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Second DOT highway analysis deemed ‘flawed’ (access required)

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A ruling from a federal judge last week granting summary judgment to two conservation groups in their lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration could potentially dead-end the proposed $900-million Garden Parkway toll road project. ...

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Next up: Marvin Gardens (access required)

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MARVIN – The Village Council and members of its Planning Board spent several hours Saturday discussing its process for reviewing commercial development proposals, as it begins tackling another application following criticism from an unsuccessful developer that the process was unfair. ...

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Affordable housing OK’d in Cherry (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Affordable housing in the Cherry neighborhood got a boost this week after the City Council approved rezoning petitions for the area. The council also approved a commercial project, deferred a decision on an office building and multifamily development ...

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Ante up: NCDOT could be required to pay attorneys’ fees for low-balling landowners

Ante up: NCDOT could be required to pay attorneys’ fees for low-balling landowners

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would make the North Carolina Department of Transportation pay for offering unfairly low buyout prices to property owners facing condemnation. The legislation proposes several changes that state condemnation lawyers “have been waiting and wishing ...

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Developing friction: Marvin wrestles with commercial development after company questions fairness (access required)

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MARVIN – A developer’s public records request has led to tensions between some village officials after the company questioned the fairness of the village’s planning process. Developer Raley-Miller Properties requested emails, audios and other documents from the village shortly before ...

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