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MATTHEWS – The town is pausing construction on Matthews Veterans Memorial Park so that it may explore a partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools that could lead to a larger downtown park. 

Money-flipping cons have long been popular on Instagram and Twitter. But as TikTok’s popularity grows, so do the con artists. Watch out for this TikTok scam, which promises to turn a few hundred dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency into thousands in no time at all. BBB is seeing many new reports…

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Some of you may remember that in the pre-COVID world we used to host two amazing events that served older adults in our community. We coined these events “Thrive Over 55” to provide our senior community with a morning full of connection, fellowship, food and fun.

MATTHEWS – Kenneth “KD” Williams will begin as interim chief of the Matthews Police Department on Sept. 12 until the search for a permanent replacement for Clark Pennington is completed. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to Credova CEO Dusty Wunderlich requesting information regarding the use of Credova’s “Buy Now, Pay Later” services to finance online purchases for guns, ammunition and firearm accessories. 

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MATTHEWS – Matthews Police Chief Clark Pennington submitted his resignation effective Aug. 26, to retire from law enforcement and pursue another opportunity, according to the town.