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Lap dogs (access required)

“Weiner” was on lots of people’s minds in Mooresville last week. No, we’re not talking about that other dog named Anthony from New York. Instead, we’re referring to the annual Wiener Race, a competition for dachshunds that was held Saturday. ...

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Pork project (access required)

In Matthews, Boy Scouts Troop 39 has a tradition where, in the fall, it builds a 100-foot-long grill and cook more than 10,000 pounds of pork butt. The meat, barbecued in the parking lot of Matthews United Methodist Church, is ...

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Not building bridges (access required)

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commissioner Claire Fallon was upset this week when she was told that a pedestrian bridge was not part of the plans for the Blue Line extension. Fallon, during a commissioners meeting Monday, is all about her “pet project,” ...

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Stephen the 
soothsayer (access required)

What’s extinct? Dinosaurs. Check. Passenger pigeons. Check. Faith in the housing market. Well, maybe. According to Stephen Rosenburgh, chairman of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission, developers might go the way of the dodo, too. This week, Rosenburgh, in what was apparently ...

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