Mecklenburg County wasn't the only county in the Charlotte area that conducted a property revaluation this year.
Iredell County did, too. And just like in Mecklenburg County, plenty of property owners appealed their adjusted values.
Tony Miller Owner, Miller Architecture Tony Miller grew up on a dairy farm in Laurel Hill, N.C., but he never intended to go into the family business. “I didn’t want to work that hard or get up that early, he said. He said he discovered an interest in complicated three-dimensional problems and puzzles early on and [...]
Langtree at the Lake’s developers say they’re focused on not just adhering to — but surpassing — environmental regulations as site work on the first phase of their nearly 400-acre project comes to a close. In the meantime, environmentalists are keeping a close eye on the project, watching for signs of erosion into Lake Norman. [...]
Trent Barnes, a partner in YoMango, the franchisee of the Texas-based Red Mango chain, has one frozen yogurt shop on Sam Furr Road in Huntersville. He had hoped to expand into Charlotte, but most of the prime locations have been snapped up, he said, adding that his next shop will open in Davidson. Barnes said [...]
In 2002, Mount Holly citizens began meeting to work on ways to revitalize their downtown district. Lee Beatty, a family physician and a community leader, said people were wondering how to connect the town to the Catawba River, which is less than four-tenths of a mile from downtown Mount Holly. “There’s hardly any town that [...]
Mountain Island Village has taken another hit. One of the most popular tenants of the 8-year-old, 14-acre mixed-use development in northwest Charlotte has closed without warning, boarding up one side of the building and removing signs overnight. “Our last day was Super Bowl Sunday,” Adam Hendrickson, district manager for Vinnie’s Raw Bar, said. “We made [...]
It’s no secret that times are tough in the housing market. Therefore, it shouldn’t be a surprise that some people feel stuck in their current homes as potential buyers circle, scanning neighborhoods for deals. However, just because the Great Recession hasn’t quite released its talons from the local real estate market that doesn’t mean homeowners [...]
Kay Killian, an assistant district attorney in Lincoln County, first became interested in protecting it from future development in the mid-1990s when she served on the Catawba Lands Conservancy’s board of directors. As an only child in a family that owns several hundred acres of land in Lincoln and Gaston counties, she knew she had [...]
Kevin Holdridge and Michael McMillan have known each other for nearly a decade, but they only started working together recently. After running into each other repeatedly at green-building seminars and continuing-education presentations, they decided to stop fighting Charlotte’s old guard, which likes to do things the way they’ve always been done, and band together, they [...]
Mount Holly-Huntersville Road, in the Mountain Island Lake community, is about to get its third urgent-care center, CLiC Immediate Care. And all three of them are within spitting distance of one other. The proximity of the three centers has some locals, like Sally Mesibov, joking that the best place in town to break a bone [...]