Cornelius

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Truliant will close Cornelius branch

Sept. 17. Four years after it opened, it looks like Truliant Federal Credit Union will close its 2,395-square foot branch in Antiquity Town Center. The 68-year-old Winston-Salem based financial institution the branch will permanently close on Friday, Oct. 9. Membership growth The credit union, which sponsors the Lake Norman Chamber golf tournament and the Carolina […]

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Sprizzi not coming to Cornelius after all

Aug. 5. By Dave Yochum. Plans for the much-heralded Sprizzi Bev-Co. operation in the old Michael Waltrip Raceworld complex on Liverpool have fizzled out. An unnamed entity is buying Sprizzi for an undisclosed amount, according to Tim Goff, the president and CEO of Sprizzi. In December, Cornelius officials said they expected Sprizzi would create 250 […]

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Hip, new burger concept comes from Portland

Aug. 14. More details about the new Little Big Burger in Cornelius are coming out in short order. Burgers will be served made to order and wrapped to  go—no plates—but there will be seating for about 40 people. The homemade ketchup is delicious, and they spell it catsup. The fast-casual restaurant will open sometime in […]

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Yokohama will open R&D shop in Cornelius

April 10. Yokohama Tire Corp. will open up a tire R&D facility​ in 27,470 square feet of space on Bailey Road​ in Cornelius​. It will be one of a handful of pure R&D facilities in North Meck. ​”Attracting an international company’s new research and development facility to Cornelius is an outstanding economic development achievement,” said […]

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Tax reform means bonuses for Aquesta staff

Dec. 22. Tax reform will enable Cornelius-based Aquesta Financial Holdings to give a $1,000 bonus to all employees in January, according to CEO Jim Engel. Aquesta Financial is the parent  of Aquesta Bank and Aquesta Insurance. “Decreased tax rates will allow Aquesta Bank to continue to grow by accelerating lending to small businesses and hiring […]

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Famed architect joins Cornelius Arts Center design team

Oct. 3. By Dave Yochum. An architectural team that includes Malcolm Holzman, a “late modernist icon” and a leader in the world of theater and art center design, has been selected to design the new Cornelius Arts Center downtown. Holzman, whose New York City firm is Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture, is joining forces with C […]

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MacLean Curtis moving plant from Cornelius to Mooresville

Nov. 20. The Curtis Screw plant, a mainstay in the Cornelius manufacturing scene for decades, will build a 97,000 square foot plant on 24 acres in Mooresville Business Park East. The new plant will be worth on the order of $30 million, and employ as many as 150 people full-time. The Cornelius plant, which is 33 years old, employs […]

Two new ‘stagers’

Raquel “Kelly” George and Lisa McCoy have joined the staging team at Centerpiece Home Staging in Cornelius. George has 20 years of experience in residential design. McCoy recently completed the Interior Design Diploma course at The Interior Design Institute. She also did a set design internship at “Saturday Night Live.”

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