Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 7)

Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mecklenburg County, NC. (Page 7)

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  1. Man wanted for forgery, theft locally also sought on outstanding warrant in N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | PennLive.com

    ... of Willow Street Pike in Pequea Township. He also wanted for an outstanding warrant for felony larceny in Mecklenburg County, N.C. and a probation violation from the Lancaster County Sheriff's office. Axe is 6 feet tall and 155 pounds. Police said ...

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  2. How far would an aquatics center ripple through West Ashley?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | Post and Courier

    ... the aquatics center would host meets drawing competitors and spectators from out of town. She noted that Mecklenburg County, North Carolina's aquatics center has flourished to the point where businesses have agreed to pick up about a third of its ...

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  3. Lake Norman swimming beach opened Saturday in CorneliusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. Mecklenburg County's first swimming beach at a county-run park since the 1970s is set to open Saturday at Ramsey Creek Park on Lake Norman. The ...

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  4. All Mecklenburg County Highway Patrol cars now equipped with camerasRead the original story

    Monday May 30 | WSOCTV

    It's taken four years, but all state Highway Patrol troopers in Mecklenburg County now patrol the highways with the help of cameras mounted in their cars. Car cameras have been standard equipment in many police departments, including CMPD, for years, but in 2012, Eyewitness News reported that only about one out of four Highway Patrol cars in North Carolina had cameras installed.

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  5. CMPD arrest 4 in connection to car break ins across CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | WSOCTV

    ... to report a break in. Dozens of people had their cars broken into last night. CMPD caught the suspects in Mecklenburg County. @wsoctv pic.twitter.com/dncvDQ779e Antionio James said he was in his living room early Monday morning when he saw a light ...

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  6. Three big questions about the county's plan to redevelop Brooklyn uptownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WBTV

    As Mecklenburg County tries to choose a developer to build a major new mixed-use project on publicly owned land uptown, questions remain about the three proposals for Second Ward. Each of three competing plans would turn an area dominated by sterile government buildings into a vibrant new development with thousands of residents, shops and offices.

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  7. Letter: History to overtake throwback politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    ... workers' rights, compensation, and ability to sue on the state level, are somehow good for business. Ask Mecklenburg County about that. Estimates to date are that the greater Charlotte area has lost 1,300 jobs and $285 million in revenue thanks to ...

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  8. Fun in the sun at Ramsey Creek Beach Read Story Xavier WaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... like that you can sit here with your family and it's inexpensive," said Zalewski. Parking is just $3 for Mecklenburg County resident and $5 if you aren't. The beach holds approximately 500 people, but the parking lot only hold 130 cars.

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  9. Community center set to be torn down is given new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. In a reverse decision, Mecklenburg County commissioners voted to renovate Huntersville's Waymer Center, a community staple, after originally planning to tear it down. The ...

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  10. Crime 38 mins ago 5:00 p.m.Second man charged in Bianca Tanner caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Tanner's killer, Angelo Grayson Smith, Jr., entered a guilty plea as part of an agreement with the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office. He was sentenced to serve at least 228 months in prison. Tanner was a teacher from Greensboro who had ...

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  11. Bigotry doesn't pay County lost $285 million because of NC hate...Read the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    HB 2 repealed Charlotte's city ordinance protecting LGBT residents and barred other North Carolina cities from passing similar measures or raising the minimum wage above the $7.25 federal standard. Charlotte is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the largest city in North Carolina.

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  12. Consensus: Criticism to be expected, but work on government modernization should continue (Your letters)Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    How much is too much? I think the answer is 36. That's the number of local government entities serving Onondaga County for a population just under 500,000 people. For comparison, Mecklenburg County in North Carolina is home to just over a million residents.

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  13. Card-skimming devices found at NC gas pumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services inspectors recently conducted a monthlong sweep at gas stations across the state looking for credit card skimmers. Inspectors visited 972 stations in 12 counties and checked 8,567 dispensers.

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  14. Man pleads guilty to charges in death of school teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... multiple charges stemming from the incident. Local media outlets report Angelo Smith pleaded guilty in a Mecklenburg County court on Thursday to voluntary manslaughter, first-degree kidnapping, concealment of a death and contributing to the ...

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  15. Crime 39 mins ago 4:22 p.m.Angelo Smith takes plea in Bianca Tanner's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Smith raising a claim of self-defense had the potential to create significant challenges at trial," the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office said Thursday in a statement. Tanner's body was found about a month after her disappearance in a ...

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  16. CMS petitions Mecklenburg County commissioners for $805 million bondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... other content related to your specific geographic area. CMS Superintendent Ann Clark will make a pitch to Mecklenburg County commissioners, asking that a $805 million bond be put on November's ballot Tuesday at Government Center. The school board is ...

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | WBTV

    ... school, from administration to maintenance. The Observer obtained salaries for 33 charter schools serving Mecklenburg County students (some are in adjacent counties). More than half of them have fewer than 500 students, and most of those schools ...

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  18. Are community pools safe for children? Read Story Mark BoyleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    With Memorial Day on the horizon, signaling the start of summer, Mecklenburg County outdoor pools are set to open soon. "Our kids swim in these pools so if they were unsafe we wouldn't be here and we wouldn't allow it," said Rodney Sellers.

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  19. County commissioners hear proposals for Second WardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Mecklenburg Times

    Mecklenburg County will continue evaluating three proposals to transform 17 acres in Second Ward, after a meeting during which county commissioners expressed disagreement over what should be built in the area that once was home to the African-American neighborhood of Brooklyn Village. The county last year launched a search for a developer.

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  20. Sports shorts: May 20-26Read the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    Elite Sport Camps and Combines will host its second annual Union County Showcase for middle and high school football players on Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to noon at Monroe High School. The non-contact event is open to players in Union and Mecklenburg counties.

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