City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to give more power to the Citizen Review Board, an 11-member volunteer board that monitors complaints against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Former Mayor Anthony Foxx earlier this year asked city officials to look ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council meeting on Monday night began with the pomp and circumstance of Mayor Patsy Kinsey’s State of the City address, her last meeting as the head of city government. Mayor-elect Patrick Cannon and the new ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – City officials last week got a little clarity on what a film studio developer has in mind for the redevelopment of the 80-acre site of the former Eastland Mall. In a presentation in front of the city’s Economic ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Smashburger, a hamburger franchise out of Denver, has inked four partners to add a total of 54 new restaurants – including six in the Charlotte area – to the hundreds of restaurants the company has across the country, ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Cushman & Wakefield Thalhimer, a New York-based commercial brokerage firm, has hired Brian Craver to join the company’s Charlotte office and beef up its retail team, according to a Cushman news release. Craver has 12 years of commercial ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation next month will host two public hearings on railroad-related projects in the area. One meeting is being held on Dec. 2 and the other will be on Dec. 12, according to a release ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Just about every political leader – a certain Canadian mayor notwithstanding – works to be remembered for fixing issues for their constituents and leaving their jurisdiction a better place. Whether that’s solving the poverty problem, vanquishing corruption or ...
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CHARLOTTE – City officials likely knew Bert Hesse was going to ask for some city money in his ambitious plan to bring a film studio to Eastland Mall. Hesse, the CEO of Studio Charlotte Development, hasn’t been shy in saying ...Read More »
MARVIN – Towns in Union County are scrambling to figure out how to fund the maintenance of future subdivision streets after the state recently alerted them that it will no longer be doing the work – something that municipalities in ...
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County commissioners approved a new interlocal agreement for the future development of Marshall Park in Uptown’s Second Ward. The future of the park, which comprises 6.5 acres in Uptown’s Second Ward, bound by Third, Davidson and McDowell streets and Martin ...Read More »