North Charlotte’s growing pains were apparent at a community meeting on Dec. 12 at Oehler’s Mallard Creek BBQ Barn, where city and state transportation and planning officials were on hand to answer residents’ questions about roadwork and other development in ...Read More »
PROVIDENCE COUNTRY CLUB – It’s not the number of car trips expected to be generated by the proposed $200 million Waverly mixed-used development that is the real traffic issue. It’s the length of those trips that matter, their destinations, and ...
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In Mary Jones’s neighborhood near Johnson C. Smith University, the city of Charlotte is preparing to build a sidewalk. Although some homeowners might be excited about getting such a feature, Jones is not. This week, as construction crews did prep ...Read More »
Two Charlotte homeowners were granted a zoning variance Tuesday after they built a wooden fence to help keep trespassers out of their yard. James and Gwendolyn Miller, of 8812 Nations Ford Road, told the Zoning Board of Adjustment Tuesday that ...Read More »
A Madison Park resident spoke out Monday against a sidewalk proposed for his neighborhood, saying it would require the city to encroach onto one-third of his yard. Despite the objections of Benjamin Vandiver, the City Council unanimously approved the construction of ...
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In Mecklenburg County, developers and builders feel like a row of dominoes is about to come crashing down on them. They say the cumulative effect of new ordinances is going to put a serious hurting on commercial and residential development ...Read More »
In the Charlotte area, winter can bring the occasional snow and icy streets that shut down schools and businesses for days. In a region not equipped to handle such weather, it can be a major source of headaches. And as ...Read More »
Being on a busy street is fantastic if your property is a business looking for customers. But for a homeowner like Willie Mae Gory, who lives on busy West Boulevard in Charlotte, the experience can be frustrating. “I have some ...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 ...Read More »
Charlotte’s fiscal 2010 year-end report, released Sept. 29 by the city’s Budget and Evaluation Office, shows good news. The goals, broken down into five focus areas — community safety, economic development, housing and neighborhood development, transportation and environment — were ...Read More »