Dave and Helen VanBlarcom had a seven-year itch of sorts. In 2000 they bought a new 2,800-square-foot house in Wesley Chapel, and by 2007 they felt it needed some upgrades to keep it looking modern. Over the past four years, ...Read More »
After spending nearly a decade learning the construction industry, Greg Moore decided to step out on his own and start a contracting business. Unfortunately for him, he made the leap in 2007, about a year before the economy imploded. Now, ...Read More »
Age: 59 Lives in: Plaza Midwood Family: wife, Susan; stepson, Tracy Russ, 42 Education: bachelor’s degree in political science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Bill Coxe had been Mecklenburg County’s transportation planner for 19 years when the culmination of ...Read More »
Neighborhoodscout.com’s finding that the North Tryon corridor — roughly the area between North Graham Street, Atando Avenue, Brevard Street and the Brookshire Freeway — belongs on the list of the 25 most dangerous neighborhoods in America does not sit well ...
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The bid submitted in September by Charlotte-based Edifice General Contractors for a project at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport was in two volumes, each about 3 inches thick. The drawings alone for the parking deck project weighed 115 pounds, said Max Venuti, ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee has voted to recommend to the City Council that it adopt the first phase of residential design standards for single-family homes. The commission voted in favor of the recommendation in a 4-2 vote Wednesday. ...Read More »
With Interstate 77 becoming more overwhelmed, the Lynx Red Line should be built. That’s according to Jennifer Roberts, chairwoman of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners. “The north commuter Red Line will go through three northern Mecklenburg towns into Iredell ...
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Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones wants to see vacant county-owned facilities put back in use. To that end, Jones has sent a newsletter to the county’s Board of Commissioners explaining the county’s new leasing process, which includes notifying potential tenants ...
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