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carolinajournal.com

Charlotte judge allegedly shoves delivery driver in parking lot altercation

Charlotte Superior Court Judge Kimberly Best was involved in an altercation that, according to a Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office incident report, resulted in Best pushing and shouting at a delivery driver. Best is currently running for Superior Court Judge in Charlotte after having been appointed to that position by...
CHARLOTTE, NC
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CMS students worry about impacts of teacher shortage

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — To be fully staffed, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools still needs just under 400 teachers before the school year starts. More than 2,100 teachers left the district last year, according to CMS human resources officials at a Tuesday night school board meeting. The district's hiring department said it...
CHARLOTTE, NC
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Mecklenburg Co. Detention Center Officer Arrested And Fired

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Mecklenburg County Detention Center officer was arrested and fired on Tuesday for smuggling contraband to an inmate. Authorities say Officer Goodwin Stuppard was arrested for providing a cellphone and smuggling tobacco products to a resident in the detention center. Stuppard’s employment with the Mecklenburg County...
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lakenormanpublications.com

Red Line talks are simmering again. What it means for Lake Norman transit

There is no imminent rumble of wheels on the railroad tracks through north Mecklenburg and south Iredell – in fact, in places, limbs and tall weeds are proof of the “O Line” rails’ long-term idleness. But there is a faint signal, a murmur, that the decades-old vision for a northern corridor of Charlotte-region passenger rail service has the possibility of revival.
CHARLOTTE, NC
corneliustoday.com

Cornelius home and property sales: Who bought what, where

These recent property transactions in Cornelius were recorded by the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds June 16-July 8. 6/16/22 $450,000 Jason McRee to Draya Arkless, 19122 Ruffner Drive. 6/16/22 $1,110,000 Larry & Judith Boppe to Frederick Freda, 18935 Peninsula Club Drive. 6/16/22 $718,000 South Creek Construction to Maureen & John...
CORNELIUS, NC
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Mecklenburg new corporations

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State. 5/16/22 “Pep” in you Step Trucking LLC, Joe Keith Martin, 10140 Meadow Crossing Ln., Cornelius. 5/16/22 Master Groundskeeping LLC, Yael Vences, #229 19701 Bethel Church Rd. Ste. 103, Cornelius. 5/16/22 MMM Real Estate LLC, Maceon McCracken, 9249 Washam...
CORNELIUS, NC
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North Carolina health officials consider changing how monkeypox vaccine is administered

Health officials in North Carolina are considering a change to how the monkeypox vaccine is administered, which could result in five times as many people being vaccinated. The vaccine, called JYNNEOS, is ordinarily injected into the fat layer underneath the skin in what is known as a subcutaneous injection. On Tuesday, federal health officials OK'd an alternate method where a fractional dose — one-fifth of a full dose — is injected between skin layers in what’s called an intradermal injection.
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Lawsuit filed over police-involved shooting in Concord

It’s only the latest in a long string of errors and miscalculations from Bradshaw and his companies that WBTV has been investigating since the beginning of the year. The Town of Huntersville is seeing the most growth out of any town in Mecklenburg County. Novant Health providing monkeypox treatments.
CONCORD, NC

How to get more free COVID-19 at-home tests

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In addition to a federal program that allows households to order up to 16 free at-home COVID-19 tests, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced a new program that allows eligible residents to order additional tests monthly. Project ACT. Through a partnership...
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qcitymetro.com

Bold. Beautiful. Boss. Elevating, celebrating and advocating for Black nonprofits

Throughout August, NGAAP is spotlighting Black founders and leaders of nonprofits serving Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Our monthlong Bold. Beautiful. Boss. series will feature leaders, their nonprofit organizations, and photographic portraits by Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. The series is part of a media partnership with QCity Metro in recognition of Black Philanthropy Month.
CHARLOTTE, NC