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2015-08-28: Waterfront Belmont Park Breaks Ground
Belmont leaders broke ground Aug. 28 on a park they hope will further open Lake Wylie to the public. Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park sits on 11 acres along East Catawba Street. The park will include a canoe/kayak launch, amphitheater, picnic shelters, a playground, trails, restrooms and observation or fishing piers. Construction should be complete in April.

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2015-03-24: J.D. Goodrum Client Truliant Credit Union expanding Charlotte-area presence
Winston-Salem-based Truliant Federal Credit Union on Tuesday said it’s ramping up its presence in the Charlotte area, adding 10 branches and 120 jobs by the end of 2016.

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2015-03-24: J.D. Goodrum Client Truliant to add 10 branches, 120 Employees in Charlotte
J.D. Goodrum Client Truliant to add 10 branches, 120 employees in Charlotte

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J.D. Goodrum Constructs Berewick Park
J.D. Goodrum Constructs new Berewick Park for Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation.

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J.D. Goodrum Constructs Denver Canine Club
J.D. Goodrum Company Inc is pleased to announce their construction of the Denver Canine Club project, a 13,000 square foot animal facility in Denver, NC.

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US Builder's Review Article
J.D. Goodrum Company: Providing key commercial construction services in North Carolina J.D. Goodrum Company was featured in the Fall Issue of the US Builder's Review Publication. The article reviews J.D. Goodrum's historical inception and discusses the types of commercial construction offered as well at it's evolution to the current local Commercial Builder they are today.

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Growing young minds - and a business
Ground has been broken for The Goddard School in Huntersville, a year-round program for children from six weeks to six years old that is focused on fostering the cognitive and social development of each child through child-appropriate lesson plans and activities, and a comprehensive play-based curriculum. The 8,200-square-foot building will accommodate 136 children and is expected to open in early 2015. Pictured at the recent groundbreaking ceremony are (left to right) Jamie Yoxtheimer of J.D. Goodrum Construction; owner Laura Catto with her husband, Chris, and daughter, Abigail; Heath Wickline of BBM Architecture; Terry Jones of J.D. Goodrum Construction; and Catto’s son, Russell, in the hardhat.

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Bank of Ozarks to open Cornelius branch Monday
Bank of the Ozarks on Monday will open its new Cornelius branch, the bank's second full-service branch in the Charlotte metropolitan area, said Cindy Wolfe, president for the bank's Charlotte region.

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New Center City Park Open to the Public
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Romare Bearden Park in Uptown Charlotte is now officially open. The ribbon was cut at the entrance to the park near the corner of Third and Church on Friday afternoon. This weekend, the park will be filled with sounds of live music and outdoor celebrations. It celebrates Charlotte's best known artist which has several elements that appeal to the eyes. VIDEO: http://www.wbtv.com/story/23304367/new-center-city-park-open-to-the-public?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=9257378

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First urban uptown park, approved in 2004, nearly finished
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In the heart of uptown Charlotte, about a hundred construction workers are putting the finishing touches on the region's first urban uptown park. “It's going to have a significant impact, and it's going to change the face of how we address our recreation and social needs in this region,” said W. Lee Jones of the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department. VIDEO: http://www.wsoctv.com/videos/news/first-urban-uptown-park-approved-in-2004-nearly/v8sRN/

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McCrory in Kannapolis to Honor Veterans
J.D. Goodrum completes construction on Kannapolis Veterans Park for Memorial Day Grand Opening. KANNAPOLIS Almost everyone at Veterans Park on Monday faced the newly spruced-up gazebo in this shaded little grove between First Baptist Church and the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory. There, Gov. Pat McCrory was addressing the crowd on Memorial Day, acknowledging the sacrifices of soldiers and Gold Star families. Some sat in the front rows. That’s where David Francis of Concord was, his 6-year-old son, Xavier, shifting often on his lap. Francis listened as McCrory, American Legion and VFW commanders, chaplains and retired Air Force pilot Col. Claude “Buzz” Rich honored veterans such as his sister.

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Lower McAlpine Creek Greenway - 1st Concrete Boardwalk in Charlotte
"...Recognizing the need for a durable boardwalk through the floodplain that could meet the 10,000 lb design load, Mecklenburg County chose to use a new local product, PermaTrak. A textured surface was integrated into the boardwalk to improve its slip resistance. Finally, thanks to contractor J.D Goodrum, the elevated greenway connector was opened in November 2012. Greenway enthusiasts from skateboarders to dog walkers were quick to begin using their new elevated greenway connector."

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J.D. Goodrum Constructs New Medical Office Building
Cornelius-based J.D. Goodrum Co. Inc. began construction recently of an 8,000-square-foot medical office building at 19735 Kunkleman Drive, Cornelius.

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J.D. Goodrum Constructs Sky Lounge on VUE’s 50th Floor
J.D. Goodrum Company Inc is pleased to announce their award of the VUE Sky Lounge project... Upon completion, VUE residents will have a high end common area lounge soaring at the top of the Charlotte skyline.

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J.D. Goodrum - Best Places to Work 2012
J.D. Goodrum was again named one of Charlotte's Best Places to Work for 2012! The company received the award based on their employee-centric work environment, employee morale and team mentality. "We’re one of the best places to work because we enjoy what we do! Our employees are energetic, driven, with a team mentality and most importantly, we have fun!"

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Cornelius Firm Building Kannapolis Park
J.D. Goodrum Co. Inc., a Cornelius-based general contractor, recently began work on the Kannapolis Veterans Park project at 119 N. Main St. in downtown Kannapolis. The park will feature new monuments, fountains and an eternal flame. The existing gazebo will be extensively remodeled and equipped with a new roof, and the park’s historic sundial will be fully restored during construction...

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City wrapping up Rankin Lake Park renovation, looking toward greenway project
Rankin Lake Park has long played second or third fiddle to other, more popular recreational areas in Gastonia. But with a nearly year-long, $3.2 million renovation wrapping up, city leaders hope more residents will soon pay the park a visit and realize all it has to offer. "They’re really close to finishing," said Gastonia recreation director Chuck Dellinger, of the construction at Rankin Lake. "The completion date was set for early July, but it will probably be the first of August before it opens."

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J.D. Goodrum breaks ground on Romare Bearden Park
J.D. Goodrum Company Inc., of Cornelius, recently announced the company’s award of the Romare Bearden Park project. The 5-acre new construction project, located at 300 Church St. in the heart of Uptown Charlotte, was designed by LandDesign of Charlotte. Construction is underway and scheduled to be completed in early 2013. Romare Bearden Park visitors will enjoy two gathering lawns, Big Moon Green and The Formal Oval, capable of hosting large or small events respectively; Childhood Muse Plaza which features an interactive fountain and public art; multiple gathering spaces named Paris Memory and Madeline’s and Maudell’s gardens based on Bearden’s work.

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