Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Charlotte-Area High School Football Players of the Week 11.04.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... s in a 48-34 loss to Porter Ridge. He had five catches for 112 yards and scored four touchdowns. Kicked a Mecklenburg County-record 57-yard field goal in a 27-12 loss to Charlotte Latin. He also made a 34-yarder.

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  2. Decisions, decisions.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Left Coast Sports Babe

    ... Wednesday. A statement that kind of sums up American priorities. This from Kristin Mavromatis with the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections in North Carolina: "There are lines all over the place Not quite as long as the line at the Cheesecake ...

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  3. Businesses hope to prosper with new Concord plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Battery manufacturer unveils new grid banks at old Concord cigarette plant The rate for the Charlotte metro area dropped to 6.2 percent, down by 0.8 percentage points. Mecklenburg County's rate fell the same amount to 6.3 percent.

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  4. NC-Sen: Early voting in NC beating 2010 paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... If you're supporting Hagan, there's a number that should lift you up even more. Early voting numbers in Mecklenburg County, home to Charlotte, are also running well ahead of the pace from 2010. For those who don't know, the I-85 Corridor--Charlotte, ...

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  5. Why the African-American Cultural Scene Struggles to Thrive in CharlotteRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | AltWeeklies

    Charlotte Creative Loafing was started in 1987 by the founders of Creative Loafing in Atlanta as their first venture into other markets. Over the years, CL has made its distinctive mark in the Charlotte market by emphasizing quality writing, hard... Mayor Pat McCrory didn't lose by a huge margin in Charlotte -- 337 votes cost him Mecklenburg County.

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  6. Charlotte area's jobless rate falls to 6.2%Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... month, with 31,000 more individuals on payrolls. Meanwhile, the overall labor force, broken out for Mecklenburg County rather than by metro area, was down by roughly 700 individuals from the previous month's count, while more than 4,500 fell off the ...

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  7. Gaston woman who ‘disappeared’ at beach sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... years in prison after a conviction on a number of charges. Amy Robinson, 43, pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Mecklenburg County courtroom to identity theft, being a habitual felon, and other offenses. Robinson was due in court last July in Mecklenburg ...

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  8. Early voting turnout rising in North Carolina, MecklenburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... data show. As of Tuesday morning – five days into the early voting session – about 37,000 Mecklenburg County residents had voted. Statewide, some 428,000 residents voted early as of Tuesday morning. That mark wasn't reached until 11 ...

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  9. Status of newly hired school maintenance employee in doubtRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The Mecklenburg County School Board voted 5-0 to hire Ronnie Duffey for a maintenance department opening during the Oct. 20 meeting of the trustees. But it is unclear when or if Duffey will begin working for Mecklenburg County.

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  10. And Justice for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... select a handful of appellate and Supreme Court judges - including the Supreme Court's chief justice. Mecklenburg County will select two district court judges; the superior court race is unopposed now that contender Justin Moore has left the race, ...

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  11. Police: Bondsman helps client rob two drug storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WSOCTV

    As a bondsman Brian Parris knows the ins and outs of the arrest process in Mecklenburg County. But on Monday Parris found himself on the inside of the jail after police say he helped Shakeyra Cousart rob two south Charlotte drug stores in the same day earlier this month.

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  12. Hudson, Adams best for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... Thanks to significant gerrymandering, the outcomes in most of the races are all but determined. Mecklenburg County is comprised of three congressional districts: the 8th, the 9th and the 12th. In the 9th, Republican Robert Pittenger is running ...

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  13. Charlotte considers incentives for Synchrony FinancialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... approved the deal in Monday’s closed session, but there would also be a vote in open session later. Mecklenburg County would also likely be asked to participate in any incentive package. The city typically offers companies that are expanding a ...

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  14. Mecklenburg public health nurses monitoring travelers from West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Dr. Stephen Keener, medical director for the Mecklenburg County Health Department, said Tuesday he won't disclose exactly how many travelers from West Africa are being monitored by local public health nurses because "it's not really an important number." For now, he said, Mecklenburg nurses are monitoring "less than 10" people who have had no known exposure to the Ebola virus except that they traveled to the United States from one of the countries where the Ebola outbreak is raging.

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  15. NC expects incentive payback if Chiquita movesRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... announced Monday their $680 million cash purchase of the banana producer. The city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County have so far paid Chiquita at least $510,000 each in incentives. They are scheduled to pay the fruit company about $1.5 million in ...

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  16. CPCC's Tony Zeiss recognized for support of Little Sugar Creek GreenwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... tied to conservation, improving health or promoting social cohesion on a local or national level. The Mecklenburg County...

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  17. Tillis stops in LumbertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... in regards to receiving their fair share of financial and other resources, Tillis, a resident of Mecklenburg County said. "We have to get people to understand that what helps rural areas, such as improved transportation, helps our urban areas," he ...

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  18. First Drip (10/28/14): Campaigning, Bananas, and Who's watching your mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... has received, the head of the NC Economic Development board said Monday. The city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County have paid Chiquita about $510,000 each so far, and issued a joint statement saying it would be "premature" to estimate the local ...

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  19. Jobs board chief: If Chiquita jobs move, new owners must repay incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Burlington Times News

    ... headquarters and hundreds of high-paying jobs from Cincinnati. The deal with the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County says that if Chiquita moves its global headquarters from Charlotte within 10 years, it must repay the incentives it has ...

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  20. Meck Co. officials: 2 monitored after arriving from Ebola hot zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WSOCTV

    ... including if Medic crews ever had to respond to an incident at the nuclear power stations near Charlotte. Mecklenburg County officials are monitoring two people who arrived in Mecklenburg County from one of the three countries experiencing ...

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