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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Church members packing snacks, giving back

Church members packing snacks, giving back

by Christina Ritchie Rogers Eight members of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church gathered Thursday, Oct. 21 to stuff backpacks with food for Oakdale Elementary students. For the last three weeks,… Read more »

Foundation provides greenway update

Foundation provides greenway update

by Sarah Melton MOUNT HOLLY – On Monday, dozens of people crammed into the Mount Holly City Council chambers to show their support of bringing greenways to the city. Mount… Read more »

Volunteers come together to spruce up downtown

Volunteers come together to spruce up downtown

by Sarah Melton MOUNT HOLLY – Roberta Mason got a pleasant surprise when she peered out of The Salon & Spa on Main on Saturday, Oct. 23. The hairstylist saw… Read more »

Growing use of ‘synthetic pot’ worries parents, authorities

Growing use of ‘synthetic pot’ worries parents, authorities

Huntersville teen collapses after smoking incense by Frank DeLoache, Josh Lanier and Brian Carlton HUNTERSVILLE – A Huntersville teenager and 22-year-old man were rushed to the emergency room earlier this… Read more »

Consultants unveil new ways to charge for water

Consultants unveil new ways to charge for water

by Andrew Batten A consultant working for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities has introduced several new options for how the department could charge customers for water. Red Oak Consulting has developed five options… Read more »

Forsite Development selects Charlotte company for fuel facility

Forsite Development selects Charlotte company for fuel facility

by Andrew Batten CHARLOTTE – Forsite Development has teamed with FCR Recycling to design and operate a $30 million recycled fuel facility at the closed Statesville Avenue Landfill site at… Read more »

North Meck Woman’s Club meets Tuesday, Wednesday

North Meck Woman’s Club meets Tuesday, Wednesday

HUNTERSVILLE – The North Mecklenburg Woman’s Club, a social and civic club for women in the North Mecklenburg/South Iredell County area, schedules a monthly night meeting for members unable to… Read more »

Bentley speaking to North Meck GOP Women

Bentley speaking to North Meck GOP Women

HUNTERSVILLE – Mecklenburg County Commissioners Karen Bentley, who represents much of north Mecklenburg, will speak at the Nov. 9 meeting of the North Mecklenburg Republican Women at NorthStone Country Club,… Read more »

HGTV still looks for local homeowners

HGTV still looks for local homeowners

The HGTV network still needs first-time home sellers in the Charlotte area for its “My First Sale” television series. The show focuses on first-time home sellers and their experiences in… Read more »

A Barbecue Bus for the ages

A Barbecue Bus for the ages

CHARLOTTE – The Levine Museum of the New South will host this week its fifth annual New South BBQ Bus Tour. What once was a Southern staple, barbecue has evolved… Read more »