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Conservancy adds 300 acres to lake’s protection

Conservancy adds 300 acres to lake’s protection

by Andrew Batten STANLEY – Approximately 300 acres of farm and forest on the banks of Mountain Island Lake will never be subjected to a developer’s bulldozer, now that they’re… Read more »

Applications for citizen group missing

Applications for citizen group missing

by Andrew Batten Mountain Island Lake Marine Commissioners declined Wednesday to name members to a stakeholder group that will comment on proposed boating regulations. Commissioners postponed their decision after several… Read more »

Tax values may increase after assessment

Tax values may increase after assessment

by Andrew Batten Property owners in the Mountain Island area will most likely see an increase in their homes’ assessed values once Mecklenburg County finishes its 2011 revaluation. The county’s… Read more »

Consolidation moved to back burner

Consolidation moved to back burner

by Andrew Batten Several areas where county and Charlotte leaders wanted to pursue consolidation may prove unfruitful, Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones told commissioners in a recent memo. Charlotte Mayor… Read more »

Chip Nutty had planned to open in Mountain Island

Chip Nutty had planned to open in Mountain Island

by Andrew Batten The owner of the Chip Nutty bakery, who has been accused of defrauding investors and not paying employees, then disappeared for weeks, had planned to open a… Read more »

Tour celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Tour celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CHARLOTTE – Seniors who are 55 and older are invited to attend the “I Have a Dream Tour” celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The… Read more »

The YMCA transitions to new look in the new year

The YMCA transitions to new look in the new year

CHARLOTTE – For the first time in 43 years, the YMCA has unveiled a new brand strategy to increase understanding of the impact that YMCAs make in communities across the… Read more »

Four new communities select Henderson Properties

Four new communities select Henderson Properties

CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-based Henderson Properties recently garnered four new association management contracts. “Our association management business continues to grow as board members recognize the efficiencies we provide. Our partnership with… Read more »

Carolina Raptor Center launches Eagle Cam

Carolina Raptor Center launches Eagle Cam

HUNTERSVILLE – Carolina Raptor Center has launched its real time Eagle Cam with WCNC, providing a live look at bald eagles Savannah and Derek. Watch the eagle season unfold at… Read more »

24 Days of Booty kicks off

24 Days of Booty kicks off

The 24 Days of Booty campaign is officially under way in Charlotte for the second year in a row. The campaign, which started Wednesday, Jan. 5, and runs until Jan…. Read more »