This site on Rea Road near Interstate 485, home to a shuttered Applebee's, highlights a debate about whether suburban development should always be built around cars. There's a controversy over whether to allow a hotel to be built there and whether the area will ever become pedestrian friendly.
Davie HinshawThe Charlotte Observer
Rea Road Hotel site controversy
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New use for an old Kmart
Two arrested in connection with missing Charlotte Uber driver
International Biscuit Festival
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Exceptional children having exceptional fun at Charlotte prom
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Charlotte Uber driver Marlo Johnis Medina-Chevez went missing the night of May 20, 2017. Diontray Divan Adams, 24, and James Aaron Stevens, 20, were arrested in Maryland on May 23 in connection with the case. Adams has been charged with financial credit card fraud and outstanding Maryland warrants, and Stevens has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle.
Fun was had by all on the dance floor at the annual CMS Exceptional Children Prom held at Butler High School The event is for CMS high school students who have disabilities. About 300 students from 19 high schools attended. Students enjoyed food and dancing with music from a live DJ.