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N.C. DOT still believes bypass needed to ease Monroe traffic (access required)

N.C. DOT still believes bypass needed to ease Monroe traffic <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

MONROE – A new 20-mile toll road is still the best option for relieving traffic congestion along U.S. 74 in Union County, according to a revised report issued recently by federal and state highway officials. The N.C. Department of Transportation ...

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Waxhaw Commissioners adopt resolution on mayor, approve rezoning (access required)

The Board of Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a resolution of “disapproval and non-support of Mayor Daune Gardner.” The resolution stated that Gardner failed to provide detailed expense receipts for “numerous” expenditures and repeatedly scheduled staff meetings but failed to ...

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Cash home sales top 50 percent (access required)

Cash home sales top 50 percent <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

CHARLOTTE – More homebuyers paid with cash in October – and not just institutional investors, who bought a smaller share of the homes sold, while cash purchases overall topped 50 percent for the first time in 19 months. “We have ...

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N.C. DOT to hold meetings on Monroe Bypass (access required)

N.C. DOT to hold meetings on Monroe Bypass <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

The state Department of Transportation will hold three meetings to receive comments on its revised analyses of the potential ecological impacts of building the Monroe Bypass, which it says is needed to alleviate traffic congestion in Monroe. The department was ...

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Mooresville Board of Commissioners meeting, Nov. 18 (access required)

The board denied a request from BV Belk Properties Inc. to refund $44,052.57 in taxes it has paid since 2004, when the property it owns on Bridgewater Lane near Williamson Road was voluntarily annexed by the city. The company told ...

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Waxhaw Planning Board recommends subdivision rezoning (access required)

WAXHAW — The Waxhaw Planning Board voted at its Nov. 18 meeting to recommend that the Board of Commissioners approve a rezoning that would allow denser development in the next phase of the Millbridge Subdivision. Landeavor Partners LLC of Tampa, ...

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Contractors’ fraud trial likely to be next fall; new charges added (access required)

Contractors’ fraud trial likely to be next fall; new charges added <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

CHARLOTTE – Lawyers for the federal government and for two Union County road construction contractors indicted on 29 federal fraud counts have jointly asked a judge to delay the trial until September 2014, citing scheduling conflicts and the complexity of ...

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