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Mecklenburg new corporations

Jan. 24. These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 11/16/22 Busby Group Inc., Julie Busby, 17914 John Connor Rd., Cornelius 11/17/22 6 Pack Properties LLC, Robert B. Newkirk III, 7632 Norman Island Dr., Cornelius 11/17/22 Black Arrow PSG LLC, C. Christopher Clark, 9606 Bailey Rd. Ste. 240, Cornelius 11/17/22 FreightLander LLC, […]

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Bailey Road start-up has 1,200 retail customers nationwide

ENTREPENEURS | By TL Bernthal Dec. 15.  Friends who don’t eat meat miss the camaraderie of a shared meal when pulled pork barbecue is served at a party or celebration. And in the Carolinas, BBQ is served a lot. A solution? Barvecue. Barvecue is a plant-based smokehouse operation in Cornelius that opened a year ago […]

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Mecklenburg new corporations

Nov. 28. These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Cornelius 9/16/22 Ultimate Pool Plastering LLC, Thomas C. Jeter III, 18525 Statesville Rd. Unit D-2, Cornelius 9/19/22 Good Works Brewing LLC, Matthew John Glidden, 10620 Bailey Rd. Ste. E, Cornelius 9/19/22 KML Group Inc., Kayla Marie Logue, 20041 Floral Ln., Cornelius 9/20/22 Alpha […]

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Tony Vo has more brewing as Waterbean continues to expand

Aug. 22. Cornelius-based Waterbean Coffee, which opened its first Winston-Salem location just last week, will open a new store in the Quail Corners Shopping Center this coming weekend. A 13th store will open in Concord soon, according to founder Tony Vo. Background Vo launched Waterbean less than nine years ago on Jetton Road just outside […]

The entrepreneur next door: The Evora’s have an affinity for business

Aug. 8. By Dave Vieser. Affinity Energy, a Charlotte firm whose president is Cornelius resident Allan Evora, is celebrating 20 years in business this summer. The company provides design controls for solar farms, data centers and medical campus energy plants, and Evora is thrilled. “We’ve always remained committed to providing the best service to customers […]

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At the car wash: Entrepreneurial concept includes food trucks, leased spaces

June 8. David Dunn realized he had a special piece of property when he purchased the LKN Car Wash on Catawba Avenue in December of 2019. After sprucing up the nearly 1.5 acre lot, the Cornelius Realtor began to host several successful food trucks. Voila: The property is being re-envisioned as a Food Truck Village […]

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NC has 3 cities near the top of ‘Best Places to Start a Business’ list

April 25. Everyone knows Charlotte is at or near the top of US cities in terms of net in-migration, but a new study also ranks it 13th among 100 large US cities to start a business. The study from WalletHub put Durham at fourth-place and Raleigh at eighth-place, in an array of cities from Albuquerque […]


‘No Chat’ app works in a flash

ENTREPRENEUR | March 23. Why talk, when you could just flash your phone screen to communicate with a bartender, for example, or a friend at a concert? Indeed, Matthew Hagens’ “No Chat” app lets you send a virtual billboard message like “close my tab” or “can I have another round” in any setting where verbal […]

US Rep. Adams hosting virtual Black History Month small business forum

Feb. 25. US Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a Virtual Black History Month Small Business Forum on Zoom. The Small Business Administration, The Institute, The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte, and Small Business Owners will share information, resources, and insight regarding entrepreneurship. Potential entrepreneurs and small business owners are encouraged to ask questions when […]


Greenway Waste adds 20 new employees at new facility in Huntersville

July 27. Greenway Waste Solutions at North Meck, a Griffin Brothers’ Company, has launched a state-of-the-art recycling facility in Huntersville with 20 new employees. The 30,000 square-foot facility at 15330 Holbrooks Road will recycle about 75 percent of the residential and commercial construction debris that is already accepted at the Greenway Waste Solutions construction and […]