Matthews Police are seeking a suspect in an auto break-in at Quantum Security, located off Independence Boulevard. A suspect broke into a company van and stole a number of cordless power tools. Security cameras at the site were able to capture photos of the suspect. […]
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will open the back-to-school information hotline (980-343-5335) on Monday, July 20. Customer-service representatives will answer questions from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday (CMS is on a four-day work week through Aug. 13). On Monday, Aug. 17, the information hotline will begin operating Monday through Friday through Sept. 4. The […]
Gov. Perdue announces North Carolina in line to receive $8.8 million to help citizens buy energy-efficient appliances
Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that North Carolina is in line to receive $8.8 million in federal funds to help homeowners purchase energy-efficient appliances, from furnaces and room air conditioners to refrigerators and dishwashers. The money for ENERGY STAR rated appliances would be distributed through a program to be developed by the Energy Office along with the N.C. Office of Economic Recovery and Investment.
The funds are part of nearly $300 million from the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act being distributed nationwide by the U.S. Department of Energy. […]
Still haven’t registered your child for school? It’s not too late. Also, CMS announced its Merit Scholars for this year–none from Butler or Independence, however. Finally, CMS’ surplus auction ends this Friday. Better hurry if you want some deals. […]
Flop, turn and river—NCEL players can now try their hand and get a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas. The World Series of Poker along with two other scratch-off games—5 Times Lucky and Easy 10—will be in stores starting Tuesday, July 14.
The World Series of Poker is a $5 scratch-off game with three 2nd chance drawings featuring a grand prize in each drawing of one World Series of Poker trip package for two to Las Vegas. The trips include four nights and five days deluxe hotel accommodations; roundtrip airfare; $500 spending money; and one seat at the 2010 World Series of Poker main event. […]
The Four Mile Creek Greenway will soon be a reality in Matthews following approval of a unique financial agreement between the Town of Matthews and Mecklenburg County.
“We want to extend our appreciation to the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners for agreeing to this unique financial partnership. By cooperatively working together the people of Matthews and Mecklenburg County will soon be able to enjoy a greenway while capitalizing on a favorable building climate. It is a win-win for all of us,” said Matthews Mayor Lee Myers. […]