Students across Mecklenburg County are preparing to return to school as August winds down, and 36 students plan to attend a school in this northern Meck town for the first time.
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Residents of Brookline are getting a lot more than they anticipated, after the Charlotte City Council on Monday night approved a rezoning request that will allow a new developer to build up to 324 apartment units in the formerly single-family-only community, which is off Reames and Lakeview roads in the Northlake neighborhood.Read More »
It’s been 22 years since the Morrison Regional Library opened in SouthPark, at the intersection of Colony Road and Morrison Boulevard. Back in 1991, said David Singleton, director of libraries in Mecklenburg County, people used the library very differently than they do today.
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South Main Square, in the arts district in the town of Davidson, has a little bit of everything. Well, almost everything.What it was missing was a large meeting space – for both business and social uses. But after some renovations to the former space of Davidson Beverage Co. and previously Masterworks School of the Arts in The Business Center, South Main Square will offer Davidson just such a space.
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To avoid an anticipated bottleneck in county planning due to amended wall-bracing rules that take effect Sept. 1, builders are being advised to submit their master plans, revised if necessary, for reapproval as soon as possible.Read More »
A nonprofit group formed to revitalize an impoverished neighborhood of mobile homes has submitted plans to the town of Huntersville for its first building project, a basic services “enterprise center” that would serve and employ community members.Read More »
House Bill 201, a bill that would reinstate 2009 energy efficiency standards in commercial construction, appeared to be sailing through the North Carolina General Assembly in mid-June.Then, on June 24, it again was removed from the calendar and referred to a committe, casting doubt on whether the bill would receive a vote during this legislative session. But Sen. Andrew Brock said he thinks the bill will come out of committee and be back in front of the Senate within the next couple of weeks.Read More »