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Ready… set… drive!

Ready… set… drive!

Memory Drive aims to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s by Mike Parks Dick Lunney’s not the kind of guy who likes to leave his classic cars shut away in the garage,… Read more »

Mother of pen bomber released from jail

Mother of pen bomber released from jail

by Andrew Batten The mother of a Mountain Island teen who police say planted an exploding pen at his east Charlotte school posted bond Monday, Nov. 1. Tracy Bauguess, 37,… Read more »

New I-485 interchange added

New I-485 interchange added

CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation is adding a new interchange on Interstate 485 in west Mecklenburg County. Construction of the Garrison Road (State Road 1148) interchange with I-485… Read more »

Election roundup: Incumbents retain control

Election roundup: Incumbents retain control

A little more than 227,600 people out of Mecklenburg County’s 602,700 registered voters cast ballots in the mid-term elections on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Here’s a round-up of the elected representatives…. Read more »

Raptor center vet repairs wing of rare falcon

Raptor center vet repairs wing of rare falcon

HUNTERSVILLE – Carolina Raptor Center has rescued and continues to care for an injured peregrine falcon, the fastest bird in the world. The peregrine was found in York County, S.C…. Read more »

Mecklenburg County Health Department receives award

Mecklenburg County Health Department receives award

CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg County Health Department has been awarded the 2010 Glaxo Smith Kline Local Health Department Recognition Award for the department’s efforts to educate, prepare and immunize the… Read more »

City launches ‘My-Charlotte’ mobile application

City launches ‘My-Charlotte’ mobile application

CHARLOTTE – The City of Charlotte has launched “My-Charlotte,” a mobile application for wireless smart phones that allows users to access municipal services on the go. “The My-Charlotte application allows… Read more »

Park and Recreation volunteer coordinator wins statewide honor

Park and Recreation volunteer coordinator wins statewide honor

CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department’s volunteer services coordinator recently received the Governor’s Medallion Award for Volunteer Service for 2010. Lori Saylor was one of only 20 people… Read more »

Quality of Life study reviewed at community workshop

Quality of Life study reviewed at community workshop

CHARLOTTE – This November, the Charlotte’s Community University program is offering a free workshop focused on the 2010 Charlotte Neighborhood Quality of Life Study. The study is conducted every two… Read more »

Veterans Day parade promises patriotic fun

Veterans Day parade promises patriotic fun

CHARLOTTE – Make plans for a fun history lesson and patriotic tribute on Saturday, Nov. 6, when the annual Salute to Veterans Parade returns to uptown Charlotte from 11 a.m…. Read more »