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Indian Trail NC Neighborhoods: Brookhaven - 10/29/08 08:55 AM
Want to be able to walk your children to their elementary school? If so, consider Brookhaven, one of Indian Trail's newest neighborhoods. Brookhaven is next door to Antioch Elementary School and extends from Antioch Church Road to Chestnut Lane in Union County. This convenient location is between Matthews and Providence Road near the Mecklenburg County-Union County line. Shopping is available nearby at Plantation Marketplace where the Siskey YMCA is located or at the Promenade at Providence Road and I-485. I-485 provides easy access to other parts of South Charlotte and the airport.
Callonwood in Stallings NC is the perfect neighborhood for someone who wants a quiet setting with neighborhood amenities and a convenient location just inside Union County but adjacent to the Town of Matthews. Community shopping, including grocery stores, pharmacies, and restaurants are just minutes away. The Siskey YMCA with health and sports programs for every age level is also nearby. A short drive will take you into quaint downtown Matthews NC with its parks, festivals, farmers market, library, restaurants and other shops. Interstate 485, soon to have an interchange within a mile, provides convenient access (0 comments)
Lake Park NC: Union County's Most Walkable Town - 10/21/08 06:02 PM
Want to live in a small town where you can walk to the coffee shop, a park, a community center, your church? If so, you must consider the Village of Lake Park NC. The Village of Lake Park was designed by its developers in the mid-1990s to create a small town atmosphere where individuals and families in every life stage could find a place to live and the community organizations and amenities that enhance a small town lifestyle. In the process, the Lake Park designers created Union County's most walkable town. Some Things to Know about Lake Park NC Lake Park (0 comments)
I Voted Today, Union County NC. So Can You! - 10/16/08 01:42 PM
I voted today. Union County NC residents, you can vote too! North Carolina allows early voting for everyone. The State Board of Elections calls it No Excuse Absentee voting. Early voting started today and I was voter number 48 this afternoon at my polling place. It was easy and it was fast.
What do you need to know about early voting in Union County? Early voting takes place between October 16th and November 1st. Union County has designated five polling places for early voting: Hemby Bridge Volunteer Fire Department, Stallings Volunteer Fire Department, Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department, the Union (0 comments)
Downtown Matthews NC Walkable Neighborhoods - 10/15/08 10:59 AM
Walkable neighborhoods. Matthews NC comes to mind when I am asked to name a small town near Charlotte NC that has neighborhoods within walking distance of the downtown area. I define a walkable neighborhood as one that is within one mile of town or community amenities and that has sidewalks or trails that provide a way to reach those destinations. Matthews has a number of community destinations within its downtown area and several walkable neighborhoods near downtown.
What are some downtown Matthews NC amenities? Town hall, library and post office Matthews Community Center offering classes and community theater Matthews Farmers (0 comments)
Autumn Treasures Fine Arts/Crafts Festival Stroll the streets of downtown Waxhaw NC during the second weekend in October. Here are some things that you can do and see.
Browse the arts and crafts booths.
Shop for antiques.
Listen to music.
See Waxhaw's fire engines.
Museum of the Waxhaws The Museum of the Waxhaws is located just a half mile from downtown Waxhaw NC. This museum documents the history of the Waxhaw region from 1650 to 1900. Exhibits (0 comments)
Downtown Mint Hill NC Walkable Neighborhoods: Brighton Park - 10/10/08 03:20 PM
Do you want to live in a neighborhood where you can walk to restaurants and the grocery store? If so, take a look at Brighton Park, one of downtown Mint Hill NC's most walkable neighborhoods. Brighton Park wraps around a community shopping center that includes a grocery store, several restaurants, and other convenient shops. Mint Hill Town Hall and a bank are nearby at the intersection of Lawyers Road and Highway 51. Brighton Park has the feel of a traditional neighborhood where streets are arranged on a grid and homes with front porches on narrow deep lots allow neighbors to (2 comments)
Works of Art in Downtown Matthews NC - 10/04/08 03:29 PM
Downtown Matthews NC is a great place to find artwork in the month of September. The 23rd annual Artfest of Matthews occupied the Village Green in downtown Matthews last weekend. The Artfest is a juried art show that showcases the finest artists from the southeast. The Artfest also has a YouthArt Scholarship Competition for rising seniors from area schools and a children's area for creativity during the event.
Let me paint a picture of the scene at the Matthews Village Green last weekend. People strolled down Matthews Station Drive toward the Village Green and the Matthews Town Hall in the (0 comments)
Brandon Oaks, a master planned community of 18 distinct neighborhoods, is Indian Trail North Carolina's largest neighborhood. Construction began in Brandon Oaks in the mid-1990s and continues today with three builders in six neighborhoods. When complete in a few years, Brandon Oaks will have over one thousand homes. A central landscaped parkway runs through the community providing access to the various neighborhoods and the community amenities. A variety of community shopping facilities is under construction nearby including a Harris Teeter grocery store within walking distance of the neighborhood.
Amenities Brandon Oaks includes two swim and tennis facilities. The (0 comments)
Matthews NC and Mint Hill NC Schools: New Tool for Schools Comparison - 10/01/08 12:39 PM
Public schools in Matthews NC and Mint Hill NC are part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System (CMS), one of the largest systems in the country. CMS just unveiled its Data Dashboard, an online database that puts information about the system and each of its schools into a central web site.
The Data Dashboard is the place to start if you want to learn about Matthews and Mint Hill schools and compare them with other schools in the CMS system. The information presented includes not only test scores but also results of student and family surveys as well as service goals, (0 comments)
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