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MINT HILL – The Town of Mint Hill has decided to abandon an unbuilt right of way at Margaret Circle that Mayor Brad Simmons said makes no sense. 

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Waltonwood Providence provides independent living, assisted living and memory care. Reps from the senior living community explained amenities such as life enrichment and wellness programs as well as personal care services. Justin Vick/CMG photo

MATTHEWS – The Matthews Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on April 10 to consider a rezoning petition that could lead to a two-story office building two lots down from Steady Eddy’s Pumphouse. 

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MATTHEWS – The Matthews Board of Commissioners voted 5-2 on March 13 to approve the Santé Matthews rezoning, which will create a mixed-use community with more than 500 homes on 83 acres at 14704 Idlewild Road.

MATTHEWS – Sgt. Brandon McWhirter had to take a moment to regain composure while giving a speech in honor of his partner and best friend, Tico, a canine cop who has worked with the Matthews Police Department since 2016. 


MATTHEWS – Town commissioners heard from more than 30 residents Feb. 13 – some in support and some in opposition –  regarding Santé Matthews, a large community proposed for nearly 83 acres at 14704 Idlewild Road. 

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MATTHEWS – The Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts plans to fill a void when it comes to live theater in the Charlotte region following the closing of the Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte late last year. 

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Pastor Larry Whitley asked me to talk about what Martin Luther King meant to me. When he first asked me, I did not know. I know what I learned about him, but I didn’t know what he meant to me specifically – what were the words.