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Lack of funds leaves streetcar idling (access required)

When the city of Charlotte won a $25 million federal Urban Circulator Grant to build a starter streetcar line through uptown, from Time Warner Cable Arena to Presbyterian Hospital, supporters touted the 1 1/2-mile section as an important step toward ...

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Water-quality standards seen as threat to economy (access required)

Stricter water-quality standards being considered by the state would prevent the city from recruiting new businesses or allowing others to expand if they discharge certain pollutants, according a memo and letter from Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities to the City Council and ...

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County gets clean audit

Mecklenburg County’s audit has come back clean. Raleigh-based accounting firm Cherry Bekaert and Holland conducted the audit, which included an examination of 16 federal programs overseen by the county. Still, the firm raised concerns about missing paperwork in five of ...

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