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Mecklenburg County budget crisis mentioned in Time Magazine

Time Magazine recently featured an article on how the economy has affected states, counties and cities. Here’s what they say about potential library closings in Mecklenburg County:
This all comes as a shock to the folks of Charlotte, who long ago grew accustomed to seemingly endless prosperity. The seeds of Bank of America, among other empires, […]

By |June 21st, 2010|Mecklenburg County|2 Comments

Goodall questioned about his role as legislator and lobbyist

Eddie Goodall, the outgoing N.C. senator who represents the Mint Hill area, is being questioned by the Greensboro News and Record about his role as Senator and President of the North Carolina Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Goodall offered an amendment yesterday that calls for a lifting of the 100 limit of charter schools in […]

By |June 18th, 2010|Raleigh|0 Comments

Keeping the Mint Hill library open: Where do we stand now?

After the third meeting in less than a week yesterday between towns and library officials, a deal seems to be in the works to keep the Mint Hill library open. Library officials drafted a memorandum of understanding that calls for each town to give either cash or in-kind donations that will amount to more than […]

By |June 18th, 2010|Mecklenburg County, Town Hall|0 Comments

Want your voice heard about school boundaries?

CMS is hosting several workshops in the coming days where they are going to review many of their operations—one of which is how school boundaries are formed. Mint Hill, perhaps more than any community, exposed CMS’s boundary policies when CMS was deciding who to send to the new Rocky River High School in Mint Hill. […]

By |June 17th, 2010|Schools|1 Comment