February 2005 Archives

February 21, 2005

Swing vote?

Freshman Hickory City Councilman Brad Lail appears to be the lone swing vote on the Hickory City Council.

-- Charlotte Observer, 2/20/2005.

At times, bickering and hurt feelings between some members make the governing board of the Catawba Valley's biggest city seem more like a dysfunctional family.

Brad Lail project manager for new hotel

Brad Lail is the project manager for a new Crowne Plaza hotel in Winston-Salem.

-- The Business Journal (Winston-Salem), Feb. 18 2005

The hotel will cost an estimated $18 million to develop, said Brad Lail, the project manager for Furniture Industries Inc. in Hickory, which is developing the hotel.

February 20, 2005

Hotel tax revenue declines

The region's poor economy is causing the value of property and equipment at many businesses to decline, which is costing governments in Catawba County hundreds of thousands of dollars. Charlotte Observer, 2/13/2005.

Some beneficiaries of the lower valuations were members of the Lail family, Catawba County commissioner Lynn Lail and her husband, Leroy Lail, who owns Hickory Furniture Mart. The Lails own several hotels in Hickory and Conover.

A Lail and his horse

Thoroughbreed Times.com

Average down at first day of Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale

The only horse to sell for six figures in Sunday’s opening session was broodmare Dancal (Ire), a seven-year-old daughter of Mujadil who was purchased for $160,000 by Robert Lail. Consigned by Four Star Sales, agent, Dancal is in foal to 2001 champion two-year-old male Johannesburg, whose first foals are yearlings of 2005.

Dean's List

Michelle Frances Lail of Cherryville makes the Gaston College dean's list for the fall quarter of 2004, says the Charlotte Observer on 2/16/2005.

Eagan in the Twin Cities

The Sun Newspapers reports on Feb. 17, 2005, Kristin Lail is one of the Eagan charter commissions trying to dissolve the commission.

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