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Study: Charlotte region lags in food economy, farmers markets
- Jul 09, 2018
A new report finds Charlotte and its region are underperforming in many measurements of its local food economy.
UNCC researchers launch long-term study at Gaston preserve
- Aug 09, 2017
As the Charlotte region urbanizes, scientists from UNC Charlotte describe how they’ll use a Gaston County site as a long-term observatory to monitor natural systems.
Feds want metro transportation planning less fractured. Good luck with that.
- Sep 07, 2016
Transportation planning in the greater Charlotte region is split among five planning groups. Will a federal push to consolidate make a difference?
With mill preserved, new effort saves Loray’s village
Joe DePriest - Jul 12, 2016
Gastonia’s huge Loray Mill held its grand opening in March 2015, showing off the adaptive reuse of the building. Now the nonprofit Preservation North Carolina aims to restore many of the houses in the nearby mill village.