Business

Air Wilmington to add a hangar

August 12, 2015

(Wilmington Business Journal)

Air Wilmington, a fixed-based operator at Wilmington International Airport, broke ground on a hangar.

Former Charlotte Mayor Foxx sued over alleged sham job

August 12, 2015

(WSOCTV.com)

A federal bankruptcy case filed Friday contends Foxx received more than $400,000 as a corporate attorney for DesignLine, a bus maker, but didn't fulfill his job.

Snyder's-Lance profits exceed forecast

August 11, 2015

(The Charlotte Observer)

Snackmaker Synder's-Lance surprised investors with a larger quarterly profit than expected. Increased sales of pretzels and kettle chips paved the way.

Veteran McKinney ad-agency CEO gains new role

August 11, 2015

(The News and Observer)

Brad Brinegar, CEO of Durham-based ad agency McKinney since 2002, was named CEO of North America for his company's Korean-based parent.

Womble Carlyle adds lobbying prowess

August 11, 2015

(The Winston-Salem Journal)

A former Reynolds American executive is joining Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice to form a new group specializing in lobbying and government relations.

Indian textile firm adding plant in Martin County

August 11, 2015

(Areadevelopment.com)

AR Textiles plans to spend $12 million to renovate a building in Robersonville for use as a textile plant. The 38 employees will have average pay of about $26,000.

 

Concord's downtown sees resurgence

August 11, 2015

(The Independent-Tribune

Downtown Concord is gaining popularity with 17 restaurants and a vacancy rate of 10%, a fourth of the level in 1990.

Development of tiny homes in Greensboro is delayed

August 11, 2015

(The Greensboro News & Record)

A developer has withdrawn his plans to develop a neighborhood of homes of 800 to 900 square feet in Greensboro.

Southwest adds Dallas flights via CLT and RDU

August 10, 2015

(MarketWatch.com)

Southwest Airlines started added new service between Dallas and North Carolina's two largest airports.

Advance Auto cutting jobs in Raleigh

August 11, 2015

(WRAL.com)

Advance Auto Parts, which bought Raleigh-based General Parts, is cutting 50 jobs in both Raleigh and Roanoke, Va.