Eve Shreve will be sentenced next month after doing something that other homeowners in foreclosure probably have thought of doing: torching the place. Shreve, who lives in northwestern Pennsylvania, has pleaded guilty to arson and reckless endangerment charges for setting ...Read More »
This week, Donald Trump and son, Eric, were supposed to go to Mooresville to discuss possibly buying The Point Lake and Golf Club. Like The Donald’s hair, the deal has been interesting to watch, as club members fight over whether ...Read More »
This week, officials with Mecklenburg County’s code enforcement division changed their minds daily on what to do about awarding residential building permits. Starting this past Thursday, the state requires governmental groups issuing residential construction permits to comply with the 2012 ...
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On Tuesday, Charlotte-based Carolinas Associated General Contractors issued a press release about a recent day it spent at the South Carolina State House. The point of the visit: to show support for the Right to Work Act passed in the ...
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In between breaking news and brewing coffee, the staff at Meckcetera pops onto fun websites when our publisher isn’t looking. One site we found this week is lovelylisting.com. The site celebrates and pokes fun at peculiar properties and rooms. So, ...Read More »
Mark Tallent could spend his $155,807 in North Carolina lottery winnings on a lot of things. Fancy cars. Cruises. Casinos. But he’s going to do something more practical: pay off his mortgage. And in today’s foreclosure-crazy environment, we can’t say ...Read More »
There are many ways to gauge the recovery of the real estate market in Charlotte since the Great Recession brought most development to a standstill. Foreclosure data, home sales and starts figures and unemployment stats are regularly reviewed to tell ...Read More »
It’s not a mathematical error. Charlotte-based general contractor Edifice has built an extra wall at the site of a town hall construction project in Matthews. The town hall is being built at 4430 Mint Hill Village Lane. The project is ...Read More »
Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield’s lawyers are probably buckling up for what is becoming a bumpier legal ride. On Monday, a Catawba County grand jury released indictments that charge Mayfield with possessing furniture and other items stolen from businesses and ...Read More »