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Business Briefs Sept 4

Business Briefs Sept 4

SignUpGenius recognized for web design and development South Charlotte-based company SignUpGenius has become the leading online sign-up service for event and volunteer management, according to a news release. The company… Read more »

ZABS Place reaches out to young adults with special needs

ZABS Place reaches out to young adults with special needs

Non-profit thrift boutique offers job training, transition opportunities Passersby might see ZABS Place in downtown Matthews as a trendy thrift shop. In reality, the store is more about mission than… Read more »

Don’t take swim lessons from someone who can’t swim

Don’t take swim lessons from someone who can’t swim

There’s a statistic from Gallup that says about 50 percent of all Americans want to lose weight. Some college-level math would say that’s one out of every two of us… Read more »

Inaugural 5K pairs pups with veterans

Inaugural 5K pairs pups with veterans

Rescue Me 5K raises money to train rescued pit bulls as service dogs for veterans with PTSD On Oct. 17, residents across the greater Charlotte area will grab their furry… Read more »

Republican candidates split on low-income housing in Ballantyne

Republican candidates split on low-income housing in Ballantyne

Less than 7 percent of registered voters in Charlotte participated in the city’s last mayoral primary in 2013, and less than 20 percent participated in the general election. With Republicans… Read more »

Mayoral candidates meet in Ballantyne, discussion focuses elsewhere

Mayoral candidates meet in Ballantyne, discussion focuses elsewhere

The first half of Tuesday’s live mayoral debate seemed more like a question-and-answer session as opposed to a political debate, as the city’s four leading Democrats appeared to agree with… Read more »

News Briefs Aug 28

News Briefs Aug 28

BREWPUBLIK expands service to south Charlotte BREWPUBLIK, a custom craft beer delivery service, has expended its business to south Charlotte and will cover the 28277, 28134, 28226 and 28210 zip… Read more »

Community Spotlight: Ray Eschert

Community Spotlight: Ray Eschert

Ray Eschert founded the Ballantyne Breakfast Club in 2001. The group’s goal is to “provide the south Charlotte-Ballantyne area residents, business leaders, developers, elected officials and services providers with a… Read more »

Business Briefs Aug. 28

Business Briefs Aug. 28

Charlotte dubbed ‘king of N.C. small business landscape’ Credibly Business Index, an emerging Fintech platform that lends to small and medium-sized businesses, recently named Charlotte the “king of the North… Read more »

Don’t confuse your government with politics

Don’t confuse your government with politics

During college, most of which I’ve long forgotten, my favorite class was taught by a professor who loved to argue with any student daring to differ with his tenets of… Read more »