CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council meeting on Monday night began with the pomp and circumstance of Mayor Patsy Kinsey’s State of the City address, her last meeting as the head of city government. Mayor-elect Patrick Cannon and the new ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE — Democrat Patrick Cannon was elected mayor of North Carolina’s largest city Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Edwin Peacock with 53 percent of the vote, compared to 47 percent for Peacock, according to unofficial results. The results were released by the Mecklenburg County ...Read More »
Despite not yet having any real authority in the city, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport advisory commission last night gained its last four members. Interim Mayor Patsy Kinsey appointed three members and the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners appointed the final member, finalizing the 13-member oversight board.
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Simon Property Group Inc. and Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. on Friday began construction last week on Charlotte Premium Outlets at Interstate 485 and Steele Creek Road.Read More »
North Carolina legislators on Thursday completed their drive to strip the city of Charlotte of the airport it has run for more than 70 years, but hours later, a judge issued a temporary order blocking the move.Read More »
During a December Charlotte City Council meeting, councilwoman Patsy Kinsey said she was “troubled” that the city’s Real Estate Services department doesn’t release appraisals of properties planned for condemnation. Instead, it’s more “Show me yours, and I’ll show you mine.” ...
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Charlotte’s real estate community often cites three ordinances accused of making developing sites cumbersome and costly: the Urban Street Design Guidelines, the Post Construction Controls ordinance and the tree ordinance. Residential design standards for single-family homes in the city have ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council has decided to award $2.5 million, rather than $10 million, to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, in a blow to the embattled tourism-booster group. The council is expected to vote July 25 on the remainder of ...
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Brad Scorse and his business partner, Kevin Marcuce, are in a tough position. The two opened their restaurant, Kennedy’s Premium Bar and Grill, in the Elizabeth neighborhood at the corner of Caswell and Seventh Street Nov. 4, and now they’re ...Read More »
Thanks to budget shortfalls, Mecklenburg County facilities, such as recreation centers, libraries and schools, have found themselves on the chopping block. In some neighborhoods, though, the impact is worse than in others. Some communities are losing multiple facilities, which could ...
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