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UNC Charlotte Names New Football Field

By at November 1, 2011 | 3:57 pm | 0 Comment

UNC Charlotte Names New Football Field

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 The Charlotte 49ers football team, which will begin play in 2013 as an FCS independent, now has an official name for their field - McColl-Richardson Field, in honor of former Bank of America CEO Hugh McColl and Carolina Panthers owner Jerry... Read more »

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Bank of America Cancels Plan for $5 Debit-Card Fee

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Bank of America Cancels Plan for $5 Debit-Card Fee

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Bank of America, the country's second largest bank, has dropped plans to charge a $5 monthly fee for debit cards after a nationwide backlash from customers and lawmakers. “We have listened to our customers very closely over the last few... Read more »

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Johnson C Smith University Gets $35M from Duke Endowment‎

By at October 13, 2011 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment

Johnson C Smith University Gets $35M from Duke Endowment‎

Thursday, October 13, 2011 The Duke Endowment has donated $35 million to Johnson C. Smith University, the largest charitable grant in its history and one of the largest gifts on record to a historically black institution of higher learning. Officials say $25 million... Read more »

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CMS Named Country’s Top Urban School District

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CMS Named Country’s Top Urban School District

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) District has won the Broad Prize for Urban Education, an award the Eli and Edythe Broad (BRODE) Foundation gives annually to urban districts that show the most gains in student performance and closing... Read more »

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Chiquita Considering Move of Corporate HQ to Charlotte

By at September 14, 2011 | 10:06 am | 0 Comment

Chiquita Considering Move of Corporate HQ to Charlotte

Chiquita Considering Move of Corporate HQ to Charlotte Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Banana giant Chiquita Brands International Inc. is considering the city of Charlotte for a corporate headquarters relocation from Cincinnati, according to sources familiar with... Read more »

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Charlotte Job Fair Sept 6th

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Charlotte Job Fair Sept 6th

Meet companies hiring in your home town. Charlotte Career Fair Tuesday, September 6, 2011 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM | Free Admission Over 500 Positions Available! Take this opportunity to meet face to face and stand out from the crowd! Career experts onsite will provide... Read more »

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Clean Energy Company Moving HQ to Huntersville, Adding New Jobs

By at August 24, 2011 | 5:25 pm | 0 Comment

Clean Energy Company Moving HQ to Huntersville, Adding New Jobs

In an announcement made during Monday's Charlotte Chamber meeting, Lime Energy Co is moving its headquarters from Chicago to Huntersville this fall. The clean energy firm, which helps industrial building owners, utilities and other customers reduce their energy... Read more »

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Northlake Apple Store Opening Aug 27th

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Northlake Apple Store Opening Aug 27th

It's official. After months of rumors and speculation, it has been confirmed that the new Charlotte area Apple store is opening in Northlake Mall on Saturday, August 27th at 10am. If you've been to Northlake mall recently, you may have noticed the big black construction... Read more »

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300+ Teachers Needed For Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

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300+ Teachers Needed For Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

300+ Teachers Needed For Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools August 10, 2011 According to the school district, CMS needs to hire 342 teachers to be able to staff all of the classrooms for the 2011-12 school year. The subjects most in need are math, science and special... Read more »

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Unveils New Car

By at August 10, 2011 | 12:22 pm | 0 Comment

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Unveils New Car

August 10, 2011 Dale Earnhardt Jr unveiled a special gold paint scheme outside his bar Whisky River in Charlotte. The No. 88 Chevrolet that Earnhardt will drive in the Irwin Tools Night Race on August 27th will carry a decal to celebrate 50 years of racing at Bristol... Read more »

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Carolina Panthers Make Major Moves After Lockout Ends

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Carolina Panthers Make Major Moves After Lockout Ends

July 28, 2011 (Contributions from Charlotte Observer) The Carolina Panthers showed Wednesday they were true to their word, agreeing to new contracts with three core players while sending a shock wave through the franchise and across the NFL by deciding to release... Read more »

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Charlotte Ranks As One Of Fastest Growing Cities

By at July 29, 2011 | 10:44 am | 0 Comment

Charlotte Ranks As One Of Fastest Growing Cities

July 2011 (Courtesy of WCNC) New numbers released confirm what Charlotte natives already know: The city is growing quickly. A study by Rice University finds Charlotte is the 14th fastest growing city in the country. Over... Read more »

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