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It’s official: Monroe Hardware coming to Mint Hill

As we reported more than six months ago, Monroe Hardware will open a store in Mint Hill. The hardware company, which started in 1886, will move into the space that used to be occupied by Harris Teeter in the Mint Hill Festival shopping center. The store specializes in unique hardware items as well as power […]

By |February 5th, 2010|Development|0 Comments

Info session for nonprofits seeking county funds

An information session for nonprofit organizations interested in applying for County grant funding for fiscal year 2011 will take place Monday, February 15, 2010. Staff members from the Mecklenburg County Manager’s Office will host the free session from 10 a.m. to noon in room 267 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center at 600 E. Fourth St., Charlotte. […]

By |February 2nd, 2010|Mecklenburg County, Non-profit|0 Comments

Off shore drilling panel meets (who knew?)

Remember all the talk about off shore drilling on North Carolina coasts? Back when gas prices were $4 a gallon, and many of us had to wait in lines to fill up our tanks, off shore drilling became a hot topic. Then gas prices came down, and all the sudden drilling for more oil was put on the back-burner. Or so we thought. A panel set up by Gov. Bev Perdue has met for the first time last Tuesday to weigh the pros and cons of drilling on our coast. The people of North Carolina, however, have made up their minds about drilling according to this Civitas poll.


By |January 28th, 2010|Environment, Raleigh|0 Comments

Mayor Ted Biggers elected chairman of MUMPO

Mint Hill mayor, Ted Biggers, was elected new chairman of the Mecklenburg-Union Metropolitan Planning Organization (MUMPO) Wednesday evening.

Biggers takes the place of Lee Myers, former mayor of Matthews.

By |January 21st, 2010|Town Hall, Transportation|0 Comments