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Financial empowerment tips for women Written by Cheryl J. Sherrard, CFP Clearview Wealth Management www.clearviewwealthmgmt.com It is estimated that women will control two-thirds of the consumer wealth in the U.S. over the next decade.(1)Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 7 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Swanky sweat: Charlotte’s gym scene goes upscale From specialized gyms offering one type of class to one-stop fitness centers with an almost country-clublike feel, the city?s gym scene has moved beyond the YMCAs and 24 Hour Fitnesses.Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 7 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Witness: Former East Gaston wrestling coach wanted to die A witness testifying for the second day in the trial of his former high school wrestling coach charged with molesting team members told a Gaston County jury on Thursday that…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 7 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
NC senators push for new incentives to encourage relocating businesses Three years ago, Republican lawmakers balked at a deal put forward by Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue to offer a company cash incentives to lure 1,300 jobs to North Carolina. Now,Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 7 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Citizens group considers court action to delay I-77 toll lanes The leader of a grassroots Lake Norman group opposing the state's plans to build Interstate 77 toll lanes from Charlotte to Mooresville says the group is considering seeking an injunction…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 8 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
UNC professor killed in Chapel Hill; 2 men charged A UNC-Chapel Hill professor died early Thursday morning after a mugging near campus Wednesday afternoon. Two men have been charged with first-degree murder and robbery in the incident, which happened…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 9 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Pfeiffer University appoints former dean of student affairs as interim president A former Pfeiffer University English professor and dean of student affairs will return to campus next month to serve as interim president, the university announced Thursday.Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 10 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
New coal ash landfill illustrates bigger dilemma for NC A new landfill in Person County is one small step toward solving North Carolina's coal-ash problem. Even environmentalists like it. The question that remains is how long will it take…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 10 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
For one family, 24 Hours of Booty offers chance to fight against cancer A few months after losing daughter Libby to leukemia, Josh Jones is the number one individual fundraiser for cancer research event 24 Hours of Booty…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 10 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Cotham: New Senate bill shields salaries of for-profit charter school staff Conflict over disclosure of charter-school salaries flared anew Thursday, as House Democrats said a Senate-approved bill shields for-profit management companies from revealing who they hire and how much they pay.Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 11 hours ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina