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Hometown preacher Billy Graham influenced leaders across the world — and the Carolinas
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
Billy Graham died Wednesday morning at age 99. An outpouring of grief and tributes followed, including memories shared by Charlotte leaders past and present.

Traffic from internal Amazon website might hint at 'HQ2' derby winner
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
The response to an obscure article about a Virginia county receiving an environmental award might be a tip to where Amazon’s much-hyped $5 billion second headquarters could eventually land. A December article in ARLNow, headlined “County Wins Top Environmental Award from U.S. Green Building Council,” received more than 6,000 page views. So, the website decided to investigate the interest in Arlington County’s environmentally friendly policies. Turns out, the “vast majority of the traffic…

AT&T denied access to White House correspondence on Time Warner merger
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
AT&T Inc. has been dealt a blow in a lawsuit waged by the U.S. Department of Justice against the Dallas technology giant’s $85 billion merger with Time Warner Inc. A judge on Tuesday denied AT&T’s (NYSE: T) request to see White House correspondence that might show whether President Donald Trump pressured the DOJ into filing the suit, Reuters reported. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon said AT&T's arguments have "fallen far short of establishing that this enforcement action was selective." AT&T…

Panthers choose Marty Hurney as permanent general manager
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
Marty Hurney's role as general manager of the Carolina Panthers is officially a permanent one. The Panthers said Wednesday that Hurney — who was named interim general manager in July after the firing of Dave Gettleman — would take over the job on a full-time basis. “We are very fortunate to have Marty as our general manager after he did an exceptional job in the interim role this past season.” Panthers Chief Operating Officer Tina Becker said in a statement. “Marty’s guidance and vision…

Triad self-storage company prepares to open three new locations in increasingly crowded segment
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
General manager speaks on oversaturation.

After failed 'hostile' takeover attempts, First Citizens sues KS Bancorp over 'poison pill'
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
After twice failing to acquire KS Bancorp through “hostile” takeover attempts last year, Raleigh-based First Citizens Bancshares is suing the Smithfield bank and its directors over a “poison pill” provision.

Community college reveals plans for new facility in Triad county
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
Completion of the $2.3 million, 7,000-square-foot facility is slated for late 2019.

Amazon invests in startup that has developed a debit card for children
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
Greenlight Financial Technology has developed a credit card that allows parents to manage their children’s spending from a smartphone.

ON SOCIAL: Charlotte, nation react to death of famed evangelist Billy Graham
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
As this morning's news of the death of famed evangelist Billy Graham reverberates across the worldwide web, reactions poured out on social media from leaders in Charlotte and beyond. Graham, 99, died at his home in Montreat early Wednesday, according to a PR firm representing his locally based ministry, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Born on Nov. 7, 1918, and raised on a dairy farm in Charlotte, Graham was called to his faith at a revival in 1934, according to a biography posted by…

Triad restaurant earns AAA four diamond rating
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
A Triad restaurant has earned a AAA Four Diamond rating, AAA announced Wednesday, just weeks after Triad hotels were awarded Four Diamond status. Saint Jacques at the Burke Manor in Gibsonville was the only Triad restaurant to earn the rating. AAA awards Diamond Ratings from one to five, with five being the highest. According to the AAA website, "One Diamond means grab it and go. Two Diamonds mean a relaxing break with expected favorites. Three Diamonds offer a fresh and trendy dining-out…

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