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Debated Weddington Road apartments get city approval

Debated Weddington Road apartments get city approval

A controversial low-income apartment complex was approved this week for Weddington Road in a Charlotte City Council conversation that had the area’s representative defending the reputation of some south Charlotte… Read more »

Johnston Road flyover starts crossing I-485

Johnston Road flyover starts crossing I-485

A project that transportation officials hope is the answer to morning congestion on Johnston Road at Interstate 485 is on target to open in June. Construction crews working with the… Read more »

Making getting fit a different type of challenge

Making getting fit a different type of challenge

Alex Dowlin and his wife Heather were just two parents stuck in a rut. Both born athletes, Alex played basketball in college and Heather played field hockey. So being active… Read more »

CATS boss gives SouthPark update on transit

CATS boss gives SouthPark update on transit

While Charlotte Area Transit System infrastructure is growing outside of south Charlotte with the expansion of the city’s Light Rail Blue Line toward Concord, CATS CEO Carolyn Flowers reminded local… Read more »

Ballantyne learns about village, park developments

Ballantyne learns about village, park developments

Ballantyne residents received a bevy of good economic news at last weekend’s Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting, as they learned about projects planned across south Charlotte that should be coming to… Read more »

Giving hope to all dogs

Giving hope to all dogs

Adoption doesn’t have to be limited to the youngest, healthiest dogs. That philosophy drove Lisa Roney and her husband, Tim, to open their south Mecklenburg home to neglected dogs and… Read more »

2014 will be busy in Ballantyne

2014 will be busy in Ballantyne

This weekend’s Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting will paint a picture of what Ballantyne residents can expect to see in terms of economic development in the area in 2014. Like the… Read more »

Property tax reval work continues locally

Property tax reval work continues locally

South Charlotte residents living along Weddington Road may have seen a vehicle driving slowly through their neighborhood last week, but it wasn’t a thief looking for an easy crime. It… Read more »

Second wave of road construction coming soon

Second wave of road construction coming soon

Officials with Ballantyne’s Bissell Companies are preparing to start work on the next group of road projects aimed at improving congestion and adding pedestrian and bicyclist safety enhancements around the… Read more »

Ballantyne Festival starts gearing up early

Ballantyne Festival starts gearing up early

Leaders of the annual Ballantyne Festival are looking to hire an event planner to help turn this year’s affair into an even bigger spectacle than years past. The festival has… Read more »

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