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Lowe’s announces flat 2Q earnings, bonuses for employees

Aug. 17. Mooresville-based Lowe’s Cos. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $3.0 billion, in line with prior-year results, and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $4.67 for the quarter ended July 29, 2022, compared to diluted EPS of $4.25 in the second quarter of 2021. —Lowe’s, which has nearly 2,000 stores in the US […]

Mecklenburg new corporations

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 5/16/22 “Pep” in you Step Trucking LLC, Joe Keith Martin, 10140 Meadow Crossing Ln., Cornelius 5/16/22 Master Groundskeeping LLC, Yael Vences, #229 19701 Bethel Church Rd. Ste. 103, Cornelius 5/16/22 MMM Real Estate LLC, Maceon McCracken, 9249 Washam Potts Rd., Cornelius 5/17/22 Everest Point […]

Juice company opens in Birkdale Village

Aug. 1. Green Brothers Juice Co., locally owned and operated, has opened its latest shop in Birkdale Village. Other Green Brothers shops are in Dilworth, Foxcroft East, Piper Glen and Southend. The menu features juices, 12-ounce bottles for $8.75; wellness shots, 2-ounce bottles for $475; juice cleanses starting at $33 a day; and açaí bowls […]

Economy by the numbers

Aug. 2. The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the GDP contracted .9 percent in the second quarter of 2022, following a steeper dip of 1.6 percent in the first quarter of the year. That comes on top of other negative trends, including a 9.1 percent increase in inflation in June 2022 compared to June […]

Atrium hospitals in Charlotte, Cabarrus garner top US News & World Report rankings

July 27. US News & World Report released its “Best Hospitals” ranking with  Atrium Health hospitals taking the top three spots in the Charlotte region. The Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center and and Atrium Health Cabarrus were ranked as top hospitals in the region. The Carolinas Medical Center cancer surgeries and treatments also were recognized […]

Tesla Cruise-In and Small Business Saturday planned for Downtown Concord

July 27. A Tesla Cruise-In will take place during Small Business Saturday, July 30,  from 11 am to 4 pm, in downtown Concord. Union Street  North will be closed to car traffic between Cabarrus Avenue  and the Public Library entrance, and open to pedestrians. Tesla owners can display their cars and talk Tesla, electric vehicles, […]

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Major League Fishing comes to LKN in March ’23

July 14. Major League Fishing says Lake Norman will host Redcrest IV, the Bass Pro Tour championship event, as well as the MLF Outdoor Sports Expo Mar. 10-12, 2023. It will feature the 2022 Bass Pro Tour’s top 40 anglers and a $300,000 top prize. Lake Norman has hosted MLF events in the past, but […]

NASCAR Technical Institute marks 20 years in Mooresville

July 7. The NASCAR Technical Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary in July, with nearly 14,000 students having graduated over the past two decades. “Since 2002, we’ve cemented ourselves as a workforce solutions provider in the transportation industry in our region. Along with that, we’ve helped start a lot of great careers and changed a […]

Farmers can apply now for Ag Biz Planner & Ag Biz Basics courses

June 28. Carolina Farm Credit is now accepting applications for Ag Biz Planner and Ag Biz Basics. These e-learning courses teach financial and business planning, budgeting, and other farm financial management topics that are essential to a farm’s success. The 10-module and four-module courses are facilitated by Farm Credit University, in conjunction with AgCarolina and […]

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Mecklenburg New Corporations: April 18-May 13

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 4/18/22 Remmey LLC, Kathryn Elizabeth Remmey, 19619 Weaver’s Cir., Cornelius 4/19/22 Sexton Corporation LLC, Christine M. Robbins, 19543 W. Catawba Ave. Ste. E, Cornelius 4/19/22 Wanneray Export & Import Inc., Xiaogang Ning, 18525 Statesville Rd. Ste. D02, Cornelius 4/20/22 Cox Property Management LLC, Joseph […]