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Mountain Island woman falls to the top

Mountain Island woman falls to the top

From 10,000 feet up, Cheryl Stearns’ home in the Mountain Island area looks like any other roof on the block. But a quick glance inside and it quickly becomes apparent… Read more »

Long Creek Greenway awarded grant

Long Creek Greenway awarded grant

The Carolina Thread Trail Governing Board recently approved a $19,500 grant to the Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation Department to develop the Long Creek Greenway, which will eventually cross the… Read more »

Transportations bonds include money for Oakdale Road upgrades

Transportations bonds include money for Oakdale Road upgrades

by Andrew Batten OAKDALE – On Nov. 2 Charlotte residents will vote on a $156.6 million Transportation Bond that will help pay for improvements to Oakdale Road. The $8 million… Read more »

Riverbend station’s discharge hearing is Oct. 19

Riverbend station’s discharge hearing is Oct. 19

Environmental groups call for tighter restrictions North Carolina’s Division of Water Quality is holding a public hearing in Mooresville to hear resident’s thoughts on Duke Energy’s permits to discharge water… Read more »

Mount Holly council holds off on fire station bid

Mount Holly council holds off on fire station bid

by Sarah Melton The Mount Holly City Council continued discussions of renovations to the Catawba Heights Fire Station, but some members want to see the changes before taking a vote…. Read more »

More Charlotte residents are recycling

More Charlotte residents are recycling

CHARLOTTE – In July, Charlotte residents began using the city’s improved residential single-stream recycling program, Recycle It! The city’s Solid Waste Services department made several changes to the program, including… Read more »

Solid Waste Services adds lower-emissions trucks to fleet

Solid Waste Services adds lower-emissions trucks to fleet

CHARLOTTE – The city’s Solid Waste Services put two compressed natural gas vehicles in service on Tuesday, Oct. 12. The new vehicles were purchased with a grant from the N.C…. Read more »

Davidson IB pleads its case

Davidson IB pleads its case

DAVIDSON– Davidson IB parents, staff, students and alumnie filled the right side of the Hopewell High School auditorium Thursday night, Oct. 7 for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools community forum. District staff… Read more »

Transit system seeks public input on transportation plan

Transit system seeks public input on transportation plan

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Area Transit System is soliciting input from residents for its next five-year Countywide Transit System Plan. The plan will provide direction for the system while it… Read more »

Duck Race for polio awareness rescheduled

Duck Race for polio awareness rescheduled

MOUNT HOLLY – The Rotary District 7680’s fundraising event at Tailrace Marina has been rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 17, due a rainout of the original event. The event will include… Read more »