June 12, 2012

Meritage Homes has opened a new division in Charlotte, N.C., expanding its Southeast Region operations. The division plans to open its first communities in the Charlotte area later this year.

The home builder opened new divisions in Raleigh, N.C., and Tampa, Fla., last year.

Rick Roberson has been named Charlotte division president. He has nearly 10 years of home-building experience and was most recently with the company's Texas Region.

September 8, 2011

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe's will build a 1.4 million-sq.-ft. distribution center in Rome, Ga., according to an article in the Charlotte Business Journal.

The distribution center, described by the newspaper as a $125 million facility, will begin serving Lowe's stores in western Georgia, northern Florida and Alabama beginning in 2013. It's located in the North Floyd Industrial Park.

June 13, 2011

A Lowe’s employee was killed in a storage facility in Charlotte, N.C., right across the parking lot from one of the retailer’s stores, according to an article in the Charlotte Observer. The 35-year-old man was standing under a garage door when it suddenly fell and hit him on the head at 11 a.m. on June 4.  

March 24, 2011

PAM Fastening, the Charlotte, N.C.-based manufacturer of auto feed and collated screw systems, has announced the addition of two new sales positions to expand its organization. Matt Minchew will serve as the new director of sales, overseeing North American sales and a team of regional sales managers.