News: Business

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Staet eyes cap on sales tax

A bill working its way through the General Assembly could place a cap on sales tax in the state and give counties more options with sales tax revenue.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Waxhaw contractor tops Dirty Half Dozen

A Waxhaw-based contractor with a history of incomplete work was at the top of the Better Business Bureau of the South Piedmont’s 2014 Midyear Dirty Half-Dozen list.


Jul. 19, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Southern States plans bigger store in Monroe

A new Monroe Southern States store, four times the size of the current location, will hold its grand opening August 29th. Located at 1620 East Roosevelt Boulevard in a former BI-LO grocery store, the building has been undergoing extensive renovation since early March.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

County rejects rezoning request

The Union County Board of Commissioners denied a request to rezone 43 acres from residential/agricultural use to high-density residential.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

County OKs incentive for drug maker

The Union County Board of Commissioners approved an economic development grant for an amount not to exceed $340,000 over a 5-year period to what could become the county’s first pharmaceutical company.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

Drug maker eyes industrial park site

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. is considering a location in the Monroe Corporate Center for its first North American manufacturing facility.