Impact of Gas Prices

CHARLOTTE, NC — High gas prices are impacting the way a Charlotte business owner does his job. What You Need To Know According to AAA, gas prices in the majority of the states in the US are over $4 Charlotte business owner Marvis Wilder is not driving as much as before in an effort to … Read more

Panic! At the Disco Launch Cryptic Site + Here’s What Fans Think

Time to panic — Panic! At the Disco have launched a cryptic website featuring a “sleep calculator,” and their fans are freaking out on the internet, speculating that new music will arrive soon. The website, called Shut Up and Go To Bed, instructs visitors to fill out some prompts and include their “bedtime” in order … Read more

CHOGM: Local women entrepreneurs optimism over potential business opportunities | The New Times

Gender equality and women’s empowerment is one of the fundamental principles of the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth priorities for Gender Equality 2017-2020 and beyond were endorsed by Women’s Affairs Ministers at their 11th meeting, hosted by the Government of Samoa in September 2016. They provide a template for action for the four years and beyond, and … Read more

Here are the country’s biggest burger chains

Photograph: Shutterstock Americans still like burgers. While so much focus these past two years has been on chicken—and for good reason— the most consistent item on restaurant menus remains the hamburger. Data from the Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report proves that, yet again. Limited-service burger chains generated $97 billion in sales last year, up … Read more

Today’s Average Mortgage Rates Inch Higher | May 9, 2022

The average interest rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is now at 6.171%, an increase of 0.232 percentage points from last week’s ending rate. Rates were higher for all loan categories, with the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaging 5.06% and the 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage averaging 4.508%. The latest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 6.171%. … Read more

Osceola County board considers partnership to assist with economic development | News

REED CITY — The Osceola County Board of Commissioners were presented with an opportunity to expand their economic development during their committee of the whole meeting Tuesday. Senior Director of Community Development for The Right Place, Travis Alden, approached the board to discuss the possibility of partnership. Right Place is an economic development corporation based … Read more