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Matthews, North Carolina is located in Mecklenburg County. Zip codes in Matthews, NC include 28105, 28106, and 28104. The median home price in Matthews is $249,900 which is roughly $103/per square foot. More Matthews information.

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1 hr ago | University of North Carolina

Ratliff, Tucker Sign Scholarship Agreements

The University of North Carolina has signed scholarship agreements with two football student-athletes who will enroll in January, 2015, upon completion of their high school degree.

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2 hrs ago | StarNewsOnline.com

UNC signs two top football recruits to scholarship agreements

Twenty-four hours after losing four scholarship players transfer and other "personal reasons," the North Carolina football team picked up two major additions on Friday.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

Glendi Glam Parties Celebrates 1 Year of Business at Matthews Location

PRLog - Jul. 31, 2014 - MATTHEWS, N.C. -- Thanks to our great clients, partners, colleagues, family and friends, we're celebrating the completion of our first year in business at our Matthews location.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Legislature may allow Mecklenburg sales tax referendum for teacher pay

The state House was expected to reject Senate revisions of a bill that would, among other things, scuttle the county's planned referendum on a quarter-cent tax hike for teacher pay.

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Chain Store Age

Activist investor Icahn reduces Family Dollar holdings

Matthews, N.C. Activist investor Carl Icahn, who had been pressuring Family Dollar to sell the company, has reduced his ownership stake in the company from 9.39% to 6.09%.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

In this photo taken May 13, 2009, file photo, Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine poses for a photo at the company's headquarters in Matthews, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

6 people injured in Matthews wreck involving CATS bus

A Friday afternoon wreck involving two passenger vehicles and a Charlotte Area Transit System bus sent six people to local hospitals, according to Matthews police.

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Lincoln Times-News

Criminal Charges - 7-25-14

The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Craig Allen Deaton, 25, of 410 Madison Street in Lincolnton was charged July 21 with one misdemeanor count each removing, altering or defaming land, larceny and second degree trespass.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

Artists depict happiness at new exhibitJuly 22nd | 0

Brian Carney, second-place winner in the Yadkin Arts Council's "Eye of the Artist: Happiness Is" exhibit, poses with his ballpoint pen drawing entitled "I See You."

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Mass Transit

NC: Senate Committee Endorses Sales Tax Limit

July 22--RALEIGH -- A North Carolina Senate committee Tuesday endorsed a measure that could prevent Mecklenburg County voters from approving a quarter-cent sales tax increase to supplement the pay of local teachers.

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The Charlotte Observer

Lail to stay at Elizabeth Lane as principal

Students and staff at Elizabeth Lane Elementary School will have a familiar face as their new principal in the 2014-15 school year.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

'Suburban Smackdown' tackles consumerism

Mom of 2 Amy Thompson Taylor, 46 of Matthews, and mom of 3 Niki Middleton Hitch, 38 of Matthews, started their health coaching business, Spunky Avocado, this Spring.

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The Charlotte Observer

Paving company executive pleads guilty in massive fraud case

A second Boggs Paving executive pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with charges that the company received more than $87 million in road projects by misrepresenting the role a minority-owned contractor played in the work.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Senate finance committee delays vote on revised sales tax bill

The N.C. Senate finance committee on Monday discussed but took no action on a bill that would stifle Mecklenburg County’s ability to raise money from sales taxes for teacher raises.

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The Charlotte Observer

Heavy storms drench Charlotte area again

Drenching thunderstorms pummeled the Charlotte area for the second time in less than a week Monday, dumping up to 6 inches of rain in spots and causing another round of flash flooding.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

New Sugar Creek Charter high school hopes to launch 'middle-class lifestyle'

Sugar Creek Charter School teachers Tawana Wiggins, center, and Shanika Henderson, right, work together during a staff training session on Thursday.

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The Charlotte Observer

Strip-club owner Slim Baucom on Patrick Cannon: ‘He was a good friend’

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks at the Charles R. Jonas Federal Building on west Trade Street, Charlotte, N.C. after his plea hearing, Tuesday, June 03, 2014.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBTV

Amendment would require ignition device for all convicted drunk drivers

If some folks in North Carolina have their way, all convicted drunk drivers will have to have ignition interlocks installed in their vehicles.

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News Observer

Education sales-tax bill delayed in Senate

A late-session surprise bill that would require counties to choose between education and public transportation if they want to use sales taxes to pay for them was delayed in the Senate on Thursday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

News Observer

Gov. McCrory says he will sign NC Common Core bill

Rolesville Middle School student Asia Hicks concentrates as she works on an assignment in Mary Nelson's Common Core Math 7 Plus class at the school on Feb. 21, 2014.

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