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Peoples Bancorp declares cash dividend

Nov. 23. Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina has declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.17 per share payable Dec. 15 to shareholders of record on Dec. 3. Peoples Bank has 17 branches. Common stock is publicly traded and is quoted on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol PEBK.

Starting today: New flights to Melbourne, Fla. from Concord

Nov. 18. If you’re a fan of beaches, fishing, golf and snorkeling, check out Allegiant’s new daily nonstop flights to Melbourne, Fla. from Concord-Padgett Regional Airport. Twice-weekly service begins today and the company is offering promotional one-way fares as low as $33. Flight days, times and the lowest fares are on Seats and dates […]

Another round of COVID bonuses coming for Fifth Third employees

Nov. 18. Fifth Third Bank, which has a substantial footing locally thanks to the First Charter acquisition in 2007, will make a special payment of $1,250 to full-time employees who have provided essential banking services during the pandemic. “Our employees have gone above and beyond to ensure that we continue to meet the financial needs […]


Mecklenburg new corporations: Sept. 20-Oct. 21

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State Cornelius 9/20/21 MSB Solutions LLC, Matt Browning, 19240 Kanawha Dr., Cornelius 9/20/21 Red Numbers LLC, Jason Daniel Resener, 19529 Natalie Rd., Cornelius 9/21/21 Lands CyberForensics LLC, Jason Farris Lands, 22414 John Gamble Rd., Cornelius 9/21/21 Sunrise Power LLC, Nancy Muneton, 18505 Statesville Rd. Ste. A04, […]

United Bankshares reports earnings

Oct. 26. United Bankshares reported third quarter earnings of $92.2 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, as compared to earnings of $103.8 million, or $0.80 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2020. “Our earnings continued to be strong in the third quarter of 2021 as we earned net income of $92.2 million, diluted […]

Uwharrie reports 68% increase in 3Q net, 3% stock dividend

Oct. 21. Uwharrie Capital reported net income for the third quarter of $2.7 million was 68 percent higher than the same period in 2020, For the three months ended Sept. 30, net income available to common shareholders was $2.5 million compared to $1.4 million during the same quarter in 2020, an increase of 77 percent. […]

Lake Realty affiliates with CanZell

Oct. 20. Cornelius-based Lake Realty has joined forces with emerging national real estate firm CanZell Realty. The 30-year-old firm will operate as Lake Realty powered by CanZell. Led by founder and broker-in-charge Frank Free, Lake Realty has 35 brokers based in office on West Catawba. Free said CanZell has an equity/shared revenue model where agents […]

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Mecklenburg new corporations: Aug. 16- Sept. 17

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State Cornelius 8/16/21 A.L.B Vending LLC, Anthony Leonard Bennett, 19109 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius 8/16/21 Ani Salon & Spa NC LLC, Frank Elton Free Sr., 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius 8/16/21 Golden River Farms Road POA, Joseph J. Shipbaugh, 18605 Northline Dr. Unit 1-3, Cornelius 8/16/21 […]


Davidson announces new round of COVID funds for small retailers

Oct. 13. The Davidson Board of Commissioners has announced another round of the Davidson COVID Business Support Grant worth $50,000 in total. A qualifying Davidson business can apply for up to $4,000 in grant funds to be used for COVID-related items that help to keep them operating. The grants, which use American Rescue Plan funds, […]

Novant lands ‘Most Wired’ award

Oct. 8. Novant Health has been recognized by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ as a “Digital Health Most Wired” program for the fifth year in a row. The annual survey assesses how effectively healthcare organizations apply technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities. Novant Health […]