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York County Council defers decision on lake overlay amendment (access required)

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The York County Council unanimously deferred a decision to amend its Lake Wylie Overlay ordinance for 30 days at Monday’s meeting, due to the overwhelming response it has received since introducing it Sept. 2. Before that vote was taken, Councilman ...

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Eyes on the sky: N.C. policymakers ready to capitalize on the economic potential of commercial drone use (access required)

Eyes on the sky: N.C. policymakers ready to capitalize on the economic potential of commercial drone use <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Some people hear the word “drone” and imagine militarized aircraft on combat operations too risky for human involvement. Others see dollar signs. In hopes of encouraging the latter, the North Carolina General Assembly recently approved new regulations regarding drone use. ...

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Lakefront friction: Lake Wylie residents differ on protective zoning amendment (access required)

Lakefront friction: Lake Wylie residents differ on protective zoning amendment <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Tension between York County residents and Canadian developer Mattamy Homes has increased since the County Council proposed an amendment to the county’s Lake Wylie Overlay ordinance in early September. Residents brought up the possibility of a graveyard blocking construction. The ...

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Development leaders discuss city’s future (access required)

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Some 150 people from the Charlotte-area business community attended The Mecklenburg Times’ “Future Charlotte – Building a Vision” inaugural breakfast forum at Byron’s South End on Wednesday morning. The event, sponsored by CREW Charlotte, featured a panel of community leaders ...

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