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 »
Government and Politics
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 »
The N.C. Department of Transportation briefed the Charlotte City Council this week on plans to widen Interstate 77 with toll lanes in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties, and put a price tag on project-related “bonus funds” the state is slated to ...Read More »
MOORESVILLE – Emotions ran high during a public hearing at a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday, with Mayor Miles Atkins asking a police officer to remove one unruly resident and Ward 2 Commissioner Thurman Houston chastising the crowd for disrespectful ...
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The newly formed Weddington Town Center Committee met Thursday afternoon to discuss a proposed vision for development near the Weddington Corners Shopping Center. In an area just north and east of the shopping center that includes two privately owned residential ...Read More »
Rock Hill’s long-term development project aimed at revitalizing the city’s ‘Bleachery’ textile site has experienced some setbacks since the director of design at Sora Development, Tim Elliot, left the project in June. The Bleachery is at the center of the ...Read More »