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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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Political change (access required)

Christopher Hailey didn’t do so well when he ran for Mecklenburg County sheriff last year. The incumbent, Chipp Bailey, beat Hailey, but we haven’t heard the last of him. Hailey is running for an at-large seat on the Charlotte City ...

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Doe! (access required)

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is keeping busy sending out press releases that warn motorists to be on the lookout for deer this fall. Don’t let Bambi fool you: Deer can be dangerous to those behind the wheel, DOT ...

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