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The train vs. the lane

Editor,Faced with choice between a light rail system serving north Mecklenburg or none, you’d probably climb aboard, right? And if I asked you for a donation to help build it? I’m guessing your response would be somewhere between “let me get back to you” and “bless your heart.”But rail lines cost… read more about The train vs. the lane

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Just widen it already!

Editor’s note: Kurt Naas delivered these remarks in longer form to the Cornelius Board of Commissioners on Monday, Feb. 21.Editor,I have the misfortune of commuting to downtown via Interstate 77, where sometimes it takes 20 minutes to travel from exit 28 to exit 25. If I do my arithmetic right,… read more about Just widen it already!

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Visit Lake Norman – They are doing a stellar job, why the need for a task force?

Editor, When I think about travel and tourism, I recollect some of the classes I took during my first degree at UNC Greensboro. Government does a great job of monitoring and administering the parks and recreation departments throughout our great country. As for special programs, events, sports… read more about Visit Lake Norman – They are doing a stellar job, why the need for a task force?

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Grandma’s many names

by Carol FlemingI became a grandmother for the second time two months ago. Being a grandparent is one of the most special titles and honors a parent can have. There is nothing quite like holding and cuddling and loving on your baby’s baby! As I gaze down on my grandsons I remember each and every… read more about Grandma’s many names