The Charlotte City Council has approved an extra $20 million to fund affordable housing projects in the area.
City and county leaders are considering whether placing a professional soccer stadium at the old Eastland Mall site would be better than demolishing Memorial Stadium and the Grady Cole Center. Last week, the Charlotte Observer reported, Mecklenburg County Commissioners considered a plan in which the city and county would each spend $50 million toward […]
The area near the Southend breweries is going to get even busier in the coming years. The City Council approved a zoning change to allow an entertainment district that will bring more dining and shops options to Yancey and Old Pineville roads. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The vote was unanimous despite misgivings by City […]
The Charlotte City Council voted unanimously on Monday to ask state legislators to grant subpoena power to the police Citizen’s Review Board. The changes are in response to cries of more police reform following the September riots. The riots highlighted distrust between citizens and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. It’s unclear whether the state legislature will […]
In response to calls for more trust between the community and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, there will be a “Can We Talk about Police Community Relations and the Citizens Review Board” on Jan. 5 at the Palmer Building. The town hall was announced during the City Council’s briefing on the Council Action Plan that was approved […]
LaWana Mayfield, Charlotte City Council District 3 representative is hosting a District 3 Town Hall meeting on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – noon at the West Area Service Center/CMPD Freedom Division, 4150 Wilkinson Boulevard. Mayfield is looking for feedback from constituents about their concerns regarding the district. She will also provide updates on City street projects and infrastructure, […]
VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER The Charlotte Observer is reporting that City Council member Warren Turner has been fired from the N.C. Department of Correction. Turner, a Democrat, was under investigation by the DOC in connection with a city probe regarding sexual harassment allegations. Secretary of Correction Alvin Keller said in a statement Tuesday that “no information […]
My92.7 talk show host Patrick D. Cannon was elected unanimously by the Charlotte City Council, to serve as Charlotte’s Mayor Pro Tem last night. Cannon returns to the seat once occupied to replace Susan Burgess who resigned because she has terminal cancer. He stated at last night’s meeting, “In as much as I welcome the […]