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Meeting Wrap up: Park tower waiting for more information

By Joyce Lavene
The long-term location of the public safety radio tower that was recently sold to the City of Charlotte was discussed at the January 26 meeting. […]

By |February 3rd, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Super Bowl by the Numbers

• 35% of people who attend the game write it off as a corporate expense.
• 5% of Americans will watch the game alone.
• 8 million pounds of guacamole is consumed on Super Bowl Sunday.
• 14,500 tons of chips are eaten along with that guacamole.
• The NFL will use 72 footballs for the Super Bowl game
• One out of every 12 people […]

By |February 3rd, 2012|Around Town|1 Comment

Williams achieves Eagle Scout

Donald Williams, son of Nichole and Troy Williams, received his rank of Eagle Scout with Troop 144 at Blair Road United Methodist Church in Mint Hil.
His project was a stone path for the church between the parking lot and the pavilion.
He is a senior at Independence High School and has been with Troop 144 since […]

By |February 3rd, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Gov. Perdue won’t seek re-election

Please see the following statement from Governor Bev Perdue:

Like the rest of the nation, North Carolina has been facing difficult economic times — demanding many difficult decisions.  I have had to make painful budget cuts in important areas of government.  But I believe I have approached this challenge in a way that is consistent with my values and the values that have made our state a wonderful place to live and raise a family.  I have spent my tenure in office – and, in fact, my adult lifetime – fighting for things that I care deeply about.  And as anyone who knows me will tell you, I do not back down from tough fights. […]

By |January 26th, 2012|Around Town|2 Comments

Judges rule on redistricting

A three-judge panel ruled last week that the May 8 primary stands as scheduled despite a law suit challenging new legislative and congressional voting districts. […]

By |January 26th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Queen’s Grant (K-8) to hold Open House

Queen’s Grant Community Charter (K-8th grade) School will hold its final Open House event for the 2012-13 school year. If interested, go to the web site’s main page, and look under the heading “get to know us” and then click on the (All Events-Tab). Once there an interested parent will see the 2011-12 Events Schedule. […]

By |January 26th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments