The job of the host committee for the 2012 Democratic National Convention is to make sure Charlotte’s small-business community is aware of the opportunities to make money with the convention. That was the message from Dan Murrey, director of the host committee, today ...Read More »
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Mayor Anthony Foxx today said former County Commissioner Dan Murrey will be the executive director for the host committee of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Foxx made the announcement at the Bechtler Museum at noon. “Dan brings just the right mix ...Read More »
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and former Mayor Harvey Gantt said it will be important to make sure that minority businesses aren’t overlooked when the Democratic National Convention comes to Charlotte in 2012. “This convention is about showcasing our city but also about ...Read More »
Despite the red wave that swept the House of Representatives across the country Tuesday, the Democrats on the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners were able to hang on to their majority, losing only one seat. Although all six seats held ...
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The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners received a report Wednesday by Hyong Yi, the county’s budget director, on the neighborhoods that may have closed schools as well as recreation centers and libraries that are shuttered or have reduced hours. According ...Read More »
(Editor's note: The following is part of The Mecklenburg Times' coverage of the Nov. 2 elections.)
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The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners deferred a vote Tuesday night to give $75,000 to a library task force, saying more time was needed to learn where the money would be going. At the commissioners meeting, county manager Harry Jones requested that the ...Read More »
A look at happenings in local government Commission votes down immigration proposal The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners on Monday voted down a proposal by Commissioner Bill James to request more information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about how ...
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