Duke Energy's request to raise rates in an area that includes the Charlotte region was denied on Friday by the North Carolina Utilities Commission. That was a rare rejection for the Charlotte-based utility.
Wells Fargo said Friday it is laying off 100 employees in its Fort Mill, S.C., mortgage operation, a move the San Francisco-based bank attributed to declines in foreclosures and origination volumes as mortgage rates rise.
The Federal Reserve on Thursday released results of its stress tests, annual exams required under the Dodd-Frank law to check whether big banks like Bank of America and Wells Fargo have enough capital to absorb losses in a downturn.
Whether they are created by individuals, businesses or advocacy groups, fake holidays like National Sunglasses Day and National Doughnut Day are ways to drum up sales and brand awareness — and Charlotte companies are capitalizing on the trend, too.
Peloton is opening its first Charlotte NC showroom in SouthPark mall late this summer. The upscale indoor cycling company will be in a 2,182 square-foot space previously occupied by Smart Bamboo, which closed this month.
With Publix continuing to expand its footprint in Charlotte, and with Charlotte's grocery options uptown increasing with the opening of Whole Foods last week, many readers are curious: What's the status of the rumored Publix uptown?
A Kansas legislative leader says a former federal prosecutor has assembled a team of attorneys to provide legal services to immigrant children separated from their parents and detained in group homes in Topeka.
About 175 people have attended fundraiser for conservative Republican Kris Kobach's campaign for Kansas governor with rocker and gun-rights provocateur Ted Nugent as dozens of people protested outside.