A few of our most popular commercial and industrial electrical services include but are not limited to:
A few of our most popular commercial and industrial electrical services include but are not limited to:
Your businesses' electrical system will trip when it has too much electricity running through it. These problems are very common in commercial properties and usually stem from one of three culprits: circuit overloads, short circuits, and ground fault surges. Obviously, when your circuits are tripped regularly, your business operations suffer. To help solve your circuit breaker problems, our commercial electricians will come to your location for in-depth troubleshooting. Once we discover the root cause, we'll get to work on repairing your circuit breaker, so you can continue working and serving your customers.
Like tripped circuit breakers, dimming or flickering lights are among the most common commercial electrical problems in South Carolina. These issues typically stem from poor electrical connections. These poor connections will usually cause sparks, which can start fires and wreak havoc on your commercial building. While dimming lights might seem minor, if you leave this problem to fester, you could be looking at permanent damage to your businesses' electrical systems. Given the danger involved in fixing this problem, it's important that you work with a licensed business electrician like Engineered Electrical Solutions as soon as you're able to.
Dead power outlets aren't always dangerous, unlike other recurring commercial electrical issues. They are, however, disruptive to your company's productivity. Dead outlets are common in older commercial buildings and are often caused by circuit overloads. Connecting multiple high-wattage devices and appliances to the same power socket can cause overheating. When the power outlet overheats, it can lead to tripped circuit breakers. In some cases, the live wire catches fire and burns until it is disconnected. For a reliable solution using high-quality switches, sockets, and circuit breakers, it's best to hire a professional business electrician to get the job done right.
Finding a real-deal, qualified commercial electrician in South Carolina is harder than you might think. Whether it's due to availability or budget, you might be tempted to hire a residential electrician for your commercial electrical problem. While it's true that great residential electricians can help solve commercial issues in theory, it's always best to hire a business electrician with professional experience.
Unlike their residential colleagues, commercial electricians are licensed to deal with different materials and procedures suited specifically for businesses. Commercial wiring is much more complex than residential, and is strategically installed with maintenance, repair, and changes in mind. Additionally, commercial properties usually use a three-phase power supply, necessitating more schooling, skills, and technical ability to service.
The bottom line? If you're a business owner with commercial electricity problems, it's best to work with a licensed commercial electrician, like you will find at Engineered Electrical Solutions.
Shields Painting has been in the business since 1968. In a world where so much has changed, we are proud to uphold the ideals that make us successful: hard, honest work, getting the job done right, and excellent customer service. Providing you with trustworthy, quality work will always take priority over rushing through a project to serve the next customer. That is just not the way we choose to do business.
As professionals dedicated to perfection, we strive to provide a unique painting experience for every customer - one that focuses on their needs and desires instead of our own. Whether you need residential painting for your home or commercial painting for your business, we encourage you to reach out today to speak with our customer service team. Whether you have big ideas about a new paint project or need our expertise and guidance, we look forward to hearing from you soon.
We want to be sure every one of our customers is satisfied, which is why we offer a three-year guaranteed on our labor. If you're in need of an electrician for your home or business, give our office a call and discover the Engineered Electrical Solutions difference.(843) 420-3029
MINT HILL, NC – It’s been an eventful fall for Queen’s Grant’s music department as several students attended the 43rd Annual Choral Festival at Gardner Webb University and seven students were selected to practice and play with two different regional honors bands.On October 25, Queen’s Grant High School Director of Music Ensembles Chad Turner took a dozen choral students to Gardner Webb University for their 43rd Annual Choral Festival. “My students joined about 150 others in a day-long clinic that cu...
MINT HILL, NC – It’s been an eventful fall for Queen’s Grant’s music department as several students attended the 43rd Annual Choral Festival at Gardner Webb University and seven students were selected to practice and play with two different regional honors bands.
On October 25, Queen’s Grant High School Director of Music Ensembles Chad Turner took a dozen choral students to Gardner Webb University for their 43rd Annual Choral Festival. “My students joined about 150 others in a day-long clinic that culminated in an evening concert sung in conjunction with the Gardner Webb Chorale,” explains Turner. “It was an amazing opportunity for my students and was our second time being involved.”
On November 17th Turner will travel with three students to Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC, where they will participate in the 41st Annual Winthrop Invitational Band Clinic. Winthrop’s annual Invitational Band Clinic is composed of three bands of high school performers selected from a list of director nominations.
Selected from over 350 nominations submitted by 50 schools from four different states to participate in the clinic were sophomore bass clarinet Nathan Verret, senior euphonium Walker Mcmurry and senior trombone Micah Burkheimer.
“This clinic is very prestigious in that they bring in some very recognizable clinicians from all over the country to conduct the two honor bands that will be seated this year,” says Turner. “The students will participate in rehearsals, masterclasses, small ensembles and two large ensembles over about three days working on their musical technique, musicianship, and overall musical performance skills.”
On Friday, December 9, six QGHS students will travel to the campus of UNC Charlotte for a 2-day clinic with about two hundred other local high school musicians from the area. The students will again participate in 2 days of large ensemble rehearsals and masterclass sessions working on their technique and musicianship.
Sophomore trombone Andrew Jewell, junior bass clarinet Payton Fuge, sophomore tenor saxophone Tyler Korinek, sophomore bass clarinet Nathan Verret, senior euphonium Walker Mcmurry and senior trombone Micah Burkheimer were selected from about 300 nominations submitted by a number of local high schools in and around the UNCC campus area.
“I could not be more proud of all these students as they continue to put their very best foot forward representing themselves, the music department and QGHS as a whole,” says Turner. “It’s always a huge thrill to see any of my students perform and truly enjoy themselves, so I try my best to give them all the opportunities I can.”
You can catch Verret, Mcmurry and Burkheimer in action at Winthrop University on Saturday, November 19, at 3:00 pm in Byrnes Auditorium. Jewell, Fuge, Korinek, Burkheimer, Mcmurry and Verret will play in UNCC’s auditorium at 5:30 on December 10. For more information on Queen’s Grants music offerings and all the local charter high school has to offer, visit queensgranthigh.org.
Halloween has come and gone which means it’s almost time for Christmas! I can already hear the chiming of the jingle bells and Mariah Carey belting ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’. In fact, the Queen City Christmas events kick off the first week of November! We are starting quickly. And with so many different events from parades to festivals to concerts to shopping and lights, it can be overwhelming. But we are here to help you make plans to get everything done this holiday season. Let’s start it off with 16 Charlot...
Halloween has come and gone which means it’s almost time for Christmas! I can already hear the chiming of the jingle bells and Mariah Carey belting ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’. In fact, the Queen City Christmas events kick off the first week of November! We are starting quickly. And with so many different events from parades to festivals to concerts to shopping and lights, it can be overwhelming. But we are here to help you make plans to get everything done this holiday season. Let’s start it off with 16 Charlotte area holiday parades you can check out this year.
Who doesn’t love a good parade? Marching bands, performances, floats, candy, and tis’ the season for a visit from Santa as well! You can find all of that in more in the numerous Christmas/holiday parades throughout the region. In fact, you can probably make a couple if you’re a die-hard parade-aholic. While I’m not personally one I’ve worked with a few over the years! And it’s Christmas after all, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. So check out 16 of the Charlotte area holiday parades to attend this year below!
Have a parade I missed? Email full info to Melanie.Day@bbgi.com and I’ll include it on this and our guide to everything holiday in the Queen City.
Halloween has come and gone which means it’s almost time for Christmas! I can already hear the chiming of the jingle bells and Mariah Carey belting ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’. In fact, the Queen City Christmas events kick off the first week of November! We are starting quickly. And with so many different events from parades to festivals to concerts to shopping and lights, it can be overwhelming. But we are here to help you make plans to get everything done this holiday season. Below you’ll find the ultimate list of Holiday events in the Charlotte area. Many are free and family oriented. Some are adults only. And some require tickets. But all offer a fun chance to get in the spirit of the season. After all, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.
Here is the order in which you will find events:
**This list will be continuously updated throughout the holiday season**
Have an event you’d like included on this list? Email full info to Melanie.Day@bbgi.com.
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MINT HILL, NC – After a two-year hiatus, The Mint Hill Historical Society is excited to announce that they will once again be hosting the Mint Hill Rodeo at 8201 Bartlett Road. The rodeo will take place on April 22nd and 23rd and will have PeeWee, Junior High, and High School level events.“The Mint Hill Historical Society is happy to be hosting again,” says Rodeo Committee Chairman Hood Dulin. “Our team has done an excellent job getting this event off the ground. We’re gonna have Peewee’s riding she...
MINT HILL, NC – After a two-year hiatus, The Mint Hill Historical Society is excited to announce that they will once again be hosting the Mint Hill Rodeo at 8201 Bartlett Road. The rodeo will take place on April 22nd and 23rd and will have PeeWee, Junior High, and High School level events.
“The Mint Hill Historical Society is happy to be hosting again,” says Rodeo Committee Chairman Hood Dulin. “Our team has done an excellent job getting this event off the ground. We’re gonna have Peewee’s riding sheep, breakaway roping in Junior High, and two nights of high school competition.”
Dulin knows what a big deal the rodeo is for the Mint Hill community. “Not only is this a great way we raise money for the Historical Society to keep Mint Hill’s history alive, but the rodeo is also an opportunity for these competitors to earn scholarship money and a place in the National Competitions, too. This event is the biggest rodeo in North and South Carolina, and Mint Hill is happy to help these kids do the sport they enjoy the best way they know how.”
The competitive events aren’t the only reason community members should attend this year’s rodeo. “Rain or shine, we will have lots of booths for local businesses that are supporting the rodeo. And, of course, there will be lots of good food,” Historical Society Executive Director Becky Griffin says with a twinkle in her eye. “There will be kettle corn, funnel cakes – all that good carnival food we love. Our newest sponsor, Chick-fil-A, will also have a booth there.”
“Actually, we’re making the entire month of April ‘Rodeo Month’ at the Mint Hill Chick-fil-A location,” Denise Boston, Community and Brand Director for Chick-fil-A, informs. “Our kick-off event is from 3:00 – 5:00 pm on April 9th. We will have some of the rodeo participants in our parking lot with their horses. Families can come by, play some games, take pictures, and meet the competitors. It’s a great way to get to know the faces behind the names they’ll be cheering on at the event.”
Chick-fil-A is also holding a raffle to win four unique prize packs! From the 9th through the 19th, activity sheets will be available in the restaurant. Kids can come, fill out the activity sheets and drop them in a bucket. On April 20th, the winners will be drawn. The prize packs will include tickets to the rodeo, vouchers for Chick-fil-A food at the rodeo and other items.
The rodeo is great, family-friendly entertainment. Tickets are only $10 at the gate for 12 and up; kids 12 and under are $5. Friday night the gates will open at 6:00 pm On Saturday, the gates will open at 9 am The Historical Society hopes to see everybody there!
*Volunteers are still needed for this event. If you are interested in volunteering, please call or leave a message with the Historical Society Main Office at (704) 573-0726.
It’s no secret that Novant Health (and every other health system in the country) is eager to hire new nurses at all stages of their careers.In addition to a culture that puts the needs of our 8,000-plus nurses front and center, we’ve got one extra card to play that a lot of other systems don’t have: We’re based in sunny, fast-growing North Carolina, a diverse state that has lifestyles for every taste. Big city to the beach, mountains to metro life, we’ve got it.It’s the fourth-highest state b...
It’s no secret that Novant Health (and every other health system in the country) is eager to hire new nurses at all stages of their careers.
In addition to a culture that puts the needs of our 8,000-plus nurses front and center, we’ve got one extra card to play that a lot of other systems don’t have: We’re based in sunny, fast-growing North Carolina, a diverse state that has lifestyles for every taste. Big city to the beach, mountains to metro life, we’ve got it.
It’s the fourth-highest state by incoming migration (2021-22). More than 360,000 people moved here in 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Most of those transplants came from Virginia, Florida, South Carolina, New York and Georgia. We can see why.
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You’ll experience all four seasons in North Carolina. Spring and fall never seem to last quite long enough, but winters are mercifully mild. Just ask former traveling nurse manager Caitlin McNulty- Blétard —who landed here permanently — how much she misses Buffalo winters.
The North Carolina mountains offer lots of opportunities to be active outdoors, from Murphy in the southwestern corner of the state to booming Asheville up to the college town of Boone. Hiking, camping, fishing, tubing, rafting – North Carolinians enjoy it all. Skiing is just a few hours away from Charlotte and Winston-Salem in the mountains to the west.
The state offers more than 300 miles of beaches. The Outer Banks are famous for their wild horses – and for being first in flight. This is where Orville and Wilbur Wright flew the first airplane. In the southern part of the state, Wilmington is a lush coastal plain with beautiful parks and beaches to satiate both the adventurers and those looking to slow down. A true vacationland, Wilmington boasts multiple beaches as well as a quick 25-mile drive to Topsail Island.
Charlotte is also home to the U.S. National Whitewater Center that offers paddle boarding, whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing and more. It also hosts festivals and live music in the summer.
Charlotte, the state’s largest city, offers an endless supply of theater; live music; art, science and history museums; opera; galleries and more. Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts Center brings direct-from-Broadway plays and musicals to town, as well as a steady stream of big-name musicians, scholars and comics. It’s a regular stop for big-name rock, country and hip-hop acts.
In Winston-Salem – home to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts – there’s the Stevens Center, downtown’s primary performance venue. Nearby Greensboro is another major concert venue.
The cultural heritage of the Wilmington area is on display at the Cape Fear Museum. Established in 1898 as the New Hanover County Museum, the center takes visitors from pre-colonization days to the present. Wilmington’s Cameron Art Museum boasts the largest collection of North Carolina art.
Charlotte (population nearly 880,000), Winston-Salem (population over 250,000) and Wilmington (population over 117,000) are all thriving urban centers with all the conveniences and culture you’d expect from that environment. Charlotte’s light-rail transit system has made it easier (and cheaper) than ever to get around the city.
If small-town living is more to your liking, you can find that in close proximity to Wilmington, Winston-Salem and Charlotte. Novant Health has hospitals and clinics in Huntersville, Matthews and Mint Hill near Charlotte; and Clemmons, Kernersville and Thomasville outside Winston-Salem. Bolivia (home of Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center) is just 30 minutes from Wilmington’s New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
North Carolina is a foodie mecca. We’re famous for our barbecue (there’s both Eastern and Western style, and the rivalry is nearly as fierce as the one between Duke and Chapel Hill), and there are many fine dining options in cities and small towns. A few of our restaurants (such as Kindred near Charlotte and Leah & Louise in a newly revitalized part of Charlotte) have garnered national attention. Craft breweries are all over the state. You might be surprised to know that vineyards and wineries are, too.
Foodies fresh and seasoned alike will find intrigue in Wilmington’s burgeoning food scene. Celebrity Chef Vivian Howard’s Italian concept Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria as well as Chef Dean Neff’s Seabird are sure to delight. For the cocktail-curious, there is a bounty of trained and talented barmen and women preparing thoughtful and creative libations.
Uptown Charlotte offers the NFL Carolina Panthers, the NBA Charlotte Hornets, Major League Soccer team Charlotte FC and the AAA Charlotte Knights baseball team, while the Charlotte Checkers, a minor league hockey team, plays just a few miles from city center. The name of Winston-Salem’s Minor League baseball team – the Dash – honors the punctuation mark in the city’s name. Both Charlotte and the “Twin City” embrace their hometown teams.
North Carolina is also home to one of the most famous rivalries in all of college sports. Duke and UNC Chapel Hill are fierce opponents – especially during basketball season. Pick a side. It’s hard to stay neutral when it comes to college hoops in North Carolina.
MINT HILL, NC – Now that the school year is over, a lot of families are looking to find uniquely entertaining, interesting and educational ways to fill their summer hours. To answer this need, The Mint Hill Times would like to introduce its readers to Tetnika Williamson with Poise, Inc.Williamson is a Certified Etiquette Consultant and Style and Branding Management entrepreneur and small business owner. She found her niche while teaching etiquette courses. “I’ve always had a ‘hustle’ mentality,&r...
MINT HILL, NC – Now that the school year is over, a lot of families are looking to find uniquely entertaining, interesting and educational ways to fill their summer hours. To answer this need, The Mint Hill Times would like to introduce its readers to Tetnika Williamson with Poise, Inc.
Williamson is a Certified Etiquette Consultant and Style and Branding Management entrepreneur and small business owner. She found her niche while teaching etiquette courses. “I’ve always had a ‘hustle’ mentality,” she explains. “When I left the corporate world to become a middle school teacher, I recognized that I wanted to extend my classroom so that I could continue to work with the kids and mentor them. Etiquette is such an important element to both workforce skills and life skills – plus it’s a personal passion of mine – and most people have either forgotten its elements or have never learned them. However, we all need it in case we find ourselves in a situation where we have to use it.”
In order help achieve her goal, Williamson first wrote the book Modern Day Etiquette for Everyday Living. It is a practical guide to the rules of social behavior and can be found on Amazon, in Barnes and Noble, or even at the local public library. Next, under her brand, Poise, Williamson runs Cutie Pie Pampering. This company provides spa parties for girls ages 4-14.
Williamson says the parties are always a success. “The girls choose a theme and a party package for up to six friends. Throughout the event, we focus on three principal ideas. First, we talk about manners, behavior, and what it looks like. Then, we discuss how these two skills can empower us in other areas of life. Finally, after the girls are all dolled up, we talk about how these elements of etiquette can create confidence in who we are and how we carry ourselves. But mostly, we just have a whole lot of fun!”
Williamson also has a deep heart for philanthropy. “I’m so grateful that my for-profit business allows me to also run several nonprofit charity programs,” Williamson shares. “I started with the Prom Project to collect dresses for girls in need. I partnered with families, local dress stores and bridal shops to collect donated dresses. By the second year, I received almost 3000 dresses for the girls to choose from.”
Williamson also realized that girls aren’t the only ones who can benefit from the confidence of life skills. “The past two years, I partnered with the Boys and Girls Club to create Ties to Tomorrow, a nonprofit that collects neckties and bowties,” she says. “Then, it pairs local leaders in the community with a young man to mentor. The gentlemen attend five workshops with me to learn manners and etiquette and how to properly wear a necktie. We conclude with a meal to illustrate the skills the boys have learned, and they each wear their newly donated tie around their neck.”
Williamson also hosts a coed event, the Charlotte Children’s Business Fair. “This event is more closely related to my small business side,” she explains. “I organized an activity where kids can set up their own pop-up shop and sell things they make. Two or three times a year, we host about fifty or sixty child vendors. We took a break during COVID, but we are looking forward to bringing it back soon.”
Williamson also runs a workforce development program for special needs students within Meck Ed Charlotte. She hosts a Mother’s Day event, Empower Her, for girls who have lost their mothers. She works with the Girl Scouts to offer a badge for her pamper parties. She has also organized Poise Entrepreneur summer camps with the Matthews Parks and Rec department.
Williamson shows no signs of slowing down. “I have so much passion and drive. That’s what happens when you’re an educator who truly cares about people,” Williamson smiles. “I do hope to scale my business and begin to hire a team. I can’t do it all myself, and know that balance is important in life. I don’t know what the next thing to come my way will be, but I’m excited and looking out for it.”