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Survey says (access required)

Are you mad about Mecklenburg County’s latest revaluation? Feel like doing something about it? Maybe you should follow the lead of Bob Deaton and Jim Bensman. Deaton, a Cornelius resident, and Bensman, a Republican Cornelius commissioner, are working on an ...

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Giant rent (access required)

Thanks to how tough it is for many to buy a home these days, demand to live in rental property is rising in Charlotte. Naturally, that means rents are jumping, too. According to a September report from Charlotte-based market research ...

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Holocosts (access required)

The Holocaust Documentation Center in Hollywood, Fla., is facing foreclosure. Who isn’t? The Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency says the center, which features exhibits and videos about the Holocaust, owes it more than $200,000 in loan payments, according to news reports. ...

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We’ve got the wrong guy (access required)

These days, just about everybody knows somebody who’s been, or is going, through a foreclosure. Even the home of Charlotte’s own Councilman James E. “Smuggie”  Mitchell has joined the ranks of the distressed. The house, off Sunset Road at 3425 Valerie ...

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Novel ideas (access required)

UNCC professor and novelist writer Kathleen Reichs, whose books inspired the TV show “Bones,” has achieved a level of success many writers can only fantasize about. Over in Mooresville, writer “Cotton” Ketchie has yet to become such a literary superstar ...

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