Poll: Bill Brawley leads Ann Newman in Dist. 103 race

Republican nominee Bill Brawley is leading the State House District 103 race – which comprises Matthews, Mint Hill, and east Charlotte – against Democratic opponent Ann Newman according to a new SurveyUSA poll released today by the Civitas Institute.

According to the poll of 350 registered voters in that district, 45 percent of voters said if the election for state representative were held today, they would vote for Brawley who is looking to replace retiring Rep. Jim Gulley (R).  Thirty-nine percent said they would vote for Newman, and 16 percent said they were undecided.

Among voters who said they were most likely to vote in 2010, Brawley’s lead expands to 49 percent to 39 percent. Continue reading

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Library board meeting to discuss sustainability plan

Follow the meeting on our Twitter feed on the right side of this Web page. Library PR as well as Chris Miller of WBT are at the meeting sending live Twitter messages.

In this week’s Mint Hill Times, read about the deal Mint Hill struck with County Board of Commissioners that will give the town a certain amount of county owned land in Mint Hill in exchange for its donation of $175,000 to the library. Cornelius and the City of Charlotte have similar deals with the County.

Mecklenburg County owns several hundred acres of land in Mint Hill, including nearly 100 acres at Ezell Farm.

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