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Davidson gets $3M in county ARPA funding

Jan. 30. The Town of Davidson announced  the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners approved funding for two  town projects with money allocated from the American Rescue Plan Act. Across the county, 75 projected were funded, The funding for Davidson is $1 million to support the revised Comprehensive Housing Affordability Program and $2 million to support […]

The best protection in a radiation emergency is always to get inside, stay inside, and stay tuned for more information from officials. Photo | CDC contamination

Benefits, risks of potassium iodide in a nuclear emergency; where to find pills

Jan. 19. By TL Bernthal. Mecklenburg County sits between two Duke Energy nuclear power plants, McGuire and Catawba. Residents and businesses within 10 miles of either one should be prepared to protect themselves and evacuate or shelter-in-place should a nuclear release occur. A silent siren test Thursday, Jan. 19, for McGuire Nuclear Station was inadvertently audible […]

You’re invited to share thoughts on county spending plan

Jan. 18. Share your priorities with Mecklenburg County leaders as they begin plan a budget for next year. A community workshop is scheduled for 6:30  pm Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the North Mecklenburg Regional Recreation Center,  18121 Old Statesville Rd., Cornelius. Learn more about Mecklenburg County programs and how your tax dollars pay for them […]

The state will stock more than 60,000 brook, brown and rainbow trout, all 10 inches or longer.

Anglers, get ready for some trout fishing

Nov. 29.  The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is providing seasonal angling opportunities by stocking surplus trout in 40 small impoundments, including two in Mecklenburg, between Nov. 30 and Dec. 22. Staff will stock more than 60,000 brook, brown and rainbow trout, all 10 inches or longer. Anglers can harvest up to seven trout per day […]

National opioid settlement community meeting set for Oct. 27

Oct. 13. Mecklenburg County will receive more than $32 million over the next 18 years to find solutions to the opioid epidemic. On Thursday, Oct. 27, leaders will ask the community for input on how to spend the incoming funds. The funds are a part of the National Opioid Settlement, a historic $26 billion agreement […]