49,053 renter households in Mecklenburg County are in need of affordable housing, while the supply of affordable housing in the Charlotte area is expected to decline in the next 20 years, according to a study that will be presented to ...Read More »
When it comes to college completion rates, North Carolina lags not just the U.S. average, but at least 16 other developed nations, according to report released Tuesday. The State of the South 2010 report, by Chapel Hill-based MDC, ranks 13 Southern ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — Possible 2012 presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is visiting North Carolina just a week before Election Day. The former House speaker is scheduled to appear at Myers Park Country Club in Charlotte tonight. He will headline a Republican fundraising ...
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RALEIGH — More state government budget reductions next year after cutbacks in 2009 and 2010 could reverse years of health and safety improvements, according to the authors of an annual report grading the well-being of North Carolina’s children. The 16th ...Read More »
CONCORD — Jeff Gordon will be sponsored next season by the AARP Foundation’s “Drive To End Hunger” campaign. The four-time NASCAR champion says the sponsorship agreement is for three years. The cause-related sponsorship is the first of its kind to ...Read More »
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Dozens of people who say their businesses depend on using coal ash in products such as wallboard and concrete and dozens of others who want coal ash regulated as a hazardous waste are giving regulators an earful ...Read More »
Cosmos Cafe in Ballantyne has become the latest restaurant caught in an ambiguous area of the city’s zoning that threatened to shut the business down over concerns about illegal nightclubs. Mecklenburg County code inspectors and officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police ...
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Home prices in Charlotte fell 3.4 percent in August compared with August 2009, when the average sales price in the metro area was $120,720, according to the Standard & Poor/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. The average home sales price in the ...
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