Morning Minute: November 5, 2018

News About Town: After the two major accidents last week in the residential section of John Street it’s even more imperative to discuss a safe plan for the future of the corridor. The John Street Working Group meeting is tonight, November 5, at 6 PM at Town Hall. This is a chance to give input, to see and learn about the consensus design created by the Working Group, and give direction on how the committee will proceed. There will be several ways to interact, but are limited to those in attendance. If you can’t make it in person, the meeting will be live-streamed on the Town’s Facebook page, but the smart phone polling and input will not be available to those at home. Comments, however, will be taken.

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News Around Town: Tickets went on sale this past Friday for the annual holiday shows at the Community Center Fullwood Theater. The Nutcracker and Sugar Plum Tea Party tickets are available but Breakfast with Santa has sold out. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone (704-321-7275), or in person at the Matthews Community Center. Prices are as follows:

  • The Nutcracker: $5 (ages 12 and under), $7(ages 13 and up)

  • Sugar Plum Tea Party: $5 per person.

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One Good Thing: It has been one week since the Butler shooting and for a few more days you can buy a #ButlerStrong tee shirt from Cotton Gin Printing to help those affected in the Butler shooting continue the healing process. Prices range from $12 to $15 and $6 of the proceeds from each sale will go to a fund to help the Butler community. Over $2,200 has been raised so far.