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About 200 volunteers showed up at two locations on Mountain Island Lake on Saturday, Oct. 2, to help take out the trash for the 2010 North Carolina Big Sweep Event…. Read more »

Audit: Few meters inaccurately reporting customers’ water use

Audit: Few meters inaccurately reporting customers’ water use

by Andrew Batten A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities’ audit found that less than 1 percent of water meters were incorrectly reporting customers’ water use, utilities director Barry Gullet told Charlotte City Council… Read more »

No seats on ReVenture council for consultants

No seats on ReVenture council for consultants

by Andrew Batten A county advisory board declined to appoint three people who wanted seats on a council evaluating ReVenture Park because of their close financial ties with the park’s… Read more »

Proposed guidelines would standardize new homes’ appearances

Proposed guidelines would standardize new homes’ appearances

by Sarah Melton MOUNT HOLLY – The Mount Holly City Council got its first in-depth look at proposed design guidelines for single-family homes and commercial construction Sept. 27. The guidelines… Read more »

New chairwoman elected for marine commission

New chairwoman elected for marine commission

Just an hour after taking her seat on the Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission on Wednesday, Oct. 6, Cathy Roche was elected to serve as the commission’s new chairwoman. Mecklenburg… Read more »

Charlotte offering free workshop for renters and owners

Charlotte offering free workshop for renters and owners

Community University’s Oct. 11 workshop focuses on strengthening the renter-owner relationship.  The workshop, “We’re All in This Together: Renters and Owners Working Toward a Better Neighborhood,” will discuss how renters… Read more »

Buy an apple, help fight breast cancer

Buy an apple, help fight breast cancer

During October, shoppers at Harris Teeter can help support local affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure by purchasing fruit and vegetables from the chain’s Farmers Market. Every time… Read more »

17th annual Renaissance Festival opens Friday

17th annual Renaissance Festival opens Friday

HUNTERSVILLE – Two months of boisterous fun and games opens with the 17th edition of the Carolina Renaissance Festival starts Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9 and 10, at N.C. 73… Read more »

Positions open on North Park Region Advisory Council

Positions open on North Park Region Advisory Council

The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to serve on its North Park Region Advisory Council. The council meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday… Read more »

Airport to hold fourth annual Runway 5K

Airport to hold fourth annual Runway 5K

Charlotte Douglas International Airport will hold its annual Runway 5K Run and Walk on Oct. 30. The 8 a.m. race takes place on the runway of one of the nation’s… Read more »