CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Airport officials have given the “all clear” following a security scare Monday morning at Charlotte Douglas International. The airport tweeted around 6 a.m. that all TSA checkpoints were closed due to a security inspection. Five minutes later, the airport tweeted an update saying the checkpoints were back open. Channel 9 reporter Mark
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte is home to two of North Carolina’s largest breweries, The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery and NoDa Brewing Co., according to CBJ’s latest installment of The List, which ranks craft breweries by number of barrels produced in 2017 In 2017, OMB and NoDa brewed over 21,000 and 15,000 31-gallon barrels, respectively. Production at
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Expect Sycamore Brewing’s cider line to hit grocery store shelves later this month. The South End brewery unveiled its can packaging for Wild Blossom, its cider brand, and shared more details about those plans with the Charlotte Business Journal this week. Wild Blossom cans will start rolling out Charlotte-wide the week of
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – World-class soccer made a stop in Charlotte Sunday afternoon as Liverpool FC battled Borussia Dortmund on the pitch in the International Champions Cup. The event brought masses of people from miles away, crowding uptown and Bank of America Stadium. It’s the fourth time the International Champions Cup has been played in Charlotte, but
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Entrepreneur Marc Smith owns Patriotic Pig, a barbecue catering company located in Dallas, with his wife Gina. This small business has the unique mission of sourcing local food and giving back to the veteran community. Not too long ago, Smith used a Bank of America-funded loan to buy a large, military-themed smoker.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Amazon now wants trucks with its logo that are owned by small businesses to bring packages to customers’ door. The news comes days after Channel 9 reported that an Amazon distribution center in Charlotte will bring 1,500 new jobs to the area. Eyewitness News anchor Blaine Tolison spoke with company leaders about how the
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – There is a new plan to keep people safe on Charlotte’s popular greenway system. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officials have been working on ways to combat crimes on the sometimes isolated greenway system. The department announced a new transportation division that will partner with park rangers to patrol the 43 miles of greenways.
Charlotte’s banking sector is getting a new name, with Louisiana-based IberiaBank announcing plans to enter the market. The Lafayette-based company said Tuesday it has hired Rotcher Watkins, former Charlotte market president for First Tennessee Bank, to hold the same role for Iberia in Charlotte. The company did not disclose where its first Charlotte office will be, and
A new billboard on Interstate 40 aims to generate support for keeping Confederate monuments in place. The North Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans’ billboard is near the I-40/I-95 interchange near Benson. It reads, “Help us protect our veterans’ monuments!” It also features an image of Silent Sam, the controversial monument on the campus of UNC-Chapel