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Here's what CMS staff recommends for nine community requests for boundary changes.
The Medicaid Reform Advisory Group yesterday held its first meeting to assist the Department of Health and Human Services in developing a reform plan for North Carolina's Medicaid system.
Deputies shot and injured a 23-year-old Mecklenburg County man in eastern Lincoln County Thursday afternoon after the suspect, who tried to rob a local pharmacy earlier in the day, first fired two shots at officers, the Sheriff's Office said.
Sometimes you need a bulldozer. When a stubborn bad habit needs to be gotten rid of.
"It will be one of our first regional trails that cross county borders. It will allow people to cycle to Uptown Charlotte to work, to play, to go to Panthers games" says Gwen Cook, who is a Planner with Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation.
On November 23, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested Jonathan Rubio, 28, after he reportedly raped a 13-year-old girl the night before.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department is now accepting appointments to assist residents in registration for the Affordable Care Act , also referred to as Obamacare.
The Charlotte area's unemployment level was 7.5 percent in October, falling near the national average for the first time in years.
Charlotte leaders launched a new 911 system designed to keep you safe during an emergency.
City and county officials across Mecklenburg County announced a new countywide mass notification system to be used during emergencies and times of crisis.
Bags full of groceries surround Monique Butler as she waits for her ride home. The mother of two is visiting the Loaves and Fishes food pantry in Uptown, which First Presbyterian Church folded into its campus years ago, because she's run out of options.
Fifth grade students line up to change classes at River Gate Elementary in south Charlotte Tuesday, November 12, 2013.
That moniker oversimplifies a complicated topic: What's an appropriate investment of local tax dollars? To what extent should Charlotte and Mecklenburg County be tending to the basics like sidewalks versus amenities that help make the city attractive to would-be employers and residents? Over the years, public investment has helped pay for things ... (more)