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Why You Should Care About NC Judicial Elections

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If you voted in North Carolina last November, there were six state judicial seats on the ballot. Depending on where you live, you likely had district court and local judges up for election, too. How many of you either A.) skipped over this section or B.) randomly picked names because you hadn’t heard of any of these people? Join the […]

Charlotte’s Got Your Back with these Resources for Small Businesses

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Starting a business is like having a newborn baby: you love it, nurture it, and hope that all of your hard work will make it grow into a productive member of society—but in the beginning, it can be terrifying. It’s totally normal to feel like you don’t quite know what you’re doing or where to start, which is why the […]

Who Pays Child Support When Gay Parents Split Up?

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A long and arduous court case over the parental rights of a gay couple and their sperm donor in Topeka, Kansas recently came to an end. The problems started after the two women separated, and the biological mother filed for Medicaid assistance for their child. Despite the fact that both the couple and the man only ever intended him to be […]

10 New Small Businesses to Check Out in WNC

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Asheville is home a melting pot of entrepreneurs, small businesses, and sustainable innovators. In the past year alone, there has been an influx of breweries, restaurants, and startups joining our ranks—and we’ve already found a host of new favorites. Read on for our list of 10 new businesses worth checking out. Delicious local eats 1. Taco Billy, West Asheville Business […]

When Should You Create Your Will? Even if You Have “Nothing,” Starting Your Estate Plan Young is Important

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As the tired old saying goes, nothing’s a guarantee in life except for death and taxes. I’d add one more item to the list: things in your life will change, and often in unexpected ways. That’s the point driven home by an article recently published in Investment News, which  highlights the accidental death of 27-year old Star Trek actor Anton […]

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