Close Small time frame for Raleigh to stop Meck. tax hike State Senate efforts to scuttle a .25 percent penny tax increase for Mecklenburg County taxpayers don't have much time. WCNC 10:58 AM. EDT July 22, 2014 JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS What you need to know about the flu Fort Mill schools cracking down on out-of-state license plates Homecoming queen gives crown to classmate Donations for Puerto Rico stuck in Charlotte String of robberies in South End community Former FBI leader offers insight into Las Vegas shooting Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas FedEx brings hundreds of jobs to Cabarrus County Former teachers, coaches tell Md. woman to keep fighting after Las Vegas shooting Active shooter training in the wake of attack More Stories Gun found in student's backpack at MLK Middle School Oct 19, 2017, 5:12 p.m. 1 treated for smoke inhalation after CMS bus catches… Oct 19, 2017, 4:20 p.m. SBI investigating deadly officer-involved shooting… Oct 19, 2017, 6:23 p.m.