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Hungry for food trucks (access required)

Who says the Charlotte area is not welcoming to mobile food vendors? The town of Cornelius is seeking bids for such vendors to operate at Bailey Road, Torrence Chapel, Smithville and Legion parks in what could be an opportunity for ...

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Fee feedback (access required)

Permit fees. They’re a cost of doing business for anyone in the construction industry. In what sounds promising for architects, engineers and general contractors, Mecklenburg County’s Land Use and Environmental Services Agency is seeking input from such professionals on adjusting ...

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The long and winding meeting (access required)

Meetings of city councils and county boards of commissioners can last for hours as elected officials, who seem to love the sound of their own voices, pontificate about this and that. Unless you are a member of those bodies, or ...

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Hitting a nerve (access required)

When a group of Huntersville parents came to the July 12 meeting of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners to lobby for construction of a new school, they ruffled the feathers of Commissioner Vilma Leake. The parents, some of whom ...

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