Matthews Morning Minute, September 11, 2018

News About Town: Earlier this year the  Board of Commissioners approved FY 2018-19 Town Budget, which included a 1.5-cent property tax increase. A portion of this tax increase was designated to fund 10 full-time employees for the  Matthews Fire Department. The Fire Department is hosting a recruitment open house on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10 AM til 1 PM.

News Above Town: The thunderstorms continue as reminders of Hurricane Florence. Town Officials are working with state and local partners to stay informed and ensure the town is prepared for the storm.


News Around Town: The Town is holding a Finest Fido contest. Check out the fabbest five pups in Matthews then “like” your favorite to vote.


One Good Thing: Seven members of the Matthews Fire & EMS Department participated in The 2018 Charlotte Firefighters 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.

Each firefighter climbed the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center to honor fallen heroes from the September 11, 2001 attack on the Twin Towers.