News

Pages

BB and T Announces Earnings
1:00 pm
Thu July 17, 2008

BB and T Announces Earnings

BB&T has announced its second quarter earnings today. While they're not great, they're not as bad as other bank's balance sheets. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Lisa Miller has more.

Read more
Charlotte Regional Partnership Seeks Defense and
1:00 pm
Thu July 17, 2008

Charlotte Regional Partnership Seeks Defense and Security Companies

The Charlotte Regional Partnership, a group that tries to attract businesses to the area, is setting its sights on defense and security-related companies. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Lisa Miller has more.

Read more
CMPD Dismisses Officer
1:00 pm
Thu July 17, 2008

CMPD Dismisses Officer

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer has been dismissed after an internal review board found she used unjustified force in an incident this past May. WFAE's Lisa Miller has more.

Read more
CATS Ridership Breaks Records, Again
1:00 pm
Thu July 17, 2008

CATS Ridership Breaks Records, Again

The Charlotte Area Transit System says it ended its fiscal year on another record-breaking note. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

Read more
Large Scale Charities
1:00 pm
Thu July 17, 2008

Large Scale Charities

hspace=2

Large Scale Charities
In the face of recent press about executive salaries at United Way, we'll look at how large scale charities work. How much of your charitable dollars actually go to charity and how much goes to running the organization to which you've donated? We're joined by a man who watches faith based organizations to provide donors with information on how the money is used and by a consultant who works with non-profit groups.
Guests
Rusty Leonard - Director, The Wall Watchers
John Hewett - President, Hewett Consulting

Read more
A GPS-based System Tracks Trash
1:00 pm
Wed July 16, 2008

A GPS-based System Tracks Trash

A South Carolina technology company has outfitted garbage trucks in the town of Clemson with Global Positioning Systems to help save on fuel costs. The devices have been in use for a little over a year and the Clemson city administrator says they've saved about 350 gallons of fuel a month. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain spoke with Jim Oswald who - along with a partner - created the in-demand trash-tracking device.

Read more
Charlotte Company Creates Buzz in Industry
1:00 pm
Wed July 16, 2008

Charlotte Company Creates Buzz in Industry

hspace=2

Yap was a finalist in a 2006 business plan competition at UNC Charlotte and recently secured $6.5 million in venture funding. WFAE's Julie Rose spoke with Yap co-founder Victor Jablokov, who says the idea for the technology came from watching teenagers use their cell phones.

Read more
CBCC Offers Flu Shots
1:00 pm
Tue July 15, 2008

CBCC Offers Flu Shots

A regional blood bank is offering a way to get free flu shots in the fall. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

Read more
Customer Service
1:00 pm
Tue July 15, 2008

Customer Service

hspace=2

Read more
Fundraising Reports Suggest Challenges for McCrory
1:00 pm
Mon July 14, 2008

Fundraising Reports Suggest Challenges for McCrory

New fundraising reports from the North Carolina gubernatorial campaign suggest challenges ahead for Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

Read more

Pages