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Stallings NC Lifestyle--Photo Tour of Stallings Fest - 09/29/10 01:53 PM
Stallings NC Lifestyle—Photo Tour of Stallings Fest Ninety degree weather didn’t stop hundreds of Stallings NC residents from enjoying the town’s first ever fall festival last Saturday. Stallings Fest took place at the Stallings Municipal Park, located across from Stallings Town Hall.
Enjoy these photos of the day’s activities. Sidewalks in the park were lined with local vendors. Festival goers could find shady spots in the park to relax.
A hula hoop contest was one of the activities for children.
Several bands provided music throughout the (0 comments)
Union County NC Schools--Sardis Elementary - 09/27/10 01:25 PM
Union County NC Schools—Sardis Elementary School Sardis Elementary4416 Sardis Church RoadMonroe NC 28110704-882-4303 School Mascot: Chip the BearSchool Colors: Maroon and Teal Sardis Elementary has approximately 580 students from pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade. It operates on a traditional school calendar. Approximately 70 faculty serve the school. Parental involvement and high student behavioral expectations are part of the Sardis Elementary experience. A Site-Based Management Team composed of grade level representatives and elected parents meets once a month to discuss school concerns and disseminate information. Sardis Elementary was named a School of Distinction with High Growth in the 2009-2010 school year. 81.1% of (0 comments)
Matthews Community Center in Historic Downtown Matthews NC - 09/25/10 09:03 AM
Matthews Community Center in Historic Downtown Matthews NC Are you old enough to remember a school room with creaking wood floors and big dusty blackboards? How about tall windows reaching to the ceiling? Wooden stairs carrying students from floor to floor? If you can picture your school days in a building like this, you’ll want to step back in time at the Matthews Community Center in historic downtown Matthews NC. Built in 1907, the Matthews Community Center was the second public school in Matthews. It replaced a three-room school that quickly became too small for the rapidly growing town. The (0 comments)
Union County NC Schools--Poplin Elementary - 09/23/10 01:23 PM
Union County NC Schools—Poplin Elementary School Poplin Elementary5627 Poplin RoadIndian Trail, NC 28079704-296-0320 School Mascot: PatriotsSchool Colors: Green and Gold Poplin Elementary is one of Union County’s newest elementary schools. Located off Poplin Road, it serves Lake Park NC, Bonterra and nearby neighborhoods. Poplin Elementary feeds into Porter Ridge Middle and High Schools. Porter Ridge High School serves areas in northern Union County between Highway 74 and Lawyers Road between the Union-Mecklenburg County line to areas south of Unionville-Indian Trail Road. These areas include portions of Stallings NC and Indian Trail NC. Poplin Elementary School Report Card Student performance at Poplin (0 comments)
Fieldstone Farm in Indian Trail NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 09/22/10 11:03 AM
Fieldstone Farm in Indian Trail NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update to the 2010 real estate market in Fieldstone Farm. Fieldstone Farm is a new neighborhood under construction in the northern part of Indian Trail NC. Located at the intersection of Rocky River Road and Poplin Road, the neighborhood feels like it’s in the country but an interchange with I-485 and Lawyers Road is just a few miles away. The assigned public schools are a short drive from the neighborhood as well. Construction began in Fieldstone Farm in 2007 with approximately 100 homes completed. The neighborhood (0 comments)
Fun Things to Do in Charlotte NC--The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art - 09/21/10 10:31 AM
Fun Things to Do in Charlotte NC—The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art Where is the most famous bird in Charlotte NC? Is it in towering willow oaks along Queens Road? How about in one of Mecklenburg County’s nature preserves? Is it flying over Lake Norman? No. You won’t find Charlotte’s best known bird in any of those places. Charlotte’s favorite bird is perched on the streets in uptown Charlotte. It’s the “Firebird”, an 18’ tall sculpture in front of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. The “Firebird” is perched on an arch and covered by thousands of mirrored glass tiles. It’s (1 comments)
Fall Festival Fun in Union County NC Area Towns - 09/20/10 02:07 PM
Fall Festival Fun in Union County NC Area Towns In the Carolinas, the first day of fall may not feel like fall. In fact, the weather may be downright hot. Could be 90 degrees! No matter the temperature, fall is the time in the small towns around Union County NC for fall festivals. A time for carnival rides, arts and crafts, music and just meeting your friends and neighbors along downtown streets and in the small municipal parks. The kick-off to the fall festival season is the Matthews Alive festival over Labor Day weekend. See a photo tour of Matthews Alive (0 comments)
Somersby in Matthews NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 09/19/10 01:10 PM
Somersby in Matthews NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update to the 2010 real estate market in Somersby. Looking for a small Matthews NC neighborhood that is off the beaten path? Consider Somersby. Tucked among the trees off Elizabeth Lane, Somersby is a small neighborhood built in the 1980s. Colonial-styled two-stories and ranches range in size from approximately 1400 square feet to approximately 2400 square feet. Highly-regarded Elizabeth Lane Elementary is within walking distance of Somersby. The neighborhood offers convenient access to SouthPark and uptown Charlotte via Alexander and Sardis Roads. Historic downtown Matthews with its library, (0 comments)
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--15826 Lawyers Road is Reduced! - 09/18/10 04:14 PM
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--15826 Lawyers Road is Reduced! If you don't like yard work and you don't want to live in a neighborhood with an HOA, 15826 Lawyers Road may be the home for you. This affordable ranch on a heavily wooded lot has been reduced to $130,000. Conveniently located within a mile of two golf courses and an interchange with I-485, 15826 Lawyers Road has cathedral and tray ceilings, new tile flooring and a split bedroom floorplan. Click here for more information about 15826 Lawyers Road in Stallings NC. Copyright 2010. Carol Fox. Allen Tate Realtors. *Stallings NC Homes for (1 comments)
Hunter Oaks in Marvin NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 09/17/10 01:09 PM
Hunter Oaks in Marvin NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update to the 2010 real estate market in Hunter Oaks. A short drive down Rea Road into Union County brings you to Hunter Oaks. This large neighborhood with entrances on both sides of Rea Road is sandwiched between Marvin NC and Weddington NC in unincorporated Union County NC. The neighborhood is organized into several villages of different price points. Community amenities include two swimming pools, tennis courts and walking trails. Hunter Oaks homes were built from the mid-1990s until 2005. Although some of the homes are in (0 comments)
Revaluation--Will Your Charlotte Area Property Taxes Go Up or Down? - 09/16/10 11:59 AM
Revaluation—Will Your Charlotte Area Property Taxes Go Up or Down? Property taxes. Going up or going down? Anyone who owns real estate in the Charlotte area or who is considering a Charlotte NC relocation should be interested in the revaluation process. Why? North Carolina requires counties to reappraise all real estate at least once every eight years to determine the current market value. Mecklenburg County is in the process of completing the revaluation process for the first time since 2003. Notices of the new assessed values will go out in January 2011. Union County just announced that it will reappraise all (0 comments)
Is Your Union County NC Home the Shiniest Apple in the Bowl? - 09/15/10 11:35 AM
Is Your Union County NC Home the Shiniest Apple in the Bowl? Did you see that centerpiece of fruit at the buffet table? Beautiful pears, strawberries and apples made you pause and look but one piece of fruit made your mouth water. Instinctively, you reached for it. Why? Because it was the shiniest apple in the bowl. The buffet table can teach a valuable lesson about selling your Union County NC home in a buyer’s market. It must be so mouthwatering that buyers instinctively reach for it. It must be the shiniest apple in the bowl. What does that mean? Being (1 comments)
Somerset in Marvin NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 09/14/10 02:24 PM
Somerset in Marvin NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update to the 2011 and 2010 real estate market in Somerset. Somerset is a jewel, an affordable neighborhood set among luxury home communities along the border between Marvin NC and South Charlotte. The Somerset lifestyle offers the best of all worlds with lower Union County NC taxes and easy accessibility to the amenities and shopping centers along I-485. Somerset is located in unincorporated Union County between Marvin and Weddington with a Waxhaw mailing address. Pretty stone and iron gates welcome you to Somerset. The entrance is a long wooded (0 comments)
Wynchase in Matthews NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 09/13/10 03:43 PM
Wynchase in Matthews NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update to the 2011 real estate market in Wynchase. Consider Wynchase if you are looking for a small quiet Matthews NC neighborhood with convenient access to shopping and restaurants. Wynchase is located off Sam Newell Road near the Windsor Square shopping center. A variety of restaurants, a movie theater and numerous big box retailers are located in this shopping center and along Independence Boulevard in Matthews. A short trip down Sam Newell Road will bring you into historic downtown Matthews NC with its library, farmers market and community (0 comments)
Myers Meadows in Monroe NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 09/09/10 04:51 PM
Myers Meadows in Monroe NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Myers Meadows is a classic Union County NC neighborhood. The lots are generous and the homes are full brick. It’s a great neighborhood to find a brick ranch on a level lot. Located on both sides on Myers Road in Monroe NC, Myers Meadows has two sections. One was built in the early to late 1990s. The other side has newer homes built after 2000. Homes range in size from approximately 1300 square feet to over 2000 square feet. Pricing ranges from the $130,000s to over $200,000. The large lots and (1 comments)
Matthews Alive Festival in Downtown Matthews NC - 09/07/10 11:12 AM
Matthews Alive Festival in Downtown Matthews NC Enjoy these photos from the 2010 Matthews Alive Festival. There is something for everyone at one of the southeast's largest Labor Day festivals in downtown Matthews NC. South Trade Street is closed for the festival.
Don't miss the Midway and the carnival rides.
All you can eat carnival food!
Over 160 arts and crafts vendors line the walkways around the community center.
Take in the Classic Automobile Show in front of the Matthews Town Hall.
Enjoy live music in Stumptown Park all weekend long.
See you next year (2 comments)
Mint Hill NC Homes for Sale--6515 Danbrooke Park Drive is Reduced! - 09/03/10 03:41 PM
Mint Hill NC Homes for Sale--6515 Danbrooke Park Drive is Reduced! Are you looking for a ranch-style home? How about one that's been updated with new kitchen cabinetry and countertops, floorcoverings, windows, interior doors? Would you like the finest in outdoor living and entertaining on a covered front porch and a 30' deck overlooking a private wooded backyard? Take a look at this gorgeous Mint Hill NC home for sale at 6515 Danbrooke Park Drive. It's been reduced to $169,500. Learn more and see a virtual tour of 6515 Danbrooke Park Drive here. Want to know more about real estate and (2 comments)
Fun Things to Do in Charlotte NC--The Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture - 09/02/10 12:20 PM
Fun Things to Do in Charlotte NC—The Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture The Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture will celebrate its first birthday in October 2010. My husband and I spent a pleasant Sunday afternoon recently at the Gantt Center and recommend it to anyone interested in African-American visual arts. There were three exhibits at the Center on the day we visited. Highlights from the John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art presented fifty eight works of art, including Romare Bearden and Elizabeth Catlett. Two other galleries contain prints, paintings and wooden vases and bowls. The Gantt Center is located (0 comments)
Downtown Matthews NC Comes Alive on Labor Day Weekend - 09/01/10 12:07 PM
Downtown Matthews NC Comes Alive on Labor Day Weekend There’s always something going on in downtown Matthews NC. But Labor Day weekend is special in this quaint historic town. On this weekend, the Matthews Alive Festival continues its tradition of being the one of the largest street festivals in the southeast. Centered on Stumptown Park in the heart of Matthews, Matthews Alive begins this year on Friday evening, September 3, and continues through Sunday, September 5. The Stumptown Park stage hosts musical entertainment throughout the festival. Friday’s acts include a Billy Joel tribute and two beach music bands. While you’re listening (0 comments)
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