How to Find a Good Abode in Apartments for Rent in Charlotte

Once you get sure of the rent and how do you have to pay it, the rest of the knowledge about your new home comes one by one. Rent can be negotiated and the chances of that remain higher on your grasp of the rents’ knowledge in the area. Before you settle for a specific amount of rate of your apartment, get sure of how apartments for rent in charlotte nc are rented. Continue reading “How to Find a Good Abode in Apartments for Rent in Charlotte”

NC hoop star Wendell Moore shows talent at elite showcase in York County Saturday | Charlotte Observer

Day 1 of the Phenom Hoops Queen City Challenge drew nearly 2,000 fans to York County Saturday to watch 110 travel showcase boys basketball teams.

The tournament featured some of North Carolina’s top showcase travel teams, including N.C. shoe-sponsored teams from Team Charlotte (Under Amour), Team United (Nike) and Team Loaded (adidas).

Help us deliver journalism that makes a difference in our community. Continue reading “NC hoop star Wendell Moore shows talent at elite showcase in York County Saturday | Charlotte Observer”

Concern For Safety Of Missing Charlotte Teen: CMPD

CHARLOTTE, NC — Charlotte police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen 17-year-old Charlotte teen and say her family is concerned for her safety and wellbeing.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, Kyah Monroe was reported missing by her family April 2 after she left her home in the 7500 block of Grandview Ridge Drive in east Charlotte for an unknown destination.

“Kyah Monroe’s family is concerned with her safety and wellbeing,” CMPD said in a statement. Continue reading “Concern For Safety Of Missing Charlotte Teen: CMPD”

Why Charlotte and Raleigh Work for Black Residents

(Bloomberg View) — Racial disparities are always going to crop up as an important issue when considering the economic health of an American city. Whether it’s a world-class metropolis like Chicago, a successful midsize city like Minneapolis or Pittsburgh, or a struggling Rust Belt town like Cleveland or Milwaukee, stories about wages and investment and development and business conditions are almost always tempered by a reminder that African-American residents fail to share equally in whatever prosperity the region generates. Neighborhood segregation is rife, with black residents often forced to endure poor or nonexistent social services, unhealthy environmental conditions, deteriorating infrastructure and high crime rates. Continue reading “Why Charlotte and Raleigh Work for Black Residents”

Report: Former NC State QB Jalan McClendon Baylor-bound as graduate transfer

When Ryan Finley announced he would put off the NFL Draft in order to spend his senior season at NC State, Jalan McClendon announced he would not spend his own senior year backing up Finley.

Now we reportedly know where McClendon will spend his final season.

According to Yahoo‘s Pete Thamel, McClendon will pursue a graduate transfer to Baylor.

Source: Former NC State QB Jalen McClendon is transferring to Baylor. He’s expected to be immediately eligible. Continue reading “Report: Former NC State QB Jalan McClendon Baylor-bound as graduate transfer”

Mark Spain Real Estate Opens Buford Office to Strengthen Metro Atlanta Presence

Buford, GA —Mark Spain Real Estate’s fourth metro Atlanta location opened this week at 2050 Buford Hwy. NE, near downtown Buford.

This is the fifth location in Georgia for Mark Spain Real Estate and its seventh office in the southeast, having recently opened locations in Charlotte and Raleigh, NC.

According to Director of Sales Lisa Combs, the opening of the Buford office has her team of 15 agents—who also live in the Buford or surrounding region of Gwinnett County—eager to be closer to the clients they are serving. Continue reading “Mark Spain Real Estate Opens Buford Office to Strengthen Metro Atlanta Presence”

Ben Carson accused of excessive office redecorating

A former HUD employee said she was demoted after refusing to spend taxpayer money on redecorating Secretary Ben Carson’s office and buying a security system for Carson’s home. (Source: CNN/Pool)

(CNN) – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is under fire from a whistleblower.

Helen Foster, a former HUD chief administrative officer, sent a sworn complaint to independent investigators. Continue reading “Ben Carson accused of excessive office redecorating”

NC lawmaker drafting bill to raise age requirement to buy rifle

Rifles on display at a gun store (Photo: Ashley Buttle / CC BY 2.0)

CHARLOTTE, NC (WSOC) — A lawmaker from Charlotte said he no longer wants teenagers to be able to walk into a gun shop and be able to purchase a rifle.

Rep. Rodney Moore told Channel 9 he is drafting a bill that would require the purchaser of a rifle to be at least 21 years old. Currently, in North Carolina, a person only has to be 18 years old to buy a rifle.

The purchase age for a handgun is already 21. Continue reading “NC lawmaker drafting bill to raise age requirement to buy rifle”

Opinion roundup: Elections canceled, poison-pill class-size fix, throwing money at GenX

Voters cast ballots in the North Carolina. (Photo by Jamie Munden)

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 — A poison-pill to fix class-size crisis, judges cancel N.C. elections, GenX bill isn’t a sure bet, the nation’s top housing officials visits N.C. 16 months after Hurricane Matthew, is anyone winning the fight against flu? … and more.

TRAVIS FAIN: 4th Circuit re-cancels 2018 judicial primaries (WRAL-TV analysis) — North Carolina’s judicial primaries are all off again after judges at the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals stayed the decision of a lower court. Continue reading “Opinion roundup: Elections canceled, poison-pill class-size fix, throwing money at GenX”

7-Story CubeSmart Self-Storage Facility Planned for Uptown Charlotte, NC

East 7th St LLC, a company affiliated with real estate developer Proffitt Dixon Partners, intends to build a seven-story self-storage facility in the Uptown area of Charlotte, N.C. The climate-controlled structure will be built on a 1-acre site at 969 E. 7th St., and comprise 90,725 net rentable square feet in more than 1,080 units. The project will also include about 2,150 square feet of commercial space. Expected to open in early 2019, the facility will be managed by CubeSmart, a self-storage real estate investment trust and third-party management firm.

The developer acquired the land in December from Trinity Episcopal School for about $2.5 million, according to the source. Continue reading “7-Story CubeSmart Self-Storage Facility Planned for Uptown Charlotte, NC”

NC school employee accused of exchanging explicit videos with teen girl

Henry Dillard (Mecklenburg County Jail)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – A Charlotte-Mecklenburg School employee was arrested Friday and accused of sex offenses with a teenage girl.

Henry Dillard, 50, was charged with first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and felony disseminating obscenity.

According to the police report, the investigation began when CMS police received an email about the accusations involving Dillard and a teenage girl. The report states the alleged incidents occurred between June 2017 and January. Continue reading “NC school employee accused of exchanging explicit videos with teen girl”