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. Magistrate: Woman found with meth, pipe in underwear Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    A Cramerton woman is facing a felony drug charge after a Gaston County magistrate says police found methamphetamine and a glass pipe in her underwear. Brianna Danielle Hurley, of 6005 Boathouse Lane, was expected in a Mecklenburg County courtroom Monday on an assault and battery charge.

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  2. Obituaries - 5-18-16Read the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Lincoln Times-News

    Jerri Caroline Tessneer, age 36, resident of Cherryville was taken from us too soon on May 15, 2016. She was born in Mecklenburg County.

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  3. Group says N.C district can't wait for 29 construction projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | District Administration

    A group of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teachers, parents and students Tuesday urged Mecklenburg County commissioners to let voters decide quickly on a proposed $805 million school bond package. The school board has asked to put the bonds on the November ballot, while county commissioners say their plan calls for waiting until 2017, when school needs will be considered along with parks, Central Piedmont Community College and other county-funded projects.

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  4. Could proposed teacher raises mean cuts in CMS?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WBTV

    ... it could put several of the counties in a difficult position," State Representative Craig Horn said. Mecklenburg County Commissioner Bill James told WBTV he would rather just give CMS a lump sum of money and have the district figure out how to fund ...

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  5. Mecklenburg County Republican Scott Stone joins NC HouseRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | The Mecklenburg Times

    The North Carolina House is back to full force at 120 members with the swearing-in of Mecklenburg County Republican Scott Stone to replace former Rep. Jacqueline Schaffer. Mecklenburg County GOP activists chose Stone earlier this month to fill out the two-year term of Schaffer, who resigned last month just before the annual work session began.

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  6. Chasing the DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    ... has been hearing a buzz about us so we're really excited to get going." Despite success of breweries in Mecklenburg County, particularly in the NoDa area, The Dreamchaser's will be the first of its kind in Union County, and Gimon is looking forward ...

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  7. Women's Swimming & Diving Offseason Updates: May 9-15Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | MGo Blue

    Current and former members of the University of Michigan women's swimming and diving team competed at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Charlotte last week at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center. U.S. Olympic Trials begin in 41 days.

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  8. Mom charged, accused of abandoning children near police stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... in most situations we are contacted," said Charles Bradley, the director of Youth and Family Services for Mecklenburg County's Department of Social Services. Bradley said he could not discuss the case specifically, but police have said the children ...

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  9. Judge: Lawsuit against Michael Waltrip Racing can proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | WBTV

    A Mecklenburg County judge has ruled against Michael Waltrip Racing's motions to dismiss claims in a lawsuit by a former front tire changer. Brandon Hopkins sued the now-defunct Cornelius-based motorsports team last year.

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  10. Case not closed: lawsuit against shuttered MWR allowed to proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Mecklenburg County. North Carolina a Superior Court Judge Louis Bledsoe has ruled in favor of former Michael Waltrip Racing front tire changer Brandon Hopkins allowing him to sue his former outfit for firing him unfairly after he took a leave of absence for surgery on his left shoulder.

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  11. NC Megachurch Pastor Stabbed During Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | TheBlaze.com

    ... for break-ins in Wake County and was wanted by probation officers as an absconder. Edgerton was placed in Mecklenburg County Jail and was scheduled to make his first court appearance in the case on Thursday. Edgerton was charged with robbery with a ...

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  12. One shot at apartment complex in North CharlotteRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | WBTV

    ... Nazarene Porter, 19, is charged with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse/neglect. She was taken to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

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  13. Swap out heavier dessert option for lighter versionsRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | WBTV

    ... Nazarene Porter, 19, is charged with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse/neglect. She was taken to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. Nazarene Porter, 19, is charged with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse/neglect. She was taken to the ...

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  14. Sport24.co.za | Lochte cruises home in Charlotte meetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | News24

    Olympic champion Ryan Lochte cruised to victory in the 400-meter individual medley on Friday at the Arena Pro Swim Series. The 31-year-old American star never looked in danger as he surged home in 4min 16.92sec to delight the crowd at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, South Carolina.

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  15. Mother of children found outside CMPD offices arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WBTV

    Nazarene Porter, 19, is charged with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse/neglect. She was taken to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Lochte dominates in men's 400 IM at Arena Pro Swim meetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... seconds. He beat two-time All-American Tomas Peribonio by two seconds. Other men's winners Friday at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center were Olympic gold medalist Conor Dwyer in the 200 freestyle, Cody Miller in the 100 breaststroke, Bryce Bowman ...

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  17. Unaffiliated candidates fight for access to ballotRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | The Daily Advance

    ... the signatures of 4 percent of registered voters in House District 98, which includes parts of northern Mecklenburg County, near Charlotte. Campbell said she needs roughly 2,400 signatures, but she's aiming for 4,000. That's 200 pages, with 20 ...

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  18. Charlotte Mecklenburg schools could face $12 million budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WBTV

    ... "When you make these sorts of cuts it gets felt," Dashew said. "Our kids feel it. Our teachers feel it." Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio told WBTV the county's projected surplus is $26.2 million, and it can't afford to give CMS the majority ...

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  19. Lawmaker: HB2 'sucked the air' out of General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WOIO

    ... which is incredibly important to my district and to me personally," said Representative Jeff Tarte, (R-Mecklenburg County). "We continue to push that, we hope to pass the budget out of the house next week, that's a whole thing." "Teacher raises," ...

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  20. NC Democrats file bill rewriting anti-discrimination lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WBTV

    ... Sgro, Pricey Harrison, Susan C. Fisher and Kelly M. Alexander, Jr. Alexander represents District 107 in Mecklenburg County. Representative Tricia Cotham, who represents District 100 in Mecklenburg County, is also listed as a sponsor of the bill. ...

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