The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners held its final vote April 3 to move forward with the fire tax that would create funding for unincorporated areas. The tax rate has not yet been decided, but Fire Marshal Mark Auten says it will be between 4.5-7 cents per $100 based on property value. Continue reading
New York Times Bestselling author Carrie Ryan (The Forest of Hands and Teeth) will present a 45-minute writing workshop about her books and the writing process, Tuesday, April 17, at 5 pm at the Mint Hill Library. Several attendees will win a copy of one of Ryan’s books. She’ll be glad to autograph any copies presented to her at the end of the program. Call 704-416-5200 to register or online at www.cmlibrary.org.