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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 […]


NC manufacturing worth more than $100 billion to state’s economy

  Sept. 28. With more than 10,250 manufacturers, North Carolina is the fifth largest manufacturing economy in the United States, and the largest in the Southeast. “From life-saving treatments and medical supplies to personal jets and agricultural equipment, North Carolina-made products are making tremendous impacts on the world,” said Gov. Roy Cooper. He has declared […]


Mecklenburg new corporations: July 19-Aug. 13

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State Cornelius 7/19/21 Alpha Pharma LLC, Balvant Patel, 12615 Old Westbury Dr., Cornelius 7/19/21 Native Media LLC, Thomas Schollmeyer II, 22026 Satilla Dr., Cornelius 7/19/21 Sherwood Sales LLC, Dalton Sherwood, 20516 Deep Cove Ct., Cornelius 7/20/21 Birkdale Full Circle LLC, Sandra L. Knox, 19410 Jetton Rd., […]

Small business discussions online Tuesday, Wednesday

Sept. 14. It’s National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners, and there are great seminars online during a Virtual Summit through Wednesday. Tuesday: Better Serving Small Businesses and Underserved Communities —Support Latino Biz: How these Mayors are Leading the Way” (3:40-4:40 p.m. EDT) Participants: Mayor Eric […]


Davidson has $15K available for small businesses via Main Street grants

Sept. 1. The Town of Davidson is offering Main Street Business Grants for the eighth year with a total of $15,000 available to small businesses. The goal is to provide direct financial benefit to small businesses, retain and create jobs in association with small businesses, and to spur private investment in association with small businesses. […]


Mecklenburg new corporations: June 16-July 17

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State Cornelius 6/16/21 Luxe Partners LLC, Eric Zimmer, 19623 Valiant Way, Cornelius 6/16/21 Queens at LKN Cleaning Service LLC, Chaquise Dominique Simelton, 19301 Meridian St. Apt. G, Cornelius 6/17/21 Arcadian Ways LLC, Jeralyn Friedli, 20501 Pointe Regatta Dr., Cornelius 6/17/21 Blackstone Bay Community Association, Shelley Meza, […]