(Editor's note: The following is part of The Mecklenburg Times' coverage of the Nov. 2 elections.)Read More »
With government debt and uncertainty about the economy serving as hot-button topics for this year’s local and national elections, the fate of the $203.6 million Charlotte bonds package on the Nov. 2 ballot seems uncertain — at the same time ...
Tagged with: Anthony Foxx Bill Parks Charlotte city council Charlotte Housing Trust Fund Charlotte Tea Party Cyndee Patterson Decision 2010 Matthew Ridenhour Nancy Carter Strengthen Charlotte Tariq Bokhari Yes for Bonds CommitteeRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Aerospace supplier Goodrich Corp. has won a contract worth about $10 million from the United Kingdom’s Defense Ministry to continue supporting instruments on military jets and helicopters, the company said today. Atlantic Inertial Systems, which is based in England ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina regulators are enforcing a rule that requires the heads of in-state moving companies to provide a criminal background check. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported today that moving companies had until April to submit records ...
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HICKORY — The father of a missing 10-year-old disabled girl was arrested today on several charges unrelated to the girl’s disappearance, joining his wife who has been in custody for two weeks as investigators unsuccessfully searched wooded areas and a ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Gov. Beverly Perdue said Friday that federal authorities are now investigating her 2008 campaign for governor, the third election-related probe to involve North Carolina’s chief executive since she took office less than two years ago. Perdue said in ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina is still struggling with significant unemployment, despite a small drop in the jobless rate announced today. The unemployment rate declined to 9.6 percent in September from 9.7 percent in August, but that can be explained by ...Read More »
Gastonia-based CaroMont Health, a nonprofit health system that includes Gaston Memorial Hospital, announced today that James Greelish has been appointed as director of cardiothoracic surgery. “The addition of Dr. Greelish to the CaroMont Heart Center allows us to offer to ...Read More »
Starting at 8 p.m. today, the right eastbound lane of Woodlawn Road over Interstate 77 in Charlotte will be closed over the weekend in order to do rehabilitation work on the bridge deck, the North Carolina Department of Transportation said. The lane ...Read More »
In the next few years, Charlotte’s suburban streets could look different. Blocks could be smaller. Sidewalks could be wider and further away from the road. There could be more trees along the roads. The changes would be included in the ...
Tagged with: Andy Dulin Andy Munn Charlotte city council Charlotte Department of Transportation Danny Pleasant Karla Knotts Knotts Development Resources Mike Davis Nancy Carter Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition Urban Street Design GuidelinesRead More »