Matthews police looking for missing teen
MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department is asking the public to help locate 15-year-old Vanessa Romero.
Vanessa was last seen Sept. 4 on Ablow Drive wearing a black tank top, long black knit sweater, grey spandex shorts and black Air Jordan shoes with silver and pink on them.
She could possibly be in the Union County area riding in a white 2013 Honda Accord (four-door) with a North Carolina registration plate number of: FJL-7670.
Call 704-847-5555 or 911 if you know her whereabouts.
Rabid raccoon found at Briar Trail Court
MATTHEWS – Matthews Animal Control removed an aggressive raccoon that tested positive for rabies on Sept. 3 at the 2700 block of Briar Trail Court.
There has been no reported human exposure, police said Sept. 5.
Police urged people to immediately contact the county health department (704-614-6512 or 704-589-3242) if they or pets recently came into contact with a raccoon in the Briar Trail Court area.
Garden retailer looks to hire 55 associates
CHARLOTTE – Pike Nurseries is seeking 55 seasonal associates across its Charlotte locations, including Ballantyne and Matthews.
Available positions include cashiers, delivery drivers, sales associates and operational assistance (tasks include watering plants and preparing Christmas trees).
Applicants of all experience levels – from seasoned sales professionals to hobby gardeners – are encouraged to visit www.pikenursery.com to apply.