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Recent homebuyers charged back taxes (access required)

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Last June, Graziella Steele and her husband David bought a house in the popular Highland Creek subdivision in the University Area. Several months later, she paid her portion of the 2014 property tax. Then, in early December, she was surprised ...

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Game on: GoodSports, city staff vow to move forward on amateur sports complex (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Four officials from GoodSports Enterprise attended a City Council committee meeting Wednesday to assure members that they are committed to building an amateur sports complex on Independence Boulevard. They also said that in the past week they have ...

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Apartment opposition: Planning department, residents express concerns over traffic, office space (access required)

Southern Apartment Group’s development proposal for Lancaster Highway includes two office buildings, which the Planning Department and neighbors say doesn’t fit in with the character of the area, which is largely residential. Illustration courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department

Half a dozen people who live near a proposed multi-use development just south of Pineville expressed opposition to the project during a public hearing at the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday, citing concerns about traffic and the possibility ...

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