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Sharing the ‘LOVE’

Sharing the ‘LOVE’

Volunteers still needed for LOVE Week service projects Dozens of volunteers gathered at the Matthews HELP Center last week to rake leaves, paint and more. And at Habitat for Humanity… Read more »

Matthews commissioners to meet in Ocean Isle

Matthews commissioners to meet in Ocean Isle

Majority of commissioners: Annual planning retreat more productive when out of town by Kara Lopp For the second year in a row, Matthews commissioners will host their annual planning retreat… Read more »

Crime dips slightly in public schools

Crime dips slightly in public schools

Matthews, Mint Hill schools have lower crime rate than district average by Morgan Smith Crime at Matthews and Mint Hill’s public schools decreased slightly last year, especially at Independence High… Read more »

Run for your ‘Rear’

Run for your ‘Rear’

Matthews resident organizes annual 5K to fight colon cancer by Josh Whitener For the third year in a row, thousands of people throughout the region are joining together to fight… Read more »

The Crime Scene for February 17

The Crime Scene for February 17

Feb. 7 to 13 Matthews Charges/citations Feb. 13: Ronnie Melton Jr., 41, of 501 Sadie Drive. Assault on a female, assault by pointing gun, communicating threats. Feb. 13: Troy Haywood,… Read more »

Matthews buys more park land

Matthews buys more park land

Town commissioners in Matthews added .82 acres of land to a future town park off Rice Road this week. Commissioners voted Monday, Feb. 13 to buy the property at 2432… Read more »

Update: Public hearing Feb. 23 for final piece of dental complex

Update: Public hearing Feb. 23 for final piece of dental complex

The owners of 2.1 acres off Matthews-Mint Hill Road are in negotiations to bring a periodontist and an endodontist to Mint Hill. Town commissioners and planning board members were scheduled… Read more »

Matthews Library honors volunteers

Matthews Library honors volunteers

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s Matthews Branch hosted its second annual Winter Celebration to honor volunteers on Sunday, Feb. 12. Two of those volunteers, Feiwen Walker and Peggy Dixon, received the Ed… Read more »

Home Depot to mark Black History Month

Home Depot to mark Black History Month

Matthews’ Home Depot will host a celebration of Black History Month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 with help from local residents and other Home Depot stores… Read more »

Can you volunteer with Carolina Raptor Center?

Can you volunteer with Carolina Raptor Center?

In response to “Free to fly” in the Feb. 3 to 9 issue. Thank you very much for writing the article about the Carolina Raptor Center. The staff at the… Read more »

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