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Local development proposals keep  lining up

Local development proposals keep lining up

A number of local developers have submitted rezoning petitions to city officials in the last month as the market in south Charlotte continues to attract builders and businesses. Five new… Read more »

Additional I-485 widening could start in 2017

Additional I-485 widening could start in 2017

Crews could start widening Interstate 485 from Rea Road in southern Mecklenburg County to Matthews and Independence Boulevard as soon as 2017, as the state works to improve a troubled… Read more »

South Charlotte’s Driggs, Smith agree with Clodfelter appointment

South Charlotte’s Driggs, Smith agree with Clodfelter appointment

South Charlotte’s representatives to city council believe the appointment of Daniel Clodfelter as mayor is a step in the right direction for Charlotte, and one that puts the city back… Read more »

Area leaders to discuss roads, budgets in Ballantyne

Area leaders to discuss roads, budgets in Ballantyne

State, county and city officials will discuss three Ballantyne favorites at a public forum this weekend: traffic, taxes and schools. The Ballantyne Breakfast Club will welcome N.C. Sen. Bob Rucho,… Read more »

Healthy Charlotte topic of chamber

Healthy Charlotte topic of chamber

Local business leaders are trying to be more mindful of what impact they have on the health of their employees and the county. Charlotte’s health and the outlook of the… Read more »

Veterans strive to provide fitting final farewell

Veterans strive to provide fitting final farewell

Duty, honor and country. No matter what branch of the armed services a veteran belonged to, those three responsibilities follow them throughout their life and beyond. That’s at the heart… Read more »

The Ivey moves forward with expansion for overnight care

The Ivey moves forward with expansion for overnight care

Lynn Ivey has lived the role of caregiver, having watched her mother succumb to Alzheimer’s disease in 2006 and now seeing her father diagnosed with dementia. So she knows how… Read more »

Ending world hunger, one meal at a time

Ending world hunger, one meal at a time

Thousands of people across the globe will be a little less hungry, thanks to the efforts of volunteers at Matthews United Methodist Church. The church recently joined other Charlotte-area churches… Read more »

FBI documents paint picture of Cannon’s alleged corruption

FBI documents paint picture of Cannon’s alleged corruption

Mayor Patrick Cannon, a Ballantyne resident, resigned his office Wednesday, March 26, after being arrested and charged for allegedly violating federal public corruption laws by accepting some $48,000 in cash… Read more »

MetLife celebrates new Ballantyne location

MetLife celebrates new Ballantyne location

MetLife was officially welcomed to Charlotte this week, as representatives with the insurance giant mingled with local and state leaders Thursday, March 27, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Ballantyne. MetLife,… Read more »