HUNTERSVILLE – Following 15 years of abandoned plans and false starts, the possibility of redevelopment for the former Magla Mills property near downtown is back in play. The town Board of Commissioners last week instructed Manager Greg Ferguson to craft ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Lennar Carolinas LLC hopes to develop an age-restrictive residential development on a 622-acre former children’s camp that failed to come to fruition for developer Mattamy Homes earlier this year. The development at 9070 Van Wyck Road, about 2 miles southwest ...
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Editor’s Note: Corrected to accurately reflect proposed development by Walton South Carolina LLC, and comments made by company representatives at the meeting. The York County Council unanimously deferred a decision to amend its Lake Wylie Overlay ordinance for 30 days ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – GoodSports Enterprises is moving along in its attempts to find financing for its part of the proposed amateur sports complex near Bojangles Coliseum. The Sarasota, Fla.-based company is looking at possible equity partnerships and will update the city ...Read More »
Eyes on the sky: N.C. policymakers ready to capitalize on the economic potential of commercial drone use
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. ...Read More »
North Carolina’s Revenue Laws Study Committee discussed the issue of construction worker misclassification at its meeting Tuesday morning to address the potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in tax money that the state is losing because workers are classified as ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was sentenced to 44 months in prison Tuesday, despite a recommendation for a more lenient sentence by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Chief U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney, when he levied the sentence, cited ...
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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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »