Chelsea Cooley, born in Mint Hill and an Independence High School grad, is rumored to be dating Joe Mauer of the Minnesota Twins. Mauer, whose Twins played the Chicago White Sox last night for a chance to reach the playoffs, was the American League batting champion two of the last three seasons. Cooley has appeared […]
It’s not enough Washington needs to bailout Wall Street, Wachovia has been gobbled up by Citigroup, and we have to wait in line to pay $4 a gallon for gas. The Charlotte Business Journal reports home prices for the Charlotte market fell 1.8 percent in July from the same month last year.
Some drove until their tanks were empty while some people were driven to the pumps by panic. Why did this happen to such a large population in a growing region? Three Mint Hill residents didn’t have the answers but know they weren’t satisfied with anything they’ve heard so far. Mint Hill resident Angie Milleman waited […]
The Charlotte Business Journal reports NC State economist (and Weekly Post columnist) Mike Walden thinks Wachovia’s takeover by Citigroup will hurt Charlotte and North Carolina’s economy.
He expects Wachovia’s investment bankers will either lose their jobs or be moved to New York. For every job lost in Charlotte, Walden expects up to another one-half job to […]