As much as Kelly St. Claire, a resident of the Highland Creek neighborhood, is glad that the last leg of the Interstate 485 belt will be completed in the next three years, she still has concerns. With the traffic buildup ...Read More »
Government and Politics
The long-awaited Mecklenburg County property revaluation notices have been mailed today to nearly 300,000 property owners, county Assessor Garrett Alexander said. The assessor’s office said the notices reflect the new value of residential properties based on a review of home sales ...
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Charlotte City Councilman David Howard has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ 2011 Community and Economic Development Policy and Advocacy Steering Committee. The committee is in charge of developing NLC federal policy positions in the areas of community and economic ...
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The Mecklenburg Times has posted photos from today’s press conference, held in Charlotte, about the Democratic National Convention announcement. To view the photos, click here.Read More »
Projected economic impact aside, the 2012 Democratic National Convention is, at the end of the day, a political event. And while the Democratic mayor of Charlotte and governor of North Carolina are rejoicing, some Republicans are, perhaps not surprisingly, more ...Read More »
Charlotte’s snagging of the 2012 Democratic National Convention is expected to have an impact on many of the city’s sectors, including hospitality and tourism. The convention, expected to draw more than 35,000 attendees, will mean quite a windfall for area hotels, ...
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Former Mecklenburg County Sheriff Jim Pendergraph said he has some reservations about the announcement today that Charlotte will play host to the 2012 Democratic National Convention. “I think it’s going to be a huge stress on our infrastructure,” said Pendergraph, who is ...Read More »
The following e-mail was sent from Tim Kaine, chairman of the DMC and former governor of Virginia, to DNC members in announcing Charlotte as the host city for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Dear Member – We had a tough choice ...Read More »