News: Business

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.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Home sales and prices rose during June

CarolinaMLS June sales rose 3.7 percent this year with 3,631 properties sold, compared to 3,502 properties sold in June of the previous year.  Sales are up 13.7 percent compared to last month.