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Myrick kicks off campaign Saturday in Matthews

Rep. Sue Myrick officially kicks off her campaign at the Reid House in Matthews, 12-1:30 pm Saturday with an an old-fashioned, family-friendly BBQ and stump speech. Myrick is running against Democrat Harry Taylor and Libertarian Andy Grum. She will also be honored by Sangrock Black Belt World Tae Kwon Do School for her service to […]

By |September 18th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Myrick’s for electric and hydrogen powered cars

It wasn’t long ago you couldn’t find a Republican who publicly supported electric or hydrogen powered cars. Not so any more. From John McCain down the line, Republicans openly support alternative energy sources and believe the U.S. needs to wean itself off oil. Sue Myrick’s press release today:
I applaud the Governor for pledging to use […]

By |September 15th, 2008|Politics 2008, Transportation|0 Comments

Dist. 103 candidate ready to roll

[singlepic=93,270,210,,right]Last November, independent candidate Mark Brody set out to collect 2,000 signatures needed to his name on the ballot for state house District 103. Incumbent Jim Gulley, who has served seven terms representing Mint Hill, Matthews, and some of Charlotte, narrowly defeated Republican challengers Larry Hale and Edy Brotherton. Through hours of leg work, Brody got the signatures to get on the ballot. Now the fun begins.

On Friday, Paul Kanitz (left) allowed Brody to put the first sign of the campaign in his front yard in Mint Hill.

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By |September 7th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Meck unemployment rate up again

In June, the unemployment rate in Mecklenburg County was 6.1; in July it jumped to 6.7. That’s not a huge increase, but when you consider this is the highest rate for the county in at least 18 years, then there might be something to worry about.

By |August 22nd, 2008|Development, Politics 2008|0 Comments

Mecklenburg County man arrested for threats against Obama

In a Waffle House, a man was overheard making threats against Barack Obama. Then he was arrested. WRAL has the full story.

By |August 10th, 2008|Mecklenburg County, Politics 2008|0 Comments

Mint Hill man’s complaint nets $78,000 fine

Bluenc.com blogs about Mint Hill’s Thomas Strini who filed two complaints with the Federal Election Commission that cost the National Association of Realtors a nice chunk of change.

From BlueNC.com:
In a little noticed action in 2007 the National Association of Realtors was fined $78,000 by the Federal Election Commission for violations of election law including $282,500 […]

By |July 29th, 2008|Politics 2008, Real Estate|0 Comments