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Residents hear from county tax assessors

Residents hear from county tax assessors

Revaluations will vary greatly by Andrew Batten CORNELIUS – North Mecklenburg residents didn’t get a peek at their homes’ new assessed values during a Tuesday, Jan. 18 community meeting, on… Read more »

State renews Riverbend permit

State renews Riverbend permit

by Andrew Batten The state has approved permit renewals for three Duke Energy coal-fired power plants including the Riverbend Steam Station on Mountain Island Lake. Those permits allow Duke to… Read more »

Duke wants feds to hurry up

Duke wants feds to hurry up

by Andrew Batten Duke Energy is asking its hydroelectric stakeholders to sign a letter to ask the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to expedite the issuance of a new Catawba-Wateree license…. Read more »

Concert series looks to city for help

Concert series looks to city for help

by Sarah Melton Mount Hollydays is hoping the City of Mount Holly will lend some financial support for the Alive After Five concert series. Last year, Alive After Five held… Read more »

Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation holding fundraiser

Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation holding fundraiser

CHARLOTTE – The foundation’s Saturday, Jan. 22, fundraiser takes place at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. The event includes a private tour of the new exhibit featuring the artists… Read more »

County leads state in holiday traffic citations

County leads state in holiday traffic citations

During the recent holiday season local police and the Highway Patrol issued more citations to drivers in Mecklenburg County than in any other county in the state. Officers issued 13,580… Read more »

Get a jump on spring at native tree and shrub sale

Get a jump on spring at native tree and shrub sale

CHARLOTTE – Though springtime might seem far away right now, it’s the perfect time to start thinking ahead about getting some new trees and shrubs in the ground. Early spring… Read more »

Top Charlotte entrepreneur wanted

Top Charlotte entrepreneur wanted

Business Leader Media is looking for nominations for its annual Top 50 Entrepreneurs awards. Candidates should be innovators who have transformed the traditional practice of business through innovative products and… Read more »

Sled hockey champs are coming to town

Sled hockey champs are coming to town

CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County’s Therapeutic Recreation Section invites the public to watch the gold medal winning U.S. National Men’s Sled Hockey Team practice at the Extreme Ice Center, 4705 Indian… Read more »

Parks and Rec offers cooking classes for teens

Parks and Rec offers cooking classes for teens

CHARLOTTE – Beginning Jan. 24, the Meck Teen Chefs program will offer an eight-week class designed to teach teenagers everything from where food comes from to cake-decorating. The class will… Read more »