Charlotte and Raleigh are poised to grow faster than any other large urban areas in the country over the next fifteen years. In fact, Charlotte’s population is projected to grow by 71 percent from 2010 to 2030, according to a ...Read More »
For the second time in a little over two months, tempers left over from November’s elections boiled over during an otherwise cordial Huntersville Board of Commissioners meeting. At a Feb. 3 meeting, freshman Commissioner Rob Kidwell called for the approval ...
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CONCORD – It may be billed as the number one shopping and entertainment attraction in the Carolinas, but actually getting to the Concord Mills mall can be quite a headache. Now officials in Concord are looking at ways to alleviate ...Read More »
MONROE – A new 20-mile toll road is still the best option for relieving traffic congestion along U.S. 74 in Union County, according to a revised report issued recently by federal and state highway officials. The N.C. Department of Transportation ...
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HUNTERSVILLE –Monday night’s Huntersville Board of Commissioners meeting started out all touchy-feely, or as touchy-feely as local politics get. After a ceremony honoring U.S. military veterans killed or wounded in action, longtime Huntersville pol Charles Guignard, professorial and avuncular 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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No longer are charities or nonprofit companies allowed to place collection boxes randomly across the city of Monroe. These boxes are often seen in parking lots or at churches, and are used to collect donations from the public.Read More »
Action Items is a new Mecklenburg Times feature about government issues, actions and meetings from around the region.Read More »