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Pothole Season

Pothole Season

City asks drivers to report potholes to speed street repairs by Frank DeLoache The cavalry arrived Monday morning, Feb. 7, with the hot-asphalt truck on Pointer Ridge Drive, one of… Read more »

ReVenture conflicts called into question

ReVenture conflicts called into question

by Andrew Batten Mecklenburg County is investigating claims that members of the county’s solid waste board reviewing the ReVenture Park project have financial ties to the project’s developer. Charlotte-based Forsite… Read more »

Mount Holly actor bids adieu

Mount Holly actor bids adieu

by Alan Hodge When the curtain goes up on Friday, Feb. 11, at Central Piedmont Community College’s Halton Theatre for the college’s first run of the musical “Sweeney Todd: The… Read more »

Council to discuss proposed changes in water rate system

Council to discuss proposed changes in water rate system

by Andrew Batten Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility officials are unveiling several new ways the utility will charge customers for water. The Charlotte City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed… Read more »

Ducks teach hope

Ducks teach hope

KinderMourn, which offers counseling services to children in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and other agencies, is getting ready for its annual Hope Floats Duck Race. The rubber ducks, shown above, race down… Read more »

Mitchell hosts leadership conference

Mitchell hosts leadership conference

Charlotte City Council District 2 representative James Mitchell will host a leadership conference for residents to discuss the state of District 2 and district goals and objectives. The conference takes… Read more »

National Teen Dating Violence Month resources announced

National Teen Dating Violence Month resources announced

CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg County Community Support Services Women’s Commission is highlighting National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. During Feburary, advocates and practitioners will be educating teens and their parents… Read more »

Mixed news for Charlotte real estate

Mixed news for Charlotte real estate

The number of closings was up while the average sales price dropped last month, according to data released by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. The 1,414 homes sold in Charlotte… Read more »

Discovery Place seeks applicants for summer program

Discovery Place seeks applicants for summer program

Discovery Place KIDS, Charlotte Nature Museum and Discovery Place are now accepting applications for the 2011 summer apprentice volunteer program. Teens selected for this competitive program must commit to a… Read more »

The Crime Scene for Feb. 11

The Crime Scene for Feb. 11

Police: Be aware of fraudulent solicitors Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking residents to be wary of anyone asking for money for an organization that tracks sex offenders. Police say a group… Read more »