Posted on 15 November 2012.
Jerry Broadway, who has led the Lake Norman Regional Economic Development Corp. since 2006, said Thursday he will step down in the first quarter of 2013. The organization said its executive committee will meet soon to discuss hiring a successor.
Over the past six years, Mr. Broadway has helped to recruit a variety of high-profile businesses to the region, including MSC Industrial Direct, which is currently building its “co-headquarters” off I-77 Exit 30 in Davidson, and ABB Inc., a Swiss-based based cable manufacturer that recently opened its $90 million plant in Huntersville. His other recruiting successes included Microban, SAERTEX USA, Lime Energy, Positec Tools and Rubbermaid Home Products. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Huntersville, Planning & Development
Posted on 05 November 2012.
The new meeting room at the Davidson Friends Meetinghouse on South Street (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Over the past two decades, the Davidson Friends Meeting migrated from meeting place to meeting place, growing to 40 to 45 people weekly. On Sunday, the group opened a new chapter, dedicating a permanent meeting house on South Street that members hope will be “a base to grow Quakerism.”
The new meetinghouse is at 625 South St., next to Davidson Elementary School and Calvary Presbyterian Church. The group bought the 1,100-square-foot house in 2007 and over the past nine months built a 2,353-square-foot addition that includes an octagonal meeting room and other open spaces. Read the full story
Posted in Church news, Concord, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Planning & Development
Posted on 02 November 2012.
Posted in Business, Cabarrus County, Cornelius, Davidson College, East Davidson, Environment, Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, Planning & Development, real estate, Summer's Walk, Town Hall