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Tree causes damage, knocks out power in Myers Park

Tree causes damage, knocks out power in Myers ParkA tree is to blame for power outages in Myers Park.
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  • 12 months ago
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Free swim lessons for kids in uptown Charlotte

Free swim lessons for kids in uptown CharlotteMecklenburg County Parks and Recreation will offer free swim lessons for kids ages 3 through 12 in May.
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  • 12 months ago
Dilworth Myers Park

Development can be tough in Dilworth, Southend

Development can be tough in Dilworth, Southend Chemicals left behind from what used to be there have to be cleaned up before the land can be used again and turned into something else.
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  • 1 year ago
Sports

Panthers winning streak fuels local business

Panthers winning streak fuels local businessAfter another Panthers victory, fans are looking ahead to next weekend’s game with New Orleans, and some are even looking ahead to the Super Bowl.
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  • 1 year, 4 months ago
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New group aims to protect Dilworth growth

New group aims to protect Dilworth growthSome Dilworth residents who are frustrated with Charlotte’s Historic District Commission recently formed an independent watchdog group to monitor how the city approves new developments in their neighborhood.
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  • 1 year, 6 months ago
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Dilworth speculators agree to pay fines resolving fraud claims

Dilworth speculators agree to pay fines resolving fraud claimsSix people who speculated in real estate in Charlotte’s Dilworth neighborhood have agreed to pay fines of up to $85,000 to resolve claims that they lied on mortgage applications.
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  • 1 year, 6 months ago
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Broadwell reemerges, focused on veteran’s health

Broadwell reemerges, focused on veteran’s healthOn Tuesday, Dilworth’s most internationally famous neighbor gave her first public speech since the scandal broke that thrust her and her family into the spotlight.
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  • 1 year, 7 months ago
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Panthers hope new Charlotte playground encourages kids to get physical

Panthers hope new Charlotte playground encourages kids to get physicalThe Carolina Panthers Charities organization provided the $275,000 in funding, along with an initial seed from the NFL in partnership with the United Way.
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  • 1 year, 7 months ago
Politics

Petraeus takes Wall Street Job following sex scandal

Petraeus takes Wall Street Job following sex scandalRetired Army Gen. David Petraeus will take a new job with investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. as he attempts to rebuild his reputation after an extramarital affair with a biographer triggered his resignation as CIA director last fall.
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  • 1 year, 10 months ago
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Seven-story apartment complex planned for Dilworth

Seven-story apartment complex planned for DilworthCrescent Communities on Wednesday announced plans for a seven-story luxury apartment building and street-level retail beside the Little Sugar Creek Greenway in Dilworth.
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  • 1 year, 10 months ago
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Officials seek man wanted on child sex charge

Officials seek man wanted on child sex chargeAuthorities in York County are asking for your help in locating a man wanted for criminal sexual assault of a minor who's believed to be in the Charlotte area.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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Foxes in Myers Park? A photo proves it

Foxes in Myers Park? A photo proves itThis family lives at a stately address – just off Queens Road in the heart of Myers Park.
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  • 1 year, 12 months ago
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Paula Broadwell's promotion stalled

Paula Broadwell's promotion stalledThe Army has stalled the promotion of Paula Broadwell, the reservist whose affair with former CIA Director David Petraeus led to his resignation.
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  • 2 years, 1 month ago
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Books-A-Million closing Cotswold store

Books-A-Million closing Cotswold storeAnother book store chain is closing in southeast Charlotte, as Books-A-Million said Friday the company will close its Cotswold Village store.
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  • 2 years, 2 months ago
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City of Charlotte launches sidewalk campaign

City of Charlotte launches sidewalk campaignCharlotte wants to make sidewalks safer for everyone after a teen was hit and killed riding his bike last spring.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Crime

Man wanted for series of Dilworth vehicle break-ins

Man wanted for series of Dilworth vehicle break-insThe Providence division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department needs help locating a suspect in a string of vehicle break-ins.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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Richard Hagemeyer, CPCC’s first president, dies at 95

Richard Hagemeyer, CPCC’s first president, dies at 95Richard Hagemeyer Sr. came to the Carolinas from the Midwest in the early 1960s to merge two schools into Charlotte’s first community college.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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Haz-Mat called to CMC hospital in Dilworth

Haz-Mat called to CMC hospital in DilworthHaz-Mat crews were called to Carolinas Medical Center in Dilworth early Wednesday morning.
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
Consumer

Headed to a Charlotte Christmas tree lot? You may want to shop around

Headed to a Charlotte Christmas tree lot? You may want to shop aroundIf you’re not going artificial and don’t have time to trek to, say the North Carolina mountains to cut down your own, where should you go? Short answer—it depends on where exactly you want your money to go.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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City Council rejects Dilworth Walgreens

City Council rejects Dilworth WalgreensA controversial rezoning request to build a Walgreens drug store and office building in Dilworth was rejected by Charlotte City Council Monday night.
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  • 1 year, 4 months ago
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Paula Broadwell's life took shape in N. Dakota

Paula Broadwell's life took shape in N. DakotaPaula Broadwell left an indelible stamp on her hometown, where she is remembered for drive, ambition and achievement.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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Women in Petraeus scandal had visited White House

Women in Petraeus scandal had visited White HouseTheir close ties to the military community gave them unusual access to top generals. And Paula Broadwell and Jill Kelley even visited the White House on separate and apparently unrelated occasions.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Crime

'Dilworth Flasher' arrested again

'Dilworth Flasher' arrested againThe man police and neighbors called “The Dilworth Flasher” after he was accused of exposing himself to women has been arrested again – this time after police say he exposed himself near a hospital.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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Myers Park statue returns to pedestal

Myers Park statue returns to pedestalThe bronze Hugh McManaway statue is back on its pedestal at Queens and Providence roads.
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  • 2 years, 5 months ago
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Zoning panel backs Dilworth Walgreens; key vote Nov. 12

Zoning panel backs Dilworth Walgreens; key vote Nov. 12The zoning committee of the Charlotte Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of a proposed Walgreens and office building at the corner of Kenilworth Avenue and East Morehead Street.
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  • 2 years, 5 months ago
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Myers Park chef wins gold in culinary ‘Olympics’

Myers Park chef wins gold in culinary ‘Olympics’You may never get to eat dinner at the exclusive Myers Park Country Club, but you have another reason to wish you could:
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
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Iconic Myers Park statue knocked down

Iconic Myers Park statue knocked downA hit-and-run driver knocked down an iconic Myers Park statue Thursday night, police say.
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  • 2 years, 8 months ago