Posted on 21 March 2013.
Posted on 18 February 2013.
Local officials and opponents of toll lanes on I-77 are continuing to battle it out this week over the N.C. DOT’s plans for widening the congested highway. A public forum on Friday at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will include remarks by the leader of the anti-toll group Widen I-77 and the director of the Lake Norman Transportation Commission, which previously has endorsed the DOT plan.
Meanwhile, a group claiming to represent more than 60 property owners in the Northcross area, off I-77 Exit 25, issued a statement condemning the plan last week. Later, one of its leaders acknowledged that the statement only represented the views of the group’s five-person board, not individual members.
Posted on 23 January 2013.
The Lake Norman Chamber calendar this week has a couple of big events. On Thursday, the chamber celebrates its 25th anniversary and hands out its annual awards at its annual meeting and awards banquet. Then on Friday morning, business people are invited to get the scoop on coming changes in business health care rules at the next Focus Friday issues session, at the chamber. Read the full story
Posted on 23 October 2012.
Posted on 24 August 2012.
Federal health care reforms will bring insurance coverage to than 32 million uninsured, but could cost some businesses more money, health care and insurance experts said during a panel discussion Friday at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. About 30 people gathered at the monthly “Focus Friday” issues session examining the effects of federal health care reforms on businesses. Story in HEALTH & FITNESS»
Posted on 26 July 2012.
The Lake Norman Chamber’s Focus Friday issues session this month will examine the $29.5 million bond referendum on the ballot in November for Huntersville voters. Town officials and Commissioner Charles Jeter will discuss the referendum Friday, July 27, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the chamber’s Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius Read the full story
Posted on 17 May 2012.
At the Lake Norman Chamber’s Focus Friday event May 18, commercial property owners will learn how to properly prepare for a revaluation appeal hearing.
Former chamber chairman John Hettwer, president of Payroll Plus, and Robbie Lowrance of Merit Properties Commercial Real Estate will discuss the appeals process and the steps commercial property owners should take in advance of their hearings. Read the full story
Posted on 23 April 2012.
Updated April 24, 2012 at 9:40 a.m.
At the Lake Norman Chamber’s Focus Friday event this Friday morning, commercial property owners will discuss the results of their 2011 property revaluations and will hear an update on the appeals process from the Director of Land Use and Environmental Services Agency Cary Saul. Also at the meeting, John Hettwer and Barbara Scott will speak. Mr. Hettwer chairs a Chamber committee collecting revaluation data on commercial parcels, and Ms. Scott is one of a group of citizens challenging the 2011 revaluation process. Read the full story
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