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Suspect in Matthews robberies arrested

The Matthews Police Department arrested a suspect in several recent residential break-ins. On Monday, March 1, a resident near Four Lakes Drive, reported seeing a person attempting to break into their neighbor’s home. Police officers arrived and were able to arrest the person.

Wynton Lewis Coleman, 22, of 106 George Clay Lane, Matthews. was arrested. Following […]

By |March 2nd, 2010|Matthews, Police|0 Comments

Road improvements coming up next month

Matthews announced this week that improvements to N. Trade Street and Matthews Mint Hill Road will begin March 1, weather permitting. The work on N. Trade Street is designed to make the street more pedestrian friendly and beautify the downtown area. Crosswalk and sidewalk improvements will be completed as part of the plan. Both N. Trade Street and Matthews Mint Hill Road will be repaved. The project is expected to take one month. Staff is working to minimize the impact on businesses and residents. […]

By |February 22nd, 2010|Matthews, Transportation|0 Comments

Matthews’ hiring of lobbying group has returned mixed results

WFAE is reporting that Matthews has spent $80,000 on lobbying help from the Ferguson Group in order to help its chances at more stimulus dollars. Yet Matthews has only taken in $35,000 in stimulus funds—money it probably would have received anyway.

By |February 19th, 2010|Matthews|0 Comments

Pedestrian killed on Independence Blvd

A Pineville man was struck by a car and killed on Independence Boulevard in Matthews Saturday night.  When officers arrived  they found the victim, Jack Anthony Sweeney (W/M d.o.b. 08/24/1982) of Pineville, N.C. lying in the center lane of U.S. 74. Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. […]

By |February 8th, 2010|Matthews|0 Comments