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NC local governments try to navigate changing golf course economics

NC local governments try to navigate changing golf course economics

BY JOANNE CLEAVER, Carolina Public Press With the economics of golf courses changing, the fate of courses like Charlotte’s Golf Club at Ballantyne, now owned by developer Northwood, remain clouded, also creating uncertainty for the local governments that tax them. Photo courtesy of Northwood. The arches and terraces of the Ballantyne Hotel in south Charlotte […]

Ellen Frost indicted, accused of using taxpayer funds for personal equestrian activities at TIEC

Ellen Frost indicted, accused of using taxpayer funds for personal equestrian activities at TIEC

ASHEVILLE – An 11-count federal indictment against former Buncombe County Commissioner Ellen Frost was lodged today that she conspired with corrupt manager Wanda Greene to use more than $575,000 of public funds on personal equestrian activities. The 64-year-old  woman was implicated in Greene’s  use of taxpayer funds for sponsorships and advertisements at Tryon International Equestrian […]

Broad Riverkeeper to Host First Annual Broad River Race, June 1

Broad Riverkeeper to Host First Annual Broad River Race, June 1

Shelby, NC — Join MountainTrue’s Broad Riverkeeper for the first ever Broad River Race Day on June 1st. Folks are invited to enjoy these 5 miles on the most beautiful stretch of the Broad River during this race-at-your-own-pace event. The race was originally planned for April 14, but because of heavy rains was rescheduled to […]

USTA ANNOUNCES TEAM FOR 2019 BNP PARIBAS WORLD TEAM CUP

USTA ANNOUNCES TEAM FOR 2019 BNP PARIBAS WORLD TEAM CUP

U.S. Teams to Compete in Wheelchair Tennis’ Premier International Team Competition, May 13-18, in Ramat Hasharon, Israel ORLANDO, Fla., May 7, 2019 – The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced the players and coaches who will represent the United States at the 2019 BNP Paribas World Team Cup. The nation’s top wheelchair tennis players […]