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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Church carries on 40-year barbecue tradition

Church carries on 40-year barbecue tradition

by Alan Hodge COULWOOD – A rich barbecue tradition was alive and well at Christ United Methodist Church on Bellhaven Boulevard. Saturday, Nov. 13, saw members of the congregation’s United… Read more »

Gov. Purdue visits Mount Holly Middle, talks technology

Gov. Purdue visits Mount Holly Middle, talks technology

by Christina Ritchie Rogers MOUNT HOLLY – Gov. Bev Purdue saw technology take center stage in the classrooms of Mount Holly Middle School during her visit on Monday, Nov. 15…. Read more »

Commission wants historic designation for 1800s Mount Holly house

Commission wants historic designation for 1800s Mount Holly house

A 116-year-old Mount Holly house is one step closer to being designated a historic property. The Mount Holly City Council recently approved a request from the Gaston County Historic Preservation… Read more »

ReVenture releases traffic study

ReVenture releases traffic study

by Andrew Batten Tractor-trailers would make about 80 trips a day through the Mountain Island area, going to and from ReVenture Park’s proposed biomass power plant, according to a transportation… Read more »

New rate structure could change water bills

New rate structure could change water bills

by Andrew Batten A consultant working for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities has combined several options into a new rate methodology that could raise some portions of customers’ water bills, while lowering others…. Read more »

City announces holiday garbage collection schedule

City announces holiday garbage collection schedule

CHARLOTTE –Solid Waste Services will not collect garbage, recyclables, yard waste or bulky items on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25. Residents who normally receive service on Thursdays will receive service… Read more »

Reduce plumbing costs this Thanksgiving

Reduce plumbing costs this Thanksgiving

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities asks that residents use the following tips to prevent a costly repair this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season: • Never pour cooking grease or other fats and… Read more »

Latta Plantation offers hiking trip at Linville Falls

Latta Plantation offers hiking trip at Linville Falls

HUNTERSVILLE – Latta Plantation Nature Preserve offers a hiking trip at Linville Falls on Saturday, Nov. 20. The trip will depart from the Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, at 7 a.m…. Read more »

Carolina Raptor Center redesigns campus

Carolina Raptor Center redesigns campus

HUNTERSVILLE – Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, has opened three new interactive exhibits including The Hawkwarts Owlry Play Area, The Great Tree of Ga’Hoole and a 1950s era movie… Read more »

Emergency preparedness organization to offer safety tips

Emergency preparedness organization to offer safety tips

The North Carolina Ranger Corps, a nonprofit, emergency preparedness and response organization, will teach Mountain Island residents how to stay safe during a disaster at a Dec. 11 presentation. The… Read more »