Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 8)

Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mecklenburg County, NC. (Page 8)

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  1. Early voting starts Thursday in North Carolina. Here's where - and why - to vote.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | WBTV

    Voters in Mecklenburg County and across the state will start voting Thursday in a primary election that, in many cases, will be the election this year. Early voting begins at 8 a.m. at the Hal Marshall Center uptown.

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  2. Spring Storm Brings Tornadoes, Floods to SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Insurance Journal West

    A mid-April storm that pushed across the U.S. created a tornado in North Carolina that killed a person, caused widespread power outages in North and South Carolina and caused flooding emergencies in West Virginia and Kentucky. In Mississippi, 80 people had to be rescued from a campground festival after heavy rains caused flooding in the area.

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  3. Mysterious eye cancer that baffled Huntersville is now cropping up two states awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | WBTV

    ... The state analysis, done in 2015, concluded there was not an unusual number of the cancer cases. Northern Mecklenburg County has seen toxic releases to air and water, asbestos contamination and electromagnetic radiation from power lines. None could ...

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  4. A look at Mecklenburg County's 10 priciest home sales in MarchRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | Business Journal

    The Lake Norman area was again home to Mecklenburg County's most expensive residential sale in March.

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  5. Community leaders to host forum raising questions over I-77 tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... On Wednesday night, he NCDOT advisory committee, which is made up of community members from northern Mecklenburg County and Iredell County is meeting to discuss the negative impacts of the road. "The design of this process, the way it's laid out, is ...

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  6. Five things you need to know, Wednesday, April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... end up hurting local businesses. "The design of this process, the way it's laid out, is a disaster," said Mecklenburg County Commissioner Jim Puckett. "It is a disaster from an economic development point of view." Puckett's concerns with the tolls ...

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  7. County approves $2.3M to beef up computer defense systems Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WSOCTV

    Mecklenburg County leaders voted unanimously to use $2.3 million to boost cybersecurity but some commissioners are upset that the idea was never run by the IT committee. The county manager said the requests typically aren't run by that committee and county leaders said it is vital that things move quickly because of the possibility of another cyberattack.

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  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WBTV

    ... very competitive. "He said Charlotte did provide a strong and comprehensive bid," Sarah Reidy-Jones, a Mecklenburg County GOP Vice Chairwoman, told WBTV. The city officially submitted its bid to the Republican Party in early April after months of ...

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  9. graphicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WBTV

    Color codes respond to cell phones passing by a detection device inside a Mecklenburg County jail. The portable tower is called cell sense and red means that a phone is in the area.

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  10. Charlotte's Eviction Rate is Almost Double Peer CitiesRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | Planning

    ... communities. ... We had no way of knowing the scope of the problem." About 45 percent of renters in Mecklenburg County are considered cost-burdened, meaning they spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing. That leaves many families with ...

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  11. Planners from across the region met at CPCC to discuss partnerships. Photo by Scott BaughmanRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2018 | The Mecklenburg Times

    What can the Queen City learn from the recovery of the Motor City? It turns out quite a bit as a result of the Centralina Council of Governments Creative Solutions for Thriving Communities conference. CCOG officials gathered regional planners from Mecklenburg County and the surrounding areas to meet with dozens of experts in the urban planning, ... Enter your email address/USER ID and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  12. There are little-known property tax breaks for NC homeowners. Here's who qualifies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WBTV

    ... limitation and the program excludes up to $45,000 of the appraised value of a home. Last year, 1,012 Mecklenburg County tax bill payers participated in the program. Seniors over the age of 65 and permanently disabled individuals can qualify if they ...

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  13. Five things you need to know, Tuesday, April 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... just hard to believe that there's not a common thread here. I just keep thinking they need to do more," Mecklenburg County Commissioner Pat Cotham said. The illness sickens five in 1,000,000 each year. Yet, it has been diagnosed in at least 18 ...

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  14. Crews battle house fire in southwest CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Department boat crew responded to help with the water supply. The house was believed to be a total loss. Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal's Office will investigate the cause of the fire. No injuries were reported.

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  15. Still no cause after latest study into Huntersville-area eye cancer clusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | WBTV

    ... diagnosed with this cancer, which researchers say only expands their area of study throughout northern Mecklenburg County. "This is one step in the process, and this didn't turn up what we were looking for," Kenny Colbert says. "So now we have to go ...

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  16. Investigators release cancer findings in HuntersvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... just hard to believe that there's not a common thread here. I just keep thinking they need to do more," Mecklenburg County Commissioner Pat Cotham said. The illness sickens five in 1,000,000 each year. Yet, it has been diagnosed in at least 18 ...

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  17. Clyde "Buddy" Monroe Todd, Jr.Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... passed away April 16, 2018, at Jurney's Assisted Living in Statesville. He was born October 31, 1932, in Mecklenburg County, son of the late Clyde Monroe Todd, Sr. and Georgia Lois Gilbert Todd. While serving in the United States Army from 1953 ...

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  18. The Latest: School system cancels classes for second dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Guilford County Schools Superintendent Sharon Contreras told a news conference Monday that three schools severely damaged by Sunday's storm will be relocating its classes. Contreras said those schools will not hold classes for the rest of the year.

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  19. Man accused of killing missing Charlotte man arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | WBTV

    ... Tuesday and charged with murder in the death of 20-year-old Jacob Hernandez. He is now being held at the Mecklenburg County Jail. According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Hernandez' body was found in a wooded area on the 100 block ...

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  20. Quirky places to find a library Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | WSOCTV

    ... books. Through its Read to Me, Charlotte! initiative, the library maintains community book shelves around Mecklenburg County for families who are visiting various agencies. Community bookshelves give parents the opportunity to not only read to their ...

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