June 18 Gov. Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that IOMAX USA Inc. will expand its aircraft and integration operation in Mooresville. The company plans to create 35 new jobs and invest more than $1.75 million over the next three years.
“This is an important expansion for us as we work to strengthen our role as a leader in the aviation sector,” said Gov. McCrory. “We are also encouraged by the success of IOMAX here in North Carolina and welcome these new, hi-tech jobs to Iredell County.”
June 18 Kurt Naas, a member of the Cornelius Transportation Advisory Board and a Concord business owner, says the proposed I-77 public private partnership would require toll revenues and income that have been "historically unattainable." In a post on wideni77.org — an organization which opposes tolling I-77 — he writes that there is considerable risk for taxpayers even if private business appears to foot most of the $500 million-plus bill for widening I-77 between Mooresville and Charlotte. To read his analysis, click here.
June 11 S&D Coffee & Tea, the nation’s largest custom roaster and blender of iced tea for the foodservice industry, recently launched an interactive website. SDcoffeetea.com includes information about the company’s coffee growing and roasting process. It also reveals how the tea is sourced and blended. Consumers who visit the website will have an opportunity to look at S&D’s facilities and learn in-depth details about site expansions and planned upgrades.
June 10 Angela Standish is the new sales manager at Allen Tate's Lake Norman/Davidson branches at 19460 Old Jetton Road in Cornelius and 103 North Main Street in Davidson. Standish is a career professional with more than 15 years of real estate experience, including positions in leadership, new home sales, mixed-use land development, and property management and operations. A graduate of Western Carolina University, she is a member of St. Mark’s Church in Huntersville and a volunteer in the public schools. She and her husband, Tom, reside in Cornelius.
June 17 Gail Huss was recently named Lake Norman Realty’s new Broker-in-Charge of the company’s Denver branch. Huss attained her real estate license in 2004. Prior to her work at Lake Norman Realty, she spent eight years working at Holbrooks Real Estate where she was Broker-in-Charge for four years.
June 10 N.C. Speaker of the House Thom Tillis is putting his money where his face is. The Cornelius resident said he stopped shaving today as a humorous way to “communicate a serious message — it is time to complete the people's business for 2013.”
Known for running efficient legislative sessions in Raleigh in spite of blockbuster issues and contentious debates, Tillis wants this session to get done, complete with an overhaul of the N.C. tax structure.
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