A representative of Lexington Blue Granite in Elberton Georgia met with Korean War Memorial committee members this week to go over details about the statues, columns and pavers for the memorial. The KWVA has raised more than $100,000 thus far and hopes to begin building in stages within 60 days. The group still needs to […]
Need a job? Texas Roadhouse in Matthews is hiring 200 people. The company began construction in June and expects the 7,000-square-foot restaurant, located at 10450 E. Independence Blvd., to open November 2. […]
Organizers of the Carolina Thread Trail want to hear from you. They invite you to join them at a public Open House meeting at the Matthews Community Center (100 East McDowell Street in Matthews) from 5-7 pm so you can share your feedback and learn more about The Thread. The Thread Trail initiative is an […]
Tired of having to use Highway 218 or the clogged Highway 74 to get to the beach? It might not be much longer before the Monroe connector is built. On Wednesday, the Mecklenburg-Union Metropolitan Planning Organization (MUMPO) endorsed Alternative D as the preferred alternative route for the Monroe Connector/Bypass and to support the proposed interchange at US 601. MUMPO is responsible for overseeing the development of the transportation system in Mecklenburg and Union Counties. The bypass is scheduled to open in 2013.