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Town of Matthews wins first place in communications competition

 

The Town of Matthews won first place in two categories at the third annual Excellence in Communications Awards presented March 31 at the Historic Cumberland County Courthouse by NC3C, the North Carolina City & County Communicators. The town won for Marketing Tools – a Direct Mail Campaign (Advertising the Town’s Redesigned Website and Social Media) and […]

By |April 5th, 2011|Matthews|0 Comments

Matthews names employee of the year

Debbie Hartman has been named the Town of Matthews Employee of the Year. Debbie has worked for the Matthews Police Department since 1998. Her fellow coworkers nominated her for this honor because of her compassion and care for women who are victims of domestic violence as well as going the extra mile for her fellow employees.

Debbie worked […]

By |March 29th, 2011|Matthews|1 Comment

600 trees will line greenway in Matthews

Work is underway to plant more than 600 trees on the Four Mile Creek Greenway in Matthews. The trees will be planted along Four Mile Creek and will deter erosion of the stream bank. The trees will be of various sizes and species and will be planted over the next couple of weeks. They should be in place for the official opening ceremony of the greenway on Saturday, April 9 from 10 am to 1 pm. […]

By |March 29th, 2011|Development, Matthews|0 Comments

Matthews offering grants to downtown businesses

The Town of Matthews is launching a Façade Enhancement Grant program for businesses in the Downtown Overlay District. Businesses in this district may apply for funds to improve the facades of their buildings.
Projects that may be eligible include: canvas style awnings, paint removal from brick surfaces, cornice repairs, mortar repair, masonry repair and/or cleaning, repair/replacement of windows and doors, removal of false facades and other inappropriate additions and pedestrian friendly enhancements. […]

By |March 15th, 2011|Development, Matthews|0 Comments

Matthews Police update last month’s fatal motorcycle accident

Matthews police have updated the information on the accident between an SUV and a motorcyle in February that killed two people. Craig Anderson (37) of Monroe and passenger Tiffany Johnson (24) of Matthews were pronounced dead shortly after the accident.

Police thought that the person driving the SUV at the time was Gloria Escobar of Charlotte. However, they learned that she was actually the passenger and the driver was 37 year old Alfredo Luna Morales of Charlotte.

See a picture of the SUV after the accident here.

Morales has been charged with resisting a public officer by obstructing or delaying an investigation and driving without an operator’s
license. Warrants were issued for Mr. Morales and he was arrested for those two misdemeanor charges. Morales is being held in the Mecklenburg County Jail on an immigration detainer for not being a legal resident of the United States. […]

By |March 15th, 2011|Matthews, Police|2 Comments

Matthews will host workshop on caring for trees

The town of Matthews will host a two-part workshop called, “A Homeowner’s Guide to Successful Tree Care” at 7 pm on March 29 and 10 am on April 2.
The workshop is sponsored by the Town of Matthews Appearance and Tree Advisory Committee. The classes will be held at the Matthews Community

Center with the second class moving to Four […]

By |March 8th, 2011|Environment, Matthews|0 Comments