York County is holding public workshops to discuss a proposed unified development ordinance, which the county’s planning department hopes to adopt later this year. The workshops will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and then from 6 to 7:30 ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Age: 39 Lives in: south Charlotte Family: divorced; children, Stefan, 18, Nathan, 16 Education: Did not attend college As director of facilities planning and real estate for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Dennis LaCaria oversees about 170 school facilities totaling approximately 21 million ...
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The owners of the only home built in the failed Abersham subdivision have been granted easements to access their property. Last week, Mecklenburg County commissioners agreed to grant the 30-foot-wide easement along Greenwold Drive to the Karos family. Jason and ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Crescent Resources has won approval from Iredell County to hold a public hearing for a proposed subdivision at Forest Lake Boulevard and Brawley School Road. Jean Moore, clerk for the county’s Board of Commissioners, said the public hearing, scheduled ...
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The Hickory City Council will be getting into the aviation fuel business via a new $343,000 fuel farm at Hickory Regional Airport. During a City Council meeting last week, council members backed a grant agreement to combine city money and ...Read More »
Last week, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee recommended that approval not be granted to a rezoning request for 3.23 acres at West Sugar Creek Road, North Graham Street and Mineral Springs Road. Louis Ratcliff Inc. sought the change to ...Read More »
The Bissell Cos. is one step closer to getting the rezoning it needs for a project at Ballantyne Corporate Park. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee last week recommended approval of the rezoning request. If OK’d later this month by ...
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Charlotte mayoral candidate Scott Stone is building a fan base in the construction industry, winning the endorsement of the Carolinas chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors. The chapter announced their endorsement today, and a press conference is set for ...Read More »
At a time when Mecklenburg County’s construction industry is still hurting from the economic downturn, no one wants to hear that the costs to build could be rising. But that’s what might happen to large commercial construction projects if a ...Read More »
Lincoln County’s register of deeds’ office is having a down year thanks in part to the decline in the housing market. Last month, Register of Deeds Danny Hester used statistics from May to illustrate the slump to county commissioners. The office ...Read More »