Posted on 16 August 2013.
Posted on 15 August 2013.
Davidson Police responded to several traffic accidents over the past week, as well the reported theft over more than $10,000 in jewelry in a break-in at a River Run home. Read on for details on these and other incidents and a summary of this week’s traffic enforcement.
Posted on 18 July 2013.
By ANDREW WILKINS
MOORESVILLE – Residents from south Iredell and north Mecklenburg counties turned out for a public hearing Wednesday on the N.C. DOT’s proposed I-77 widening project, including High Occupancy Toll lanes. And what a hearing it was: DOT officials got an earful from hostile toll-lane opponents who called the project “criminal,” said it would endanger citizens in the event of a nuclear meltdown at McGuire Nuclear Station and would cost too much money. Opponents said they want the state to widen the highway without toll lanes. Read the full story
Posted on 12 July 2013.
The N.C. Department of Transportation and federal highway officials are planning another round of public meetings on the proposed widening of I-77 from Exit 11 in Charlotte to Exit 36 in Mooresville, a plan that incorporates high occupancy toll lanes, or HOT lanes. The meetings are Wednesday in Mooresville and Thursday in Charlotte. Read the full story
Posted on 04 June 2013.
Last Tuesday’s house fire on Grey Road that claimed a woman’s life and a blaze that destroyed a car on I-77 in Davidson were among 10 calls for Davidson firefighters over the past week. The department also responded to two reported gas leaks. Read on for those and other incidents, as well as a summary of this week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted on 23 May 2013.
State Rep. Robert Brawley (R-Mooresville) resigned as chair of the House Finance Committee Wednesday saying he disagrees with decisions of the Republican-led legislature and accusing House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Cornelius) of mistreating him. The dispute with Tillis stems in part from disagreement over Brawley’s bill to ease restrictions on the locally-owned MI-Connection cable system.
Brawley and Tillis also have bumped heads over the issue of highway tolls. On May 5, he came out publicly against the N.C. DOT’s plan to widen I-77 north of Charlotte using high occupancy toll lanes, or HOT lanes. Tillis supports the idea. Read the full story
Posted on 22 May 2013.
The Mecklenburg Union Metropolitan Planning Organization voted unanimously Wednesday night to add the N.C. DOT’s proposed I-77 widening project to the region’s long-range transportation plan and priority list. The vote was uneventful, but the meeting wasn’t, as toll opponents packed a meeting room in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center continuing their fight against the widening project. Read the full story
Posted on 07 May 2013.
The Lake Norman Regional Transportation Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 6:30pm at the Cornelius Town Hall, with a focus on transportation planning in the NC 73 corridor through the region. Read the full story
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