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Mayor Miles Atkins will not seek re-election in Mooresville

July 5. Miles Atkins will not seek re-election as mayor of Mooresville in 2023. The six-term mayor was first elected to the Mooresville Commission in 2007. “After an ample amount of introspection, I feel now is the time to explore new possibilities,” he said. “I plan on enjoying the on-going celebration of Mooresville’s 150th anniversary, […]

Downtown Mooresville: More than $12.7 million invested over two years

June 12. More than $12.7 million in private investment has been pumped into downtown Mooresville during the past two years, according to Kim Saragoni. Mooresville Downtown Commission (MDC) board chairman. The 501(c)(4) organization, a Nationally Accredited Main Street America program for the second year in a row, takes a preservation-based approach to economic development and […]


Mooresville Commissioner Bobby Compton named NC Main Street Champion

April 18. Town Commissioner Bobby Compton was named Downtown Mooresville’s 2022 Main Street Champion by the North Carolina Main Street Program at the 2023 conference in Statesville. The award was announced by the Mooresville Downtown Commission (MDC), which works to stimulate economic development within the context of historic preservation. Background The Champion award is presented […]

Atkins will seek another term as mayor in Mooresville

Feb. 1. Miles Atkins has announced that he will seek re-election as Mayor of Mooresville in 2023. Miles was first elected as a Commissioner At-Large in 2007, and then as mayor in 2011. He said he understands the complexities of municipal governance and can leverage his experience to be a strong voice in Raleigh and […]

A rendering of the planned Sunset Cove resort in Mooresville.

Construction on the Sunset Cove lake-front resort could start this year

Jan. 5. By TL Bernthal. Developer Brett Krueger announced the last hurdle for Sunset Cove has been take care of, allowing plans for a lakefront boutique hotel, restaurant and 283 multi-family condos on 15.5 acres in Mooresville. Krueger took to social media to say that Mooresville approved annexation of the property this week, which has […]

United Bankshares reports 17% increase in 2Q earnings

Aug. 1. United Bankshares (NASDAQ: UBSI) reported second quarter earnings of $95.6 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, as compared to earnings of $81.7 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2022. The quarter was highlighted by continued loan growth, net interest margin expansion and strong credit quality metrics. Annualized loan […]


BestCo expansion in Mooresville means 394 new jobs

Feb. 17. BestCo will invest $177 million to increase production capacity at its plant in Mooresville creating 394 jobs. The manufacturer of over-the-counter pharmaceutical, vitamin, and supplement products. The payroll impact is expected to be more than $20.1 million a year. The project is estimated to grow the state’s economy by $2.8 billion. Economic incentives […]

blueharbor bank reports much higher 3Q

  Oct. 14. Mooresville-based blueharbor bank reported third-quarter net income rose 74 percent to $1,375,837 from $789,152 during the same quarter last year. For the nine months ended Sept. 30, net income was $3,597,426, compared to $2,305,302 for the same period last year. Loan growth “Our organic loan growth continues to be very strong at […]


Mooresville new corporations: April 19-May 15, 2021

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State  4/19/21 Affordable Apartment Housing LLC, Frank Baldasare, 591 Isle of Pines Rd. 28117 4/19/21 Bryan’s Heating & Cooling LLC, Charlene Clarke, 727 Heatherly Rd. 28115 4/19/21 Kimberlys Kleaning LLC, Kimberly Aponik, 144 Hampshire Dr. 28115 4/19/21 Red Eye Freight Brokers and Dispatchers LLC, Tyerra Shaonna […]


JRi Shocks moving to new space in Mooresville

May 27. JRi Shocks is expanding and moving to to 116 Infield Court in Mooresville in June. JRi Shocks manufactures high-performance shock absorbers for various racing and street applications. The company was founded in 2007 by Jeff Ryan, a 40-year innovator in the world of automotive shocks. NASCAR Hall of Famer Ray Evernham bought JRi […]