The Francene Marie Show

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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14: A general view of BB&T Ballpark, home of the minor league baseball team, Charlotte Knights, on September 14, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Douglas International Airport in Charlotte North Carolina attracts global businesses with more, and now there’s more manufacturing going on. IME South, is the largest advanced manufacturing trade show. Upon IM-Engineering’s arrival they headed to the Charlotte Convention Center to prepare for a huge event June 14th through 16th. Attendees will experience a product lifecycle from prototype to production. You can attend this free event to explore medtech, packaging, automation, plastics, design, and processing.

The first textile Mill in North Carolina was in operation around 1815 by Michael Schenck. The Civil War dramatically affected business and many textile mills were destroyed during the conflict, especially during the last 90 days of the war. Meanwhile, the machinery at surviving mills generally was worn out with inability to easily replace equipment during the conflict. Be on the lookout for more news about Manufacturing in our area.

First African American, one-woman syndicated radio host in the Southeast region for major broadcast networks. Over the past 23 years my passion and perseverance has lead me to reach and relate to demographics spanning, Sports stations, Country, Hip-hop, R & B, Gospel, Adult Contemporary & Top 40 radio stations. I have a unique way of setting the tone, and people feel comfortable telling their story,