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Diverging priorities

Diverging priorities

Desirable development faces traffic, access challenges The city of Charlotte favors development projects that allow residents to walk to shopping centers, but not necessarily when they happen to fall on… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Synchrony Financial moves into Ballantyne Corporate Park Synchrony Financial, a financial services company, dedicated its relocation into a Class A office building in Ballantyne Corporate Park to serve as its… Read more »

Developer pursues single family homes in south Charlotte

Developer pursues single family homes in south Charlotte

Copper Builders seeks rezoning More single family homes could be in store for south Charlotte if a rezoning petition for a parcel of land off Pineville-Matthews Road is approved. Charlotte-based… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

The Secret Chocolatier wins national award Charlotte-based The Secret Chocolatier won a bronze award at the International Chocolate Awards’ 2015 Americas Competition for its Dark Chocolate Truffle, which took place… Read more »

New owners purchase Weekly

New owners purchase Weekly

Charlotte Media Group, a newly formed subsidiary of the McElvy Media Group of Houston Texas, has purchased the assets of the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group from founder and publisher Alain… Read more »

Buying a newspaper sounds crazy, doesn’t it?

Buying a newspaper sounds crazy, doesn’t it?

In 2011, actor Matt Damon starred in a movie called “We Bought a Zoo.” The movie, which quickly found its way to DVD, told the story of a journalist (coincidentally)… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Corporate Park to host annual Color the Park drive Ballantyne Corporate Park will host its eighth annual Color the Park drive for Classroom Central from July 22 through 31. Classroom… Read more »

Q&A with Providence football coach Brad Bowles

Q&A with Providence football coach Brad Bowles

It’s been three months since Providence hired Brad Bowles to replace Justin Hardin as its next football coach. Bowles, who takes the helm at Providence after the Panthers went 10-4… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

CharMeck 311 to reduce service hours CharMeck 311 reduced its hours of operations, beginning July 1. Residents can now speak to a customer service representative from 7 a.m. to 7… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

MetLife donates to Easter Seals MetLife presented a $30,000 donation to Easter Seals on June 18 in honor of Disability Insurance Awareness Month, which takes place in May. MetLife team… Read more »