There are 2,267 inmates in Mecklenburg County. Of those, 281, or 12 percent, on average are receiving mental health services, according to Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Julia Rush. But some say the jail system is falling short of caring ...Read More »
Robb Hudson was frustrated with Mecklenburg County. The North American vice president for Leicestershire, England-based Winbro Group Technologies had hoped the county would take more of an interest in the company when it began shopping this year for a location ...
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For many Charlotte-area parents, Mike Raible is the bad guy. As executive director of planning and project management for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, he’s in charge of the CMS program known as the Case for Continuous Improvement. It’s a nice, positive-sounding name, ...
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The long-term vision for Sustain Charlotte was unveiled today in uptown. Nearly a dozen speakers were at “The Square” at the intersection of Trade and Tryon streets for the event, including Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and Mecklenburg County Commissioner Jennifer Roberts. Before he ...Read More »
A public hearing about the schedule, standards and rules of the 2011 countywide property revaluation will take place during Wednesday’s meeting of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners. The public will have until Dec. 17 to challenge the validity of ...Read More »
PHOENIX — A subsidiary of Charlotte-based Tree.com that advertised home loans with low initial “teaser rates” without disclosing their risks will pay $1.15 million to Arizona to settle a lawsuit. The state alleged that Irvine, Calif.-based mortgage company Home Loan ...Read More »
Construction begins today on the Interstate 485/Garrison Road interchange in west Mecklenburg County. The new Charlotte interchange, slated for completion in June, is expected to give motorists another entry point to Charlotte/Douglas International Airport and help truck traffic access a ...
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Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and three other local figures have been chosen for a fellowship through 2011 at the The Urban Land Institute’s Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use. The group will be working with other teams — led ...Read More »
The North Carolina Turnpike Authority today said a team made of United Infrastructure Group, Boggs Paving, Anderson Columbia Co. and Rummel, Klepper & Kahl are the low bidders to build a toll road in eastern Mecklenburg County. Bids were opened ...
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With Mecklenburg County’s unemployment rate at 10.5 percent and the economy still sluggish, it’s no wonder that nearly all candidates in the upcoming Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners races have vowed to make the economy their No. 1 priority if ...
Tagged with: Charlotte Regional Partnership David Swindell Harry Bowen Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners Queens University Robert Kravchuk Ronnie Bryant University of North Carolina at CharlotteRead More »