Charlotte Metro Credit Union and Habitat for Humanity Charlotte Partner to Enhance Community Opportunities for Home Ownership

Charlotte Metro Credit Union and Habitat for Humanity Charlotte Partner to Enhance Community Opportunities for Home Ownership

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Charlotte Metro Federal Credit Union (CMCU), a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution based in Charlotte, today announced a three-year partnership with Habitat for Humanity Charlotte where CMCU will be providing affordable mortgage funding for...
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NC State’s Torin Dorn withdraws from NBA draft, will return to school | News & Observer

NC State’s Torin Dorn withdraws from NBA draft, will return to school | News & Observer

Torin Dorn will be back at N.C. State for his senior season. Dorn announced on Sunday he has taken his name out of the NBA draft and will play his final college season for the Wolfpack in 2018-19. “LAST RIDE,...
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Knock is the latest ambitious entry in Atlanta real estate

Knock is the latest ambitious entry in Atlanta real estate

Knock, Inc., a venture-backed start-up, has plans to disrupt the housing market, and it has picked Atlanta as one of its first two targets. The San Francisco-based company, which just set up shop in Atlanta, works with homeowners who wants...
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Decorating Ideas for a Fresh Look in Your Apartment

Decorating Ideas for a Fresh Look in Your Apartment

If you are bored with your apartment, you might want to make some changes to make it stylish and give it a fresh feeling. When you are planning to redecorate, you need to consider the landlord’s opinion about it if...
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Local commissioner remembers holding NC teacher rally in 1989

Local commissioner remembers holding NC teacher rally in 1989

(Mike Rode | WBTV) CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Mecklenburg County Commissioner Vilma Leake remembers in 1989 when she led teachers to a rally in Raleigh. Before she was a county commissioner, Leake was a Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) teacher and presiden...
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Column: Housing Choices Are a Good Reflection of Political Divisions

Column: Housing Choices Are a Good Reflection of Political Divisions

There is a familiar kind of political argument that goes something like this: “I know we are politically divided. I think that partisanship has its place — but surely there is no need to make [fill in the blank] a...
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Man accused of listing affordable-housing unit on Airbnb

Man accused of listing affordable-housing unit on Airbnb

(Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images) (Carl Court/Getty Images) BOSTON — A man in South Boston has been listing the affordable-housing unit where he lives on the short-term rental website Airbnb. The apartment, located inside South Boston’s Mary Ellen McC...
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HUD Secretary proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies

HUD Secretary proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson wants to triple what some people pay towards their rent. WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Wednesday proposed raising the amount that low-income families are expecte...
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How we see NC’s competitive 9th congressional district | Charlotte Observer

How we see NC’s competitive 9th congressional district | Charlotte Observer

Early voting started Thursday and one of the most-watched races in the nation is being contested in Charlotte and the region. Republican U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger seeks a fourth term representing the 9th District, which runs from southeast Charlotte eastward....
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Tree falls on wagon carrying 50 people at NC zoo park

Tree falls on wagon carrying 50 people at NC zoo park

TROUTMAN, NC — A tree fell on a wagon carrying 50 people at Zootastic Park in Iredell County, county officials said. Iredell County Emergency Communications Supervisor Jody Sherrill said one person with serious injuries was flown by helicopter and two...
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