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Author Archives: Payton Guion, contributing writer

Fairview amends ordinance (access required)

The Fairview Town Council on Monday approved a text amendment to the town’s zoning ordinance that will allow more options for accessory buildings on properties, according to Ed Humphries, the town’s zoning administrator. The amendment allows accessory buildings to be ...

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Cornelius annexes land (access required)

The Cornelius Town Board on Monday night voted to annex about 38.8 acres into the town’s jurisdiction for the Avery Park subdivision, to be developed by M/I Homes. The annexed land is on Bailey Road, across from W.A. Hough High ...

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Marvin OKs age-restricted homes (access required)

The Marvin Village Council on Tuesday night voted to approve the construction plans for a Pulte Homes age-restricted community called Amber Meadow, near Tom Short and Rea roads. The plans call for 44 single-family homes on 24 acres, in which ...

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Matthews OK taller cell tower (access required)

MATTHEWS – Despite some pushback from residents, the town’s Board of Commissioners on Monday approved extending the height of a cellular tower at Arthur Goodman Memorial Park – also known as the MARA ball fields – from 80 feet to ...

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Historic home to be renovated (access required)

WAXHAW – The town’s Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night voted to approve a contract for renovations to the historic Duncan McDonald House at 115 McDonald St. in downtown Waxhaw. The contract has been awarded to Kris Axhoj Homes/Designer Construction ...

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Matthews delays hearing (access required)

MATTHEWS – The Board of Commissioners on Monday voted to defer a public hearing on a rezoning request that would allow the construction of a 320-unit apartment complex on Monroe Road, across from the Family Dollar headquarters. The new public ...

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