Tega Cay’s development services manager, who oversees planning, zoning, code enforcement and construction and fire-prevention activities for the city next to Lake Wylie in South Carolina, has been named interim city manager. Tom Goebel will fill the seat while the ...Read More »
Government and Politics
A failed subdivision in Davidson could become part of a 600-acre county park if all goes according to plan. Tonight, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners will vote on proceeding with the negotiations for the purchase of 243 acres that were ...
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In response a story about Charlotte’s unemployment rate climbing to 11.2 percent in May, reader Tom Brasse had this to say: “The rise isn’t due to any layoffs from the City. I wonder if we will see any sort of concern or ...Read More »
The developers of the proposed Mosaic Village mixed-use project have been granted $3.18 million from the Charlotte City Council to be used for parking and infrastructure improvements. The city’s financial contribution will include $3 million to fund the construction of ...Read More »
Proposed changes to the city’s post-construction control ordinance are pitting developers against environmentalists. The proposal would eliminate duplicative “tree save” requirements that also appear in the city’s recently approved tree ordinance and change the stormwater-control requirements for redeveloped sites, potentially ...
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When Tommy Nichols told his friends he was quitting his information technology job at Central Piedmont Community College to start his own company he got some strange looks. “They asked me if I was nuts for quitting a steady job ...Read More »
Tim Newman, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority CEO who has been the subject of criticism for months, will no longer fill that role with the agency, the CRVA announced today. Instead, Newman will be the agency’s senior executive responsible for ...Read More »
The Charlotte Area Transit System is getting an $847,417 boost from the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The department’s board of transportation has OK’d the funding to improve public transportation in the Charlotte area. Funding is coming from three programs ...Read More »
A public-private partnership that would bring more parking and other improvements to the West Trade Street corridor is one step closer to becoming reality. On Monday, the Charlotte City Council’s economic development committee recommended to the full council that it ...Read More »
A Concord developer has come to a compromise with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department regarding the design of garages. Robert Burkett, president of J&B Development & Management, plans to build up to 73 single-family homes in Park South Station, a townhome ...
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