Ciearra Butler wasn’t planning on getting pregnant. But when she found out she was going to have a girl, she wanted a place of her own rather than live with her mother. “I wanted to be independent and give my ...Read More »
At a time when many builders are struggling to sell homes, a new subdivision is expected to pop up in Charlotte. And Habitat for Humanity is behind it. That’s according to Ann Pilkington, an associate attorney with Charlotte-based law firm Horack Talley, who ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County’s land holdings just grew by about 242 acres. Nearly two weeks ago, the county closed on the $3.7 million purchase of the property that was part of the failed Abersham subdivision, where only one home was built. That ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County building permit revenue is higher than expected so far this year, although the amount of residential and commercial permits is lower, Jim Bartl, code enforcement director, said. Bartl said permit revenue for fiscal 2011, which began in July, ...
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Statesville’s planning board is scheduled to make a recommendation today regarding site plan approval for the proposed Statesville Retail Center on Highway 21. Sherry Ashley, Statesville’s assistant planning director, said the town’s Technical Review Committee has already approved the commercial ...
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Driving down Main Street in Conover, visitors are likely to see a scene both familiar and heartbreaking for many rural North Carolina cities: shuttered shops and crumbling factories, ghosts of a more prosperous time. But in a few of the ...Read More »