Toll Lanes http://wfae.org en Knights Setting Records At New Ballpark http://wfae.org/post/knights-setting-records-new-ballpark <p>The Charlotte Knights’ move from Fort Mill to a new baseball stadium in downtown Charlotte is continuing to pay off – at least when it comes to attendance.&nbsp;&nbsp; It was a record breaking weekend at the new BB&amp;T Ballpark.&nbsp;</p><p>Last year, the Knights had the worst attendance in their league. This year, they’re leading all of Minor League baseball in both total fans, and average per game.</p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:28:11 +0000 David Boraks 54343 at http://wfae.org Cornelius Board Votes 3-2 To Back I-77 Toll Lane Project http://wfae.org/post/cornelius-board-votes-3-2-back-i-77-toll-lane-project <p>Months of debate among Cornelius commissioners over the NC Department of Transportation’s plan to widen I-77 north of Charlotte by adding toll lanes ended dramatically and quickly Monday night in a 3-2 vote in favor of the concept. With the board still one member short because of a vacancy, it was up to Mayor Lynette Rinker to break a 2-2 tie on the issue.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 15:10:32 +0000 David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net 26860 at http://wfae.org Cornelius Board Votes 3-2 To Back I-77 Toll Lane Project Officials Back Toll Lanes As The Best Way To Widen I-77 Soon http://wfae.org/post/officials-back-toll-lanes-best-way-widen-i-77-soon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Lake Norman area economic development leaders have joined the debate over how to widen I-77 north of Charlotte, saying they support the state DOT’s plan to complete the project using High Occupancy Toll lanes.</p><p>The chairman and director of the <strong>Lake Norman Regional Economic Development Corp.</strong> say it’s critical to widen I-77 as soon as possible. They say HOT lanes, also known as managed lanes, are the best way to get the job done.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:57:20 +0000 David Boraks 20894 at http://wfae.org Officials Back Toll Lanes As The Best Way To Widen I-77 Soon