MGT Construction firm, subsidiary of Thalhimer brokerage, files for Chapter 7 liquidation

MGT Construction’s recent projects include Eggleston Plaza, an affordable housing project in Richmond’s Jackson Ward neighborhood. MGT Construction Management Inc., a subsidiary of the commercial real estate brokerage Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer, has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation. The filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond on Thursday is the final step in shutting …

College basketball: Allerik Freeman leads the charge as NC State pushes toward NCAA tournament bid

Allerik Freeman leads NC State in scoring averages at 14.2 points per game. Contact | Archive | RSS WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Allerik Freeman has yet to play a college basketball season that didn’t end in the NCAA tournament. After three seasons at Baylor, the N.C. State graduate student is doing all he can to get …

Why did staff at NC psych center physically restrain teen 38 times?

Experts urge staff at psychiatric centers to physically restrain patients in “protective holds” only as a last resort to keep them from hurting themselves or others. But during a five-month period, Linda Gulya says, workers at Strategic Behavioral Center in south Charlotte put her teen daughter in a hold at least 38 times. The girl, …

Amazon HQ2: No gay? No way! campaign tells Amazon to avoid 9 cities, including Raleigh | News & Observer

Amazon shouldn’t choose Raleigh – or 10 other cities – for its second headquarters because states such as North Carolina don’t protect residents from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, according to gay-rights advocates. A campaign called “No gay? No way!” launched Thursday to pressure Amazon to reconsider 11 cities on its list …