The competition for new jobs and business isn’t limited to the states alone. City staff have drafted a formal program that would offer incentives for businesses to move here, stay here or expand their presence here.
The Morrisville Innovation Foundation is restarting its HOTTovation program. Residents who have an entrepreneurship idea but want more help on the business side are invited to apply for a chance to get free office space, access to mentors and help networking and making pitches.
When a landowner seeks to rezone his property, neighbors can sign a protest petition. If enough neighbors sign the petition, state law mandates that a city council needs a super-majority to approve the rezoning request rather than a simple majority.
The various companies involved in choosing, making and installing the glass on the state’s Green Square project in downtown Raleigh haven’t agreed on what’s wrong with the glass, who is responsible – and who will pay to get it fixed.
Longtime Wake County Commissioner Betty Lou Ward announced Monday that she will not run for re-election in 2016, ending what will be 28 years of service on the board. Her decision comes after new legislative maps drawn up the Republican-led General Assembly would have put Ward in the same district as two fellow Democratic commissioners.
A 33-year-old woman was killed and her daughter was hurt Sunday afternoon when their car hit a pickup truck that had crossed over the center of N.C. 42 near Cleveland and wound up sideways in front of her car, the State Highway Patrol said.
Sarah Gaskill will be the new president of the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce. She was previously with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce as vice president of Small Business and Membership Services.