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Was possibility of cancelling I-77 contract falsely reassuring?

Feb. 15. By Dave Yochum. ANALYSIS. The second meeting of the I-77 Advisory Group got under way with former Chamber Chair Mike Russell announcing that there were emergency exits on either side of a packed meeting room. “Just don’t take 77,” Chamber CEO Bill Russell interjected. It was a touch of dark humor at the […]

Davidson resident appointed to state Domestic Violence Commission

Feb. 14 – Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Davidson resident Jacqueline A. Dienemann to the state’s Domestic Violence Commission. Dienemann, a nursing research and evidence-based practice consultant at Carolinas HealthCare System University, is also a professor emeritus at UNC Charlotte School of Nursing who has researched domestic violence for many years. Dienemann also volunteers for […]

New member relations director at LKN Chamber

Justin Allen has joined the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce as a director of member and investor relations, in charge of engaging local businesses, looking for opportunities to provide exposure and building relationships.  He was previously a sales designer with Audio Advice, a large company in the home theater and home audio business. Allen and […]

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$300 million Kannapolis project will further jump-start downtown

By Kate Stevens. An Alabama-based real estate development company plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in efforts to transform downtown Kannapolis through four proposed projects including the construction of office, retail and restaurant space. Corporate Realty Inc., of Birmingham, Alabama, plans to invest $300 million in new construction and the redevelopment of downtown […]

City of Kannapolis to hold job fair Feb. 17

Feb. 12 – Looking for a fun summer job or a career working for the city of Kannapolis? The city will hold a job fair Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Village Park in the Program Room at 700 West C Street to learn about available positions and career opportunities. Parks […]

“Night in Napa” benefit dinner to promote animal welfare March 10

Feb. 12 – Wine and dine at the “A Night in Napa” benefit dinner in support of the Lance Shah Memorial Fund’s efforts to promote animal welfare in the Lake Norman area. The benefit will be held Saturday, March 10 from 6-10:30 p.m. in the Lakefront Ballroom at Trump National in Mooresville. The night’s festivities […]

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blueharbor bank reports fourth quarter 2017 net income

Feb. 9 – Mooresville-based blueharbor bank reported net income of $26,277, or $0.01 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2017, compared to $383,632, or $0.13 per diluted share during the fourth quarter of 2016. For the year ending Dec. 31, 2017, the bank reported net income of $1,327,828 or $0.44 per diluted share, […]

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Uwharrie assets increase 5 percent in 2017

Feb. 9 – Uwharrie Capital Corp. and its chief subsidiary, Uwharrie Bank, reported consolidated total assets of $576.4 million Dec. 31, up 5 percent from $548.2 million reported Dec. 31, 2016. Net income for 2017 was $1.61 million, down 27 percent from $2.21 million during the same 12-month period in 2016. As of Dec. 31, […]

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Natasha Marcus will run for Jeff Tarte’s seat in NC Senate

​ Feb. 7.  UPDATE 11.30AM. With litigious redistricting and partisan politics in the news, Davidson resident Natasha Marcus today announced plans to run for the NC Senate District 41 seat held by Jeff Tarte, a former mayor of Cornelius. “North Carolina has drifted away from the forward-thinking, desirable place to live, attend school, work and […]

Novant Health announces new chief compliance officer

Feb. 8 – Novant Health has named Lee Decker as its chief compliance officer. In this new role, Decker will ensure Novant Health has a comprehensive, high-quality compliance strategy and culture. Decker will also continue to address the organization’s growth, competitive landscape and regulatory challenges. “The chief compliance officer is one of the most critical […]