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Construction of Kay Plyler park begins in November

Construction on the newest park in Matthews will begin this November. You can be a part of this project by purchasing a customized brick for only $50.
The park will be dedicated in memory of Kay Plyler, the former Assistant Town Manager of Matthews, who died tragically in 2008. The official name of the park will be KP Park – Kay’s family and friends called her “KP”.
The pocket park will be built at the intersection of Matthews-Mint Hill Road and Matthews Station Street – adjacent to Matthews Town Hall. The park will be a small area where people may gather, relax and enjoy the outdoors. The park will have benches, a pergola, plants and trees. A sculpture with an equestrian theme will also be included in the park. The sculpture honors Kay’s love of horses. […]

By |August 3rd, 2009|Matthews|0 Comments

Matthews project will receive assistance from state

The N.C. Community Conservation Assistance Program will offer the Matthews technical and financial assistance through a cost sharing program as part of the renovation of the old Public Works Facility site. The State funded program is administered by the local Soil and Water Conservation Districts. The site is part of The Four Mile Creek Greenway […]

By |August 3rd, 2009|Matthews|0 Comments

Matthews investments pave way to future

In 2008-09 the Town of Matthews spent approximately $750,000 to build new sidewalks, repair sidewalks, patch and pave streets in the Town. The Town uses monies from the state Powell Bill Fund, along with a $15 town “tag fee” that all residents pay annually, to cover the costs of these infrastructure projects. […]

By |July 28th, 2009|Matthews|0 Comments

Matthews seeks input from public with town survey

How do you describe the Town of Matthews to your coworkers, family, and friends? Why do you live here or operate your business in the Town?

The Town has launched an initiative to answer these questions and is asking the community to help. The Town has an online survey which will aid in this process. To […]

By |July 17th, 2009|Matthews|0 Comments

Suspect sought in Matthews theft

Matthews Police are seeking a suspect in an auto break-in at Quantum Security, located off Independence Boulevard. A suspect broke into a company van and stole a number of cordless power tools. Security cameras at the site were able to capture photos of the suspect. […]

By |July 16th, 2009|Matthews, Police|0 Comments

The Four Mile Creek Greenway soon to be a reality

The Four Mile Creek Greenway will soon be a reality in Matthews following approval of a unique financial agreement between the Town of Matthews and Mecklenburg County.

“We want to extend our appreciation to the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners for agreeing to this unique financial partnership. By cooperatively working together the people of Matthews and Mecklenburg County will soon be able to enjoy a greenway while capitalizing on a favorable building climate. It is a win-win for all of us,” said Matthews Mayor Lee Myers. […]

By |July 13th, 2009|Matthews|1 Comment