South Charlotte


Mecklenburg County

Flood risk: Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services is holding a drop-in open house at Central Piedmont Community College's Levine Campus, Building No. 1, Room 2218, 2800 Campus Ridge Road, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday to show revised floodplain maps and advise how to reduce flood risks. View maps and comment online beginning May 31 at Call 704-432-7246.

South Charlotte

Bus service: Beginning June 7, the Charlotte Area Transit System will start Route 94 - Matthews/Mint Hill Shuttle, serving the Lawyers Glen Assisted Living Center, Levine Senior Center and Blessed Assurance Adult Day Care. The service will operate between Matthews-Independence Pointe Park and Ride and Mint Hill, 9 -11:45 a.m. and 1:30-4:20 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. There will be stops at the Mint Hill Festival Shopping Center at Lawyers Road and N.C. 51, and the shopping center on Windsor Square Drive to allow connections. Visit and click on "Route Changes" or call 704-336-7433.

Mint Hill

June Tunes: Bring your blankets and chairs to the lawn of Mint Hill Town Hall, 7151 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, for June Tunes, the town's monthlong outdoor concert series that kicks off June 4 with the Charlotte Jazz Orchestra. The schedule includes additional concerts June 11 with Reflections Big Band; June 18 with Mr. B Variety Band; June 25 with Stirling Bridge; and a patriotic concert July 3 with the Queen City Brass Band. Concerts are free and begin at 7:30 p.m. Contact Mint Hill Town Hall, 704-545-9726.


Special Olympics: From 6-8 p.m. June 3, the Matthews Police Department, 1201 Crews Road, will hold a spaghetti dinner and raffle to benefit Special Olympics of North Carolina. Cost is $5 per plate, with raffle tickets available for $1 each. Special Olympic T-shirts and hats also will be on sale. Organizers ask that you order by June 1 so they will know how many to plan for. Tickets also will be available at the door. Call 704-847-4069.