Posted on 24 February 2015.
Frank Jordan has been in the limousine business for 29 years (Jonathan Cox/DavidsonNews.net)
By JONATHAN COX
In 1986, Davidson town staff told Frank Jordan the town didn’t need a taxi service. He tried anyway, and 29 years later he is still operating Lake Norman Airport Transportation, a taxi and shuttle service that drives passengers to and from the airport.
Today no one would dispute that the Lake Norman area needs shuttle services. And the options are now many – from limos to sedans to 15-passenger vans. While some offer amenities such as bottled water and suited chauffeurs, there also are no-frills options for travelers in need of a ride.
The number of shuttle services has expanded as new businesses have opened in the Lake Norman area and more people move to the region. Demand keeps these shuttles busy ferrying travelers along I-77 to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, which has become the sixth-busiest airport in the country. Read the full story
Posted in Aviation, Business, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Transportation
Posted on 19 February 2015.
Posted in Business, Huntersville
Posted on 18 February 2015.
A boat pulls a tube on Lake Norman, which is a popular recreation destination. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By JONATHAN COX
The Catawba River provides drinking water, electricity, and recreation to Lake Norman residents, but planners worry that a growing population could increase pressure on this limited water supply. The Catawba-Wateree Water Management Group (CWWMG) is drafting a 50-year Water Supply Master Plan that will lay out strategies for protecting the region’s water. The plan will be the topic at the Lake Norman Chamber’s Feb. 20 Focus Friday issues session.
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Posted in Business, Lake Norman
Posted on 12 February 2015.
Posted in Business, Exit 30 area, HQ Lake Norman