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Alton Updike will open Table 31 in LangTree in Mooresville

By Dave Vieser. Restaurateur Alton Updike, the owner of Alton’s Kitchen & Cocktails in Cornelius,  is taking his skills to the old Block & Grinder space in LangTree ​Lake Norman. The new 6,000 square foot eatery, called Table 31, will open early next year. Updike views this as a golden opportunity to grow, while at […]


Top Women in Business: Celebrate Class of 2017

By Katie Piccirillo Sherman. Business Today recognized 14 women business leaders who have had a substantial impact on their community. This dynamic group of ladies has weathered both good and bad times and adapted, learning new skills while still maintaining an admirable service record in the community. Their professional accomplishments and record of giving back were […]

MI-Connection renamed but the sizable debt remains

By Dave Vieser. Say goodbye to Mi-Connection and hello to Continuum. Ten years after Mooresville and Davidson bought the old Adelphia Cable System, Mi-Connection has a new name. While the change gives the company a fresh coat of paint and a platform for more new services, it does not erase the debt that taxpayers in […]

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New regulations generate renewed interest in solar

By Dave Vieser. North Carolina has adopted new energy reform regulations aimed at boosting and streamlining the use of solar energy in the state. The rules, which became effective in late July, are structured so that both business and residential electric customers can have better access to so called “clean solar energy” by making purchase […]

ClearWater Artist Studios unveils new website

ClearWater Artist Studios, the artist haven located in Concord’s vintage water works building, has a new website that highlights not only tenant artists, but events, classes and online reservations. Artistic endeavors and galleries are proven economic development generators for cities around the world and Concord is no slouch. The new website gives the studios a […]


OPINION: In Davidson, vote for Rusty Knox

OPINION. This year marks Davidson’s 180th year of existence, and there ​has not been a more important election in ​recent history. There has been an unsurpassed amount of tension between the current administration and residents—​who want respect from their elected officials as well as responsible growth. This is an off-year election, but for Davidson, it’s […]

Home Transactions – October 2017

These are recent property transactions recorded by the county Register of Deeds in Cabarrus, Iredell and Mecklenburg. Cabarrus County 09/22/17 $290,000 Ray & Wendolyn Kitchen to Jason & Andrea Roten, 1243 Blackstone Ct., Concord 09/22/17 $506,500 MRECV-EW, LLC to Eastwood Construction, Lots 2-154, 2-161, 2-162, 2-167, 2-168, 2-169, 2-170 & 2-171 of The Village of […]

Home Foreclosures – October 2017

Foreclosure actions have been started on the following properties. Items show the date foreclosure documents became public, owners, property address, lien holder, lien amount. After required notices are published, the property is sent to auction. The property then can be sold, not sold (examples: bankruptcy files or action dismissed without prejudice) or the sale postponed. […]

Cabarrus Chamber has 24 in 2018 Leadership Class

Twenty-four people have enrolled in the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce 2018 Class of Leadership Cabarrus. The civic leadership program, sponsored by Duke Energy, is designed for experienced business and community leaders. Through a series of monthly sessions from September through May, members examine how leadership in the historical, geographical, educational, economic, governmental and cultural​ […]

Uwharrie reports assets rose 11.5 percent from last year

Uwharrie Capital Corp and its subsidiaries reported total assets reached $586 million as of June 30, up 11.5 percent from June 30 last year. Total deposits grew $60 million or 13 percent, to $522 million. Loan balance at June 30 was $356 million, reflecting a 7.1 percent growth over the $333 million in loans outstanding […]

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