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MATTHEWS – The Matthews Board of Commissioners is keeping the public hearing open for the 2022-23 fiscal year budget after a resident raised concerns about the timely release of financial documents. 

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Scrolling through TikTok lately, I am under the impression that aliens are ready to land their spacecrafts pretty soon and do some exploring of Earth. We’re preparing a special edition in case Matthews or Mint Hill residents are approached by the lizard people. 

MATTHEWS – Shanelle Tomlin was hired from a candidate pool of 125 applicants for the role of assistant human resources for the Town of Matthews, according to HR Director Tonya McGovern. 

MATTHEWS – Four semi-finalists competing in the 2023 Playwrights' Festival will adapt their scripts into 20-minute previews for a staged reading May 27 in front of a panel of local theater professionals. 

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MATTHEWS – Town Manager Becky Hawke provided commissioners with a preview of the proposed 2023-24 annual budget during their April 21 planning conference, which included information on how the Mecklenburg County revaluation may influence the tax rate in Matthews.