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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving, New Year’s

Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving, New Year’s

Charlotte Center City Partners is calling on locals to volunteer for the city’s Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve celebrations. Parade volunteers and marshals are needed for the Thanksgiving Day Parade,… Read more »

Housing sales drop in September

Housing sales drop in September

Recent housing numbers released by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association continue to paint a rough picture for home sales. Charlotte recorded 1,658 sales closing in September, 14.8 percent less from… Read more »

Dogs on display at SouthPark

Dogs on display at SouthPark

Fourteen dogs now have new homes following the latest adoption event Oct. 2 at SouthPark Mall. Charlotte’s Animal Care and Control holds adoption events the first Saturday of each month… Read more »

Transit system seeks public input

Transit system seeks public input

The Charlotte Area Transit System is soliciting input from residents for its next five-year Countywide Transit System Plan. The plan will provide direction for the system while improving bus service… Read more »

New compressed-natural-gas trucks out

New compressed-natural-gas trucks out

The city’s Solid Waste Services put two compressed-natural-gas vehicles in service this week. A grant from N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources paid for the vehicles, which produce fewer… Read more »

Duck race against polio rescheduled

Duck race against polio rescheduled

Rotary District 7680’s fundraising event at the Tailrace Marina has been rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 17, the original event was rained out. The event, organized by Ballantyne Rotary Club member… Read more »

Register now for ‘Amazing Race’

Register now for ‘Amazing Race’

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation’s Therapeutic Recreation Section will sponsor the “Amazing Race” Nov. 6 to raise money for its summer day-camp scholarship fund. The race is an urban adventure… Read more »

More Charlotte residents recycling

More Charlotte residents recycling

In July, Charlotte residents began using the city’s improved residential single-stream recycling program, Recycle It! The city’s Solid Waste Services department made several improvements, adding a 96-gallon, wheeled cart and… Read more »

Community turns out big for chili, candidates

Community turns out big for chili, candidates

by Mike Parks Members of all branches of the political spectrum came together Saturday, Oct. 9, united around one common goal: stuffing themselves on chili. The 2010 Candidates Forum Chili… Read more »

Mayor pumps up Charlotte at SouthPark meeting

Mayor pumps up Charlotte at SouthPark meeting

by Mike Parks Mayor Anthony Foxx sounds bullish about Charlotte’s ability to recover from a recession that left the city and region scrambling to cut budgets and salvage as many… Read more »