Police, prosecutors and elected officials spoke with Charlotte residents on Saturday about ways to encourage better interaction with the public and law enforcement in light of recent incidents resulting in the deaths of black men at the hands of officers.
The number of events going down today is crazy. Pet owners, definitely start your day at Pet Palooza. Everyone else start at the Healthy Home Market Health Fair. Then head to the Louisiana Spring Fest for the crawfish boil, the 420 fest, an art gala and more.
“Walkability” and “mixed use” are hot buzzwords right now in development, as urban planners look to cut down on sprawl, long commutes and the big roadways that dominate much of suburbia. But in a city like Charlotte that loves its cars, is overcoming “Big Asphalt” – the term some urban planners are using for the sprawl mindset – a realistic goal?
Gov. Pat McCrory wants voters to decide this fall on $3 billion in bonds to finance road projects and state facilities, including $383.7 million in and around Charlotte. A new $60 million science building is on the list for UNC Charlotte.
Senior center has re-opened his college basketball recruitment after he was given a release from his scholarship by the Charlotte 49ers and new coach Mark Price. Izundu expects to make his college choice next month, a week before he graduates