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Police need you help locating thief

Mint Hill Police need your assistance locating a man who stole credit cards and used them to purchase gift cards at Lowes Foods in Brighton Park. On 04-03-2009 at approximately 6:30pm, Mint Hill Police were dispatched to 6400 Matthews Mint Hill Road for a reported larceny. While at work, the victim had some credit cards taken from her purse. The victim stated that she found these items missing because several items were misplaced inside of her purse.

On same date of the larceny, one of the victim’s credit cards was used at the Lowes Foods to purchase several gift cards in the store. […]

By |May 27th, 2009|Police|0 Comments

Northlake Mall implements new rules for anyone under 18

Northlake Mall will begin requiring that anyone under the age of 18 be accompanied by a supervising adult 21 years of age or older on Fridays and Saturdays after 5 pm. The new policy, which was developed in consultation with community leaders throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg, goes into effect on June 12.

“Over the past year we have had a significant number of youth in the Mall on Friday and Saturday evenings without adult supervision,” said Phil Morosco, general manager of Northlake Mall, a 1.1 million-square-foot regional shopping center in north Charlotte. “When you have such a large amount of unsupervised youngsters together, it is difficult to provide a safe environment. We believe that an adult supervision policy is in everyone’s best interests – safety must always be our No. 1 priority.” […]

By |May 26th, 2009|Uncategorized|10 Comments

CMS notifies 304 teachers they’ll lose jobs

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools notified 304 teachers May 22 that they will not have jobs next year. The district will send similar letters the week of May 25 to teachers who meet the criteria for non-renewal established by the Board of Education – retirees, employees with end-of-year contracts and part-time teachers.
The letters are part of an ongoing reduction in force by CMS, made necessary by county and state revenue shortfalls. The district receives nearly all of its funding from Mecklenburg County and the state of North Carolina. […]

By |May 22nd, 2009|Schools|0 Comments

Senator Eddie Goodall Memorial Day message

From the office of NC Senator Eddie Goodall:
During this extended weekend, let us not forget that for many families this weekend serves as a solemn reminder of loved ones who made the ultimate sacrifice. Through their sacrifice we can enjoy the full blessings and freedoms America provides.

I hope everyone will take time during your weekend […]

By |May 22nd, 2009|Raleigh|0 Comments