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Aneralla will run for second term

June 20. Huntersville Mayor John Aneralla has officially announced that he will seek a second term as Mayor. A small business owner and veteran community leader, Aneralla defeated incumbent Jill Swain by a wide margin in November of 2015. “It is an honor to serve the people of Huntersville as their Mayor,” Aneralla said upon […]


Novant revenue tops $4 billion

April 6. Novant Health reported net income of $412.8 million on operating revenue of $4.34 billion for the full year last year. The not-for-profit health system also reported a community benefit of $725.5 million, including $122 million of financial assistance to the uninsured and people in need. In 2015 operating income was $258.4 million. Fiscal year 2016, […]


Oerlikon will bring 93 jobs to Huntersville

Feb. 6. Global technology group Oerlikon will invest $62 million in a new plant in The Park in Huntersville. It will create 93 new jobs during the next five years. “We are excited to have another well-established International manufacturing company located in Huntersville. Huntesville’s reputation for being business friendly, having a great quality of life […]

High-growth Huntersville company adding 120 jobs

May 12. Ensemble Health Partners is expanding into more than 30,000 square feet of office space in The Park-Huntersville. Ensemble forecasts 120 new jobs based on continued growth. The new office is at 13620 Reese Blvd East, Suite 200. The 120 employees are expected to begin work this summer. “The greater Charlotte region is home […]

LNTC’s last gasp: ‘We could have done more’

March 10. By Dave Vieser. The Lake Norman Regional Transportation Commission met last night for the first time since three of the four member towns voted to pull out of the commission as of June 30. With its future uncertain, Chairwoman Melinda Bales said the commissioners would meet soon with the four town’s elected officials to […]


Eco-devo inquiries rise in Cabarrus, Mooresville; fall in LKN

Nov. 5. By Dave Vieser. Economic development figures are a little bit on and a little bit off during the first 10 months of this year compared to last year. New project inquiries are up in Iredell and Cabarrus counties, but down in Lake Norman. In Cabarrus County, inquiries rose 20 percent, from 75 in 2014 […]


Southwire culture hard-wired around sustainability, giving back

Sept. 16. Georgia-based Southwire Co., the new owner of the $90-million ABB cable plant in Huntersville, could bring on two dozen additional employees during the next couple of years. The three-year-old plant, known for its 450 tower on the south side of downtown Huntersville, was purchased by Southwire in July. The privately held company is known […]


Southwire buys ABB plant

Aug. 3. Georgia-based Southwire Co. has completed the purchase of ABB’s high-voltage and extra high-voltage underground transmission cable manufacturing plant in Huntersville. The purchase price was not disclosed. ABB’s 240,000-square-foot plant in Commerce Station Business Park opened three years ago just south of downtown Huntersville. The $90 million, high-voltage cable plant includes a 430-foot tower […]


Aneralla, incumbent Jill Swain file to run for mayor of Huntersville

July 10. UPDATED 12:15 pm. It’s official: Both incumbent Jill Swain  and John Aneralla have filed with the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections to run for mayor of Huntersville. Swain, who filed Thursday, may be tough to beat. Swain is in her fourth term as mayor. She served four previous terms on the Huntersville Town […]


Nutec building $19.2 million plant in Huntersville; 61 new jobs

July 9. Nutec Group will build a new, 62,500 square foot advanced manufacturing facility on Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road in Huntersville. The industrial insulation company will create 61 new jobs. Nutec, headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, has plants in Brazil, Mexico and Spain. The Charlotte Chamber, Charlotte Regional Partnership, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, EnergyUnited and […]

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