 million, down from $98.3 million during the same period last year. The first quarter of 2024 included $1.8 million of non-interest expense for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s special assessment levied on banking organizations stemming from revised loss estimates to the deposit insurance […]

No. 7: JD Power ranked Energy United on customer satisfaction

April 24. EnergyUnited ranks seventh in Customer Satisfaction for residential electric service among cooperatives in the J.D. Power 2023 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study. Its overall satisfaction score was 779 on a 1,000-point scale. Energy United and Duke Energy serve the area west of the interstate. Customers who call EnergyUnited can speak to someone […]

LKN Economic Development expo for non-profits

April 9. Lake Norman Economic Development (LNED) will hold it inaugural non-profit expo, “Connecting Our Communities,” May 14 at the Redline Facilities located at Birkdale Point. The event aims to foster collaboration and engagement between local non-profits, businesses and community members. Event Details Date: May 14 Time: 11 am to 2 pm Location: 8935 Northpointe […]