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Charlotte NC Official Visitors Guide & Map

Charlotte NC Official Visitors Guide & Map | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it

Charlotte NC features top notch attractions, exhilarating nightlife, first-class restaurants and much more. Save with great deals on Charlotte hotel packages and special offers. 

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The Richards Group's comment, May 3, 2012 10:28 PM
Charlotte NC is an awesome place!
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Wall Street Journal: Carowinds' Fury 325 is leading a coaster comeback - Charlotte Business Journal

Wall Street Journal: Carowinds' Fury 325 is leading a coaster comeback - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
It’s the dawn of a new golden age for roller coasters, with more built in 2014 than during any year on record, says a report from The Wall Street Journal.
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Q&A with NASCAR Drivers | Charlotte’s got a lot | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism

Q&A with NASCAR Drivers | Charlotte’s got a lot | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Charlotte plays center stage in the world of NASCAR. Let’s meet some of the sport’s most popular drivers and get their take on what to do, see and eat in Charlotte.
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Charlotte ranks No. 2 among fastest-growing large cities, new U.S. Census report shows - Charlotte Business Journal

Charlotte ranks No. 2 among fastest-growing large cities, new U.S. Census report shows - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
As if Charlotte needed confirmation that people are moving to the area in droves, a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the city is among the fastest-growing in the nation in its size category.
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New Census Reveals Charlotte Is The #2 Fastest Growing City in America

New Census Reveals Charlotte Is The #2 Fastest Growing City in America | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
The once small town of Charlotte, North Carolina now ranks as the #2 fastest-growing big city in America, according to new Census data just released this...
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Google Fiber coming to Charlotte, major utility work to follow - Charlotte Business Journal

Google Fiber coming to Charlotte, major utility work to follow - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Google Inc. says Charlotte will be one of the next U.S. cities to receive its Google Fiber high-speed Internet service.
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Yeah!

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'Charlotte Magazine' to honor Charlottean of the year - WCNC

'Charlotte Magazine' to honor Charlottean of the year - WCNC | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Charlotte Magazine names their Charlotteans of the year
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Eatery @7th now open in Charlotte's First Ward (PHOTOS)

Eatery @7th now open in Charlotte's First Ward (PHOTOS) | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Elizabeth and Howie Barber are hoping their new eatery, @7th, becomes a marquee location in Charlotte's First Ward.
The restaurant at 321 N. Caldwell St.
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Report: N.C. among top 10 states for solar growth in past three years - Charlotte Business Journal

Report: N.C. among top 10 states for solar growth in past three years - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
With the impact of climate change expected to worsen, North Carolina is positioned to take its own future into its hands with renewable-energy opportunities.
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N.C. dips to No. 3 on Site Selection list of top business climates - Charlotte Business Journal

N.C. dips to No. 3 on Site Selection list of top business climates - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
North Carolina's business climate still ranks among the best in the nation, according to Site Selection magazine. But Georgia has once again taken the top spot, while the Tar Heel State dropped to No. 3 in the magazine's 2014 feature on the "Top U.S. Business Climates."
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New survey: N.C. tied with Georgia as third-best state for business - Charlotte Business Journal

New survey: N.C. tied with Georgia as third-best state for business - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
A survey of corporate executives ranks North Carolina among the top states for its business climate.
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Sonya Leonard www.SonyaLeonardHomes.com's curator insight, October 24, 2014 9:11 AM

This was why I moved here 16 years ago and it has only improved.  What a great place to live and play!  Best of all worlds with the beach, the mountains, the mild climate, huge banking industry, growing city and so much culture.

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Charlotte Hornets reveal schedule for upcoming season - Charlotte Business Journal

Charlotte Hornets reveal schedule for upcoming season - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
The Charlotte Hornets will tip off the 2014-15 regular season with a home game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Oct. 29.
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Go Hornets!

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Charlotte Premium Outlets counting down to grand opening (PHOTOS) - Charlotte Business Journal

Charlotte Premium Outlets counting down to grand opening (PHOTOS) - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Charlotte Premium Outlets is just 16 days away from its grand opening on July 31 — and the 400,000-square-foot outlet center in Steele Creek is looking nearly ready for shoppers.
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Time to go shopping soon!  :-)

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34 Underrated U.S. Cities You'll Actually Want To Move To

34 Underrated U.S. Cities You'll Actually Want To Move To | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Did your city make the list?
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Charlotte comes at No. 3! We are the secret gem!  :-)

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Charlotte NC visitors guide, Charlotte visitor guide, things to do | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism

Charlotte NC visitors guide, Charlotte visitor guide, things to do | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Order a Charlotte Visitors Guide and learn all about our exciting, family-friendly city.
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Golf | Charlotte's got a lot | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism

Golf | Charlotte's got a lot | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Here’s your guide to golf in Charlotte.
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Business Pulse Quiz: How well do you know Charlotte's skyline? - Charlotte Business Journal

Business Pulse Quiz: How well do you know Charlotte's skyline? - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Can you recognize the silhouettes of the Queen City's skyscrapers? Take a look at this image, and then match the correct name to the tower in the questions below.
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Charlotte's craft-beer scene in spotlight at Queen City Brewers Festival - Charlotte Business Journal

Charlotte's craft-beer scene in spotlight at Queen City Brewers Festival - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Roughly 2,400 people attended the fourth annual Queen City Brewers Festival on Saturday, highlighting the growing interest in Charlotte's craft-beer industry.
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Cheers!

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New N.C. corporate tax rates for 2015 - Charlotte Business Journal

New N.C. corporate tax rates for 2015 - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Beginning Jan. 1, North Carolina corporations will see another tax benefit as the corporate income tax is reduced to 5 percent.
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Bravo!

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Michael Jordan named 2014 CBJ Business Person of the Year

Michael Jordan named 2014 CBJ Business Person of the Year | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
NBA Hall of Famer and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan has been selected as the Charlotte Business Journal's 12th annual Business Person of the Year.
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Cam Newton suffers two fractures to lower back in Charlotte wreck - myfox8.com

Cam Newton suffers two fractures to lower back in Charlotte wreck - myfox8.com | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton has two fractures in his back after a two-vehicle wreck Tuesday, the NFL team said in a statement. He is in fair condition, undergoi...
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Great Home, Amenities & Location in Indian Trail NC!

Great Home, Amenities & Location in Indian Trail NC! | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
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3911 Etheredge Street, Indian Trail, NC 28079

 

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Beautiful home on large lot in desirable Lake Park Community! Large Great Room with hardwoods, big windows and a fireplace with mantle. Kitchen has rich tile counter tops with beautiful edging. All white cabinets! All kitchen appliances plus washer & dryer stay! Formal Dining with hardwood floors.  Generous sized Master Bedroom has tray ceiling with fan/light fixture. Master Bathroom new sinks, cabinets, mirrors and lighting. Double French doors from Great Room lead to deck, patio, fire pit and park-like fenced backyard with trees! Great Schools! New Hot water heater! New paint and newer carpet upstairs!

 

Call Wendy Richards for a private showing at 704.604.6115!

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Behind the scenes at Carolina BalloonFest (PHOTOS) - Charlotte Business Journal

Behind the scenes at Carolina BalloonFest (PHOTOS) - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Thousands turned out over the weekend for the annual Carolina BalloonFest, where more than 50 hot-air balloons filled the air in Statesville.
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Sonya Leonard www.SonyaLeonardHomes.com's curator insight, October 24, 2014 9:08 AM
Chased one down this year to see it land in front of us. Fun! Fun!
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Charlotte named best big-city bargain by 'Money' magazine - Charlotte Business Journal

Charlotte named best big-city bargain by 'Money' magazine - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
Money magazine is out with its annual rankings of the “Best Places to Live in America,” and North Carolina locales earned accolades across several categories.
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"Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina..." Especially in Charlotte NC!

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Fresh Market signs lease for south Charlotte store - Charlotte Business Journal

Fresh Market signs lease for south Charlotte store - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
The scramble for your grocery dollars continues, with The Fresh Market Inc. locking in a location for what will be its fifth Charlotte-area store.
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Kauffman Foundation, Thumbtack survey finds Charlotte among top cities for small-business friendliness - Charlotte Business Journal

Kauffman Foundation, Thumbtack survey finds Charlotte among top cities for small-business friendliness - Charlotte Business Journal | Charlotte North Carolina's the Place! | Scoop.it
If there were an honor roll for creating a friendly environment for small businesses, Charlotte would earn a spot on it, according to a new survey by Thumbtack.com and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
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