News About Town: Matthews Board of Commissioners met with Planning and Administrative staff to discuss the Light Industrial zoning of the Stronghaven warehouse constructed in 1960 and located at 433 East John Street. The Board voted to begin the process of rezoning the property, a state-listed brownfield site, to R-12 Residential.
News Around Town: Despite minimal precipitation, the ice storm wreaked havoc around Matthews. According to the Duke Energy Outages page, there are still numerous power outages in Matthews. Several frustrated Beacon employees lost internet from downed lines, causing a lapse in Matthews news and bad Beacon puns for most of Monday.
One Fun Thing: This Thursday, December 13, take an evening to escape the holiday hustle and join Elinor Edvi-Miller, yogi and life coach, to find your state of mindfulness. The evening will consist of an interactive talk teaching practical and easy-to-use tips to pave your way into mindfulness. Matthews Community Center, Room 104, 100 McDowell Street, 7:30-9 p.m.