The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department is meeting with representatives from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and Gandy Development to plan for the future — and last — leg of the Interstate 485 loop around Charlotte. The groups will meet at ...Read More »
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A proposed apartment complex in Matthews will be slightly smaller after a 5-2 vote by the Matthews Planning Board at their October meeting to accept a reduced plan. Charlotte-based developer The Sandstone Group had initially proposed a 292-unit apartment complex ...
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With its data center in Maiden kicking into high gear after the launch of the iCloud service in October, Apple is preparing a solar farm for supplemental power on part of its 170 acres off Startown Road. The 100-acre project is described ...Read More »
The Charlotte metro area had a 1 percent drop in construction, mining and logging employment, shedding 200 jobs in September from the same month a year ago, the Associated General Contractors of America said. September employment stood at 37,600. Statewide, ...
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Charlotte’s real estate and construction industries are still battered. Home prices are down from a year ago. Construction companies have laid off workers and sold equipment. But a week from today, voters will pick the next mayor and City Council ...Read More »
This month, national news was made when an Ohio sheriff gave the order to shoot and kill 48 exotic animals. Sorry, sheriff, but we were gunning down wildlife in North Carolina way before you. In September, North Carolina wildlife officials ...Read More »
Ever feel like you can’t soak up enough of WCNC meteorologist and Charlotte TV icon Larry Sprinkle? Well, now you can sprinkle your outfit with Larry pride, thanks to pins created by Charlotte designer Nikki Mueller for her company, Not Made ...Read More »
If September campaign finance reports (those are the latest ones available) are any indication of a candidate’s chances to win an election, it doesn’t look good for Stone. Stone, with $100,190, isn’t sitting on nearly as high a pile of cash as ...Read More »
We’re going to have to wait until next month to find out whether Scott Stone or Anthony Foxx will be Charlotte’s next mayor. But in that all-important measurement of a person’s value — the number of Facebook “likes” they have ...Read More »
At The Meck Times, we’ve been all over stories about scams involving empty houses in the Charlotte area. This summer, we were the first to report on schemes involving those saying they are affiliated with the Moorish Science Temple of ...Read More »