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Members of the Mecklenburg Union Metropolitan Planning Organization will focus on the region's road projects at an open meeting Monday in Indian Trail, 4-7p.m. at town hall,

100 Navajo Trail.

A plan for a controversial piece of Matthews Four Mile Creek Greenway needs to be reworked to avoid the threat of floods, according to the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department.

Stallings residents spoke loudly this week: Don't widen Stallings Road.

“I like being under pressure,” said Tyler Dunn of Stallings.

The words said Tuesday, Aug. 25, were the same ones uttered on Aug. 25 in 1949. And on every 25th of every month in between. In bed at night, in the hospital, in Mexico on vacation. Christmas, 60 times.

Below is a list of home sales in your region of Mecklenburg County recorded Aug. 3-10. Information is provided by Lead Source Marketing, www.leadsourcecarolinas.net. Newly constructed homes are marked “new.”

People move to Charlotte for a host of reasons, and I recently heard one that was new to me.

Charlotte Christian School will hold five open houses for parents and prospective students. Junior kindergarten and kindergarten open houses are 9:30 a.m. Oct. 8 and 28, 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Parents of children entering grades 1-5 are invited to a 9:30 a.m. open house Nov. 4. A 3 p.m. open house Nov. 14 is for parents of children in all grades.

The new school year brings fresh school supplies, clothes and backpacks. Many Fort Mill kids also have bragging rights to a brand new school. Pleasant Knoll Elementary is one of two new elementary schools to open its doors Aug. 19.

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