The City of Charlotte will host a series of additional meetings and work sessions this month to gather public input on the draft Prosperity Hucks Area Plan. The city is proposing the plan to guide development in the fast-growing northeast ...Read More »
Government and Politics
RALEIGH — The campaign of Gov. Pat McCrory says it will give to charity more than $10,000 in political donations tied to a North Carolina paving company involved in what federal prosecutors say was a bid-rigging and kickback scheme involving nearly $88 million in government ...Read More »
The city of Charlotte is embarking on another study of the former Eastland Mall site to determine what – if anything – can “realistically” be developed on the 80 acres the city bought in 2012 for $13.2 million. However, City ...Read More »
Grandfather Mountain, one of North Carolina’s most famous tourist attractions, is known for its mile-high swinging bridge – on a clear day, you can look east from the bridge and see the skyline of the city of Charlotte, almost 100 ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE -The Charlotte Housing Authority has received funding and tax credits that will allow it to build 92 one-bedroom units. The authority, through its affiliate Horizon Development Properties, has been given $8.8 million in federal tax credits from the U.S. ...
Tagged with: affordable apartments Charlotte Housing Authority Fulton Meachem Horizon Development Properties N.C. General Assembly North Carolina Housing Finance Agency U.S. Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentRead More »
RALEIGH – The tax credit that helped people rescue historic businesses, homes, neighborhoods and cotton mills in 90 of North Carolina’s 100 counties faces likely extinction as legislators have refused to renew the benefit. The credits likely will end Jan. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council’s Environment Committee voted 3-1 Wednesday to recommend that the full council extend by five years a stormwater mitigation fee program for redevelopment projects across the city. The only member of the committee to object ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – When Fullwood Lane in Matthews was built more than 20 years ago, it was a cut-through from N.C. Highway 51 to South Trade Street bordered by trees and weeds. Soon it will be a lane full of baby ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – After additional monetary penalties were added if Levine Properties does not live up to its part of the bargain, the City Council on Monday OK’d changes to a public-private development agreement for a long-delayed revitalization effort in Uptown’s ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A third former employee of Monroe-based Boggs Paving Inc. has pleaded guilty to federal charges in a massive fraud, conspiracy and money laundering case and is cooperating with investigators. Plea agreements struck between the defendants and the U.S. ...
Tagged with: Arnold Mann Boggs Paving Inc. Carl Andrew Drew Boggs III department of transportation fraud conspiracy and money laundering Greg MIller Greg Tucker John Styx Cuthbertson trucking Kevin HIcksRead More »