Mecklenburg County commissioners approved a deal Tuesday night to allow the Charlotte Knights to move forward with plans for an uptown stadium on county-owned land. The deal passed in a 7-2 vote. It stipulates that: • by Aug. 31 the ...Read More »
Government and Politics
The Tuesday Interview: Kenneth Carlson, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department horticulturist
Lives in: Charlotte Age: 59 Family: wife, Leslie Education: bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pittsburgh Last June, cash-strapped Mecklenburg County reduced its landscaping staff from 21 to six. Kenneth Carlson was one of the lucky ones who weren’t ...Read More »
Claire Fallon, a member of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission, today said she will run for an at-large seat on the Charlotte City Council. Fallon, of 8879 Legacy Lake Lane, sits on the commission’s zoning committee. According to University City Partners’ website, ...
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Brett Rhinehardt appears to be in a sweet spot. This month, a state law went into effect banning electronics from landfills. And that has companies like Rhinehardt’s Charlotte-based eCycleSecure preparing for an uptick in business. “We expect to see some ...Read More »
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 »
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 ...
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