Charlotte is poised to land a new corporate headquarters, as Johnson City, Tenn.-based NN Inc. plans to move to the new Waverly development on Providence Road south of Interstate 485. The company makes high-precision metal and plastic components for medical, aerospace and automotive markets, according to the city. There is no manufacturing coming to Charlotte at this time, the city said.
A majority of the Charlotte City Council has voted to appeal the Crystal Eschert whistleblower judgment against the city. In May, a jury awarded Eschert, a former fire investigator, $1.5 million. The jury found the city fired Eschert in retaliation for her complaining about the safety of renovations at a building that was to house her unit. Soon after the trial, Jon Hannan retired as chief of the Charlotte Fire Department.
A plan to build an indoor amateur sports complex near Bojangles’ Coliseum fizzled in 2014, but Charlotte tourism officials are trying again, hoping the promise of millions of dollars of public money will entice a developer. The plan calls for a “destination-defining” indoor facility, with room for 10 high school regulation basketball courts and the ability to convert the space for 20 volleyball courts. There would be seating, restrooms, and food and beverage for sale.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".