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Milllion-dollar homes continue to sell

In Cornelius A 7,000 square foot lakefront home at 15536 Fisherman’s Rest Ct. in The Peninsula has sold for $1.175 million. The house has two master suites, as well as heated floors in the baths, a three-car garage and a deeded boat slip. Sandy Reynolds with ReMax Executive in Cornelius represented the sellers, while Bill […]

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Alcohol: Raise glass for NC business

By Erica Batten. ​With a growing population and a business climate that is increasingly favorable to beer, wine and distilled spirits production, North Carolina, once known worldwide as a center for tobacco production, may have found a new ​economic ​drug of choice. And like the large, leafy plant that once dominated the state’s economy, the ​alcohol​ […]

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Growth takes a highway here

By Kate Stevens If you thought the roads seem more crowded or that new neighborhoods are sprouting up faster than ever, you’re right. Two studies released this spring have shown the Charlotte metro area is one of the most popular destinations for interstate relocations. Between 2010-16, four counties in the Charlotte metro area—Mecklenburg and Cabarrus […]

ALLISON LEE ISLEY/SALISBURY POST Justin Dionne, managing artistic director of Lee Street Theatre since 2012, poses for a portrait at Lee Street Theatre in Salisbury on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.  Dionne is leaving at the end of July to attend graduate school for theatre management at Florida State University.

Economic driver: Cornelius hires arts center director

June 7. By Dave Yochum. After a nationwide search, the nascent Cornelius Arts and Community Center has a new executive director, and they found him close to home. Justin Dionne, who was a consultant to the Cornelius Arts Center last year, was the managing artistic director of the highly successful Lee Street Theater in Salisbury. […]

Growth spritz: NC economy to grow slowly

June 5. The North Carolina economy is expected to continue the slow growth pattern of the past eight years, UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton during the Mid-Year Economic Update. Foecasting a 2.4 percent inflation-adjusted growth rate, Connaughton said there are several positive economic indicators that could continue into the foreseeable future, including the pattern of growth, low unemployment […]

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Spec industrial building coming to Troutman

May 25. A new 301,000-square foot speculative manufacturing and distribution facility is under construction   on Old Murdock Road. The class A manufacturing and distribution speculative facility will be designed to meet the needs of today’s industrial market. Construction has begun and is expected to be completed in late July. The 301,000-square foot class A industrial building will […]

Tate Cares gifts hit $145,000

May 25. Allen Tate Realtors and employees recently contributed more than $145,000 to local arts and cultural programs and United Way agencies in the Carolinas through the Tate Cares combined giving campaign. During the month-long campaign, contributions were targeted to local and regional arts and United Way agencies identified by agents and staff. The Tate Cares […]

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Mooresville, Cornelius among best places for new business

By Kate Stevens. Six North Carolina cities, including Mooresville and Cornelius, have placed in the top 100  best small-sized cities to start a business, according to a personal finance web site study released in April. Mooresville, ranked as the 32n d best small-sized city to start a business, and Cornelius ranked 80th, are included in […]

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Alcohol: Raise glass for NC business

By Erica Batten. With a growing population and a business climate that is increasingly favorable to beer, wine and distilled spirits production, North Carolina, once known worldwide as a center for tobacco production, may have found a new ​economic ​drug of choice. And like the large, leafy plant that once dominated the state’s economy, the ​alcohol​ […]

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Toll lanes are likely to help interstate commerce in SC

By Dave Vieser. While much of the discussion concerning the I-77 toll lanes has been concentrated on the impact on residents and commuters, they will have a profoundly positive impact on trucking between Charleston and Greenville, SC. South Carolina is already stepping up to the plate, says Mecklenburg County Commissioner Jim Puckett. “South Carolina is […]

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