Posted on 24 January 2013.
The owner of Concord Mills is planning a $10 million aquarium at the regional shopping mall off I-85. On Tuesday night, Cabarrus County commissioners approved economic development incentives up to $238,000 to help the project, according to the Charlotte Business Journal. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Concord, kids, Planning & Development
Posted on 23 January 2013.
The Lake Norman Chamber calendar this week has a couple of big events. On Thursday, the chamber celebrates its 25th anniversary and hands out its annual awards at its annual meeting and awards banquet. Then on Friday morning, business people are invited to get the scoop on coming changes in business health care rules at the next Focus Friday issues session, at the chamber. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Huntersville
Posted on 23 January 2013.
Huntersville police checked on the boat Wednesday afternoon. (Lauren Verlander photo)
The boat lay on its side in the parking lot outside the Target. (Lauren Verlander photo)
Lauren Verlander of Davidson came across an unexpected site Wednesday outside the Target at Northcross shopping center, off Sam Furr Road in Huntersville: “There’s a boat in the parking lot,” she said in a Tweet, with a photo attached.
The incident happened about 1:45pm at the shopping center, off I-77 Exit 25.
Huntersville fire department reported later that the boat slid off its trailer when the truck driver braked suddenly for another car in front of him. Here’s the Huntersville Fire report: Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Huntersville, Photo of the Day, Public safety
Posted on 22 January 2013.
Updated Tuesday, 1/22/13, 8:34pm
The MI-Connection Communications System board of directors will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 24, in Davidson. The meeting begins at 6:30pm at Davidson Town Hall, 216 S. Main St. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cable TV, Calendar, Cornelius, Mooresville, Public art, Town Hall
Posted on 18 January 2013.
DavidsonNews.net and CorneliusNews.net are taking our own pulse again. It’s a been a few years since we’ve surveyed our readers, and we could use some fresh information about who you are, how you use the sites, and what you like and don’t like.
We’ll use this information to improve our pages, and to continue to develop this as a sustainable business. Thank you in advance for taking the time; your feedback is important.
TAKE THE SURVEY NOW
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Posted in Business, Letter from the Editor
Posted on 17 January 2013.
For years Davidson diners have been craving Mexican, something to add a little spice and fun to the expanding dining choices along Main Street. On Wednesday, the doors officially opened on the answer: Carrburritos. The taqueria opened Wednesday on South Main. See our Small Biz Spotlight, in FOOD & DINING»
Posted in Business, food, Small business spotlight
Posted on 16 January 2013.
By CHUCK McSHANE
MOORESVILLE – What will the 14-county Charlotte region look like in 2053? What should it look like? Those were the main questions on the agenda Tuesday night at the first of two Lake Norman-area “CONNECT Our Future” open house meetings. Read the full story
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Biz Directory, Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Lincoln County, Living with Growth, Mooresville, Planning & Development
Posted on 15 January 2013.
Kurt Naas of Widen I-77 (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
CORNELIUS – About 125 people crowded into the Cornelius Town Hall board room Monday night, where leaders of the anti-toll citizens group Widen I-77 called for a halt in plans for toll lanes on I-77 north of Charlotte. The group wants the state to look for other ways of paying to widen the interstate, arguing that toll lanes won’t help congestion in the Lake Norman area and could hurt the region’s economy by scaring away businesses. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Huntersville, Living with Growth, Mecklenburg County, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Politics, Theater, Town Hall, Transportation