In response to Tara Ramsey’s report on a goal to have 50-percent tree canopy coverage by 2050 in Charlotte, reader Tom Brasse had this to say: “This whole study is skewed and their goals are unrealisitic. They do not take into account any ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Tim Newman will remain CEO of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority without a contract, CRVA board members said today in a letter to Mayor Anthony Foxx and other city officials. Until today, it was unknown what would happen to Newman, ...Read More »
As part of the new state of North Carolina budget signed into law last month, the fees for filing a foreclosure case in state courts are higher. The fee is now doubled from $150 in fiscal 2010 to $300 in ...Read More »
Nearly 1,000 Mecklenburg County nonprofits have lost their tax-exempt status, according to the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS released the list last month. It shows that about 275,000 U.S. organizations are no longer tax-exempt. Of those, more than 6,000 are ...
Tagged with: Boy Scouts of America Charlotte Automobile Dealers Association Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce Darryl Lorenz Dick Lewis Mark Turner Mecklenburg Shrine Club Metro Charlotte Black Chamber of Commerce Terry JonesRead More »
The Charlotte City Council has decided to award $2.5 million, rather than $10 million, to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, in a blow to the embattled tourism-booster group. The council is expected to vote July 25 on the remainder of ...
Tagged with: Anthony Foxx Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Edwin Peacock Michael Barnes Nancy Carter Patrick Cannon Patsy Kinsey PricewaterhouseCoopers Warren Cooksey Warren TurnerRead More »
A goal to have 50-percent tree canopy coverage by 2050 in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County won approval from the City Council Monday, despite protests by developers. The move increases by 1 percent the tree coverage goal for the county and outlying extra-territorial ...Read More »
PricewaterhouseCoopers has produced a report on the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, which has been the subject of criticism by some, including Mayor Anthony Foxx, over its handling of a review of the organization. In April, the CRVA’s board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for ...Read More »