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For many qualified job seekers, finding the right employers to get in front of and having the confidence to portray their qualifications in an interview can be a barrier to finding employment. Jordon – having earned his Eagle Scout, high school diploma, and a college certificate – had the...
Charlotte Douglas International Airport remained the seventh-busiest airport in the world last year based on takeoffs and landings. In 2014, the airport had 545,178 takeoffs and landings, a 2 percent decrease from 2013, according to an Airports Council International report released Monday. Chicago...
For the first time since the completion of Levine Center for the Arts in uptown Charlotte five years ago, the presidents of the four member cultural institutions will appear in a joint public discussion to introduce their institutions’ future plans and collaborative strategies to the larger...
It’s easy to lose things in a building the size of an airport terminal, so there have been surprises during the $16 million renovation of Charlotte’s Bojangles’ Coliseum, built in 1955.   The best examples are two ticket windows that appeared like hidden tombs after crews recently removed...
Promoting the destination as an attractive place to live, work, play and visit is a proven economic generator that pays dividends in attracting people to come here. The destination brand, 'Charlotte’s got a lot,' helps us do that and is a powerful vehicle that creates valuable awareness and drives visitor spending.

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Mark Anthony McGruder
Operations Manager
NASCAR Hall of Fame

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Justin and Sarah Brigham
Sycamore Brewing

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