The tour was part of the council's annual budget retreat and Wednesday it focused on district six in the South Park area, district seven in the Ballantyne area and the district around Steele Creek.
01/28/2015 10:00 PM
The widow of a fallen Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer says she was banned from having involvement in the park named in her late husband's honor. Jennifer Shelton says the City of Locust won't allow her to give input or make suggestions when it comes to the Officer Jeff Shelton Memorial Park.
01/28/2015 05:39 PM
Ann Clark was named superintendent on Tuesday and is scheduled to give a "State of our Schools" address on Thursday. 01/28/2015 09:03 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said alcohol is the most commonly abused drug among youth in the United States. The same report found 10 percent of eighth graders said they've had a drink in the past month. 01/28/2015 05:16 PM
It has been 54 years since they were arrested for ordering food from a "whites-only" lunch counter. The men were convicted of trespassing and breach of peace and chose to serve hard labor for 30 days rather than allow a civil rights group to post their bail. 01/28/2015 11:24 AM
Starting on July 1, moped owners will have to register their vehicles and get a license plate from the DMV. That will run you $18. However, state lawmakers are calling for further regulation. 01/28/2015 06:16 PM
2015 North American International Auto Show
Our Ed Keiner shares some of his favorite highlights from this year's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
01/23/2015 03:48 PM
A Clemmons botanist and her son have been harvesting local herbs and transforming them into teas. But their real work, they say is teaching others the benefits of harvesting their own. 01/28/2015 02:27 PM
Seven crew members, including U.S. Navy Capt. Michael John Smith of Beaufort, died in the accident. 01/28/2015 02:04 PM
Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly. 01/28/2015 03:04 PM
North Carolina's NAACP leader has challenged new rules about public assembly in the state Legislative Building as part of protests targeting policies by the GOP-led Legislature. 01/28/2015 01:38 PM
Gov. McCrory chairs the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition consisting of coastal state governors favoring offshore energy development. The governor said in a statement that responsible development of gas and oil off the coast will create thousands of jobs and generate billions in tax revenue. 01/28/2015 10:26 AM