Tech company AvidXchange will hire over 1,200 people in Charlotte over five years, a move that will double its local footprint. The company will receive generous incentives package from local and state governments.
Charlotte City Council on Monday voted to change its longstanding policy of voting on every contract worth $100,000 or more, instead raising that threshold to $500,000. The City Manager will have discretion for smaller deals.
Faced with high failure rates on Pearson math tests required for teacher licensing, a North Carolina education panel votes to replace them with tests from another company. A study showed tests didn’t predict effectiveness.
Cities in the Carolinas are chasing rainfall records for 2018 after a year of downpours that scientists say bear the hallmarks of climate change. Charlotte’ isn’t likely to set a rain record, but Wilmington surpassed 100 inches.