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SCORE announces ‘Pitch for Growth’ contest

Aug. 24. SCORE Charlotte’s Pitch for Growth 2023 competition, which begins Sept. 5, offers small business owners a unique opportunity to pitch their future growth with assistance from SCORE Charlotte members and local business professional experts. Owners can also compete with other local entrepreneurs to win cash prizes. To participate, small business owners need to […]

Housing manufacturer will bring 263 jobs to New London

Aug. 23. Clayton Supply will bring 263 jobs to a new facility in New London, east of Concord. Clayton Home Building Group’s project in Stanly County will support the growing market demand the company is seeing in the housing industry. The new facility represents a capital investment of $46.6 million, The state’s Economic Investment Committee […]

Sully’s Steamers grand opening Aug. 25

Aug. 17. Sully’s Steamers, a fast casual steamed bagel sandwich franchise, will have a grand opening for its Davidson location next Friday Aug. 25. The second location in North Carolina—Brevard was the first—is at 721 Jetton. Franchise owners Andrew and Amber Payne approached Sully’s Steamers about opening in Davidson, said Robert Sullivan, the founder and […]

Southern Tide rolls into Birkdale Village, Monkee’s will next week

Aug. 11. Southern Tide, an upscale “coastal” clothing store for men, women and children, has opened adjacent to Eez Fusion in Birkdale Village. Next up is Monkee’s, a boutique offering women’s clothing, shoes and accessories. The Birkdale Village store will be the 14th location for the business which is owned and operated by Huntersville resident […]


Mecklenburg New Corporations

Aug. 4. These businesses have registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 6/16/23 DWRE LLC, Daniel Keith Willis, 20012 Oakbranch Ln., Cornelius 6/16/23 Lake Norman Overlanding & Jeep Club LLC, David S. Allen, 10924 Heritage Green Dr., Cornelius 6/19/23 ARC Asset Management LLC, Antoinette Cialdella, 19843 Henderson Rd. #L, Cornelius 6/19/23 Smile Landscaping […]

United Bankshares announces 2Q earnings

Aug. 1. United Bankshares reported second-quarter earnings of 2023 of $92.5 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, compared to earnings of $98.3 million, or $0.73 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2023. Earnings for the second quarter of 2022 were $95.6 million, or $0.71 per diluted share. Richard M. Adams, Jr., United’s CEO, […]

Mecklenburg New Corporations

July 11. These businesses have registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 4/17/23 LSG I LLC, Jim Kittridge, 20619 Torrence Chapel Rd. Ste. 116, Cornelius 4/17/23 Rapp’s Custom Renovation LLC, Rickie Charles Rapp Jr., 8340 Viewpoint Ln., Cornelius 4/17/23 The Snack Barge LLC, Matthew Latino, 18726 Nautical Dr. #302, Cornelius 4/18/23 Iron & […]

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Mecklenburg New Corporations

July 12. These businesses have registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 5/16/23 Allison Family Franchising Inc., Aundrae Allison, 9606 Bailey Rd. Ste. E, Cornelius 5/16/23 Ambeclayvon LLC, Tim Clayton, 20726 Rio Oro Dr., Cornelius 5/16/23 Chico & The Man LLC, Timothy Ryan Heider, 19329 Watermark Dr. Unit 551, Cornelius 5/16/23 Pinpoint Markets […]

Developer seeks damages in libel suit

June 2. Developer Jake Palillo is suing two people for over comments on social media that he says crossed the line into libel. The Lagoona Bay project has been endorsed by the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. Palillo is in the midst of planning the $800 million Lagoona Bay project in Huntersville on either side […]

23 graduate from Leadership Lake Norman

May 17. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has announced the graduation of 23 local business leaders in the 26th class of Leadership Lake Norman. The program, sponsored by Novant Health – Huntersville Medical Center, seeks to develop informed, committed, and qualified individuals capable of providing leadership for the Lake Norman region. Graduates Jared Wiles […]