Morning Minute: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

News About Town: The Matthews Mayoral Primary early voting is ongoing at the library through Friday, then election day is October 8 at your regular polling location. If you’re interested in learning about the General Election candidates (including the two remaining mayoral candidates), attend one of the several upcoming forums. The first, October 10 at the Levine Senior Center, is hosted by Matthews Mint Hill Weekly (love you gals!) from 6 to 8 pm. The Matthews Women’s Club Service League is hosting a forum at the Community Center on October 15 at 7 pm. Several communities are hosting forums for their residents as well, including Plantation Estates and Polo Club.


News Around Town: The Matthews Chamber of Commerce has issued an RFP for their risk management and insurance needs. Know someone in the industry? Tell them to check out the requirements. Proposals must be fully submitted by October 22, 2019. Submit questions to Dana Ramsey (

One Good Thing: This Saturday, the first Saturday of October, is free entry day to Matthews Heritage Museum (232 N. Trade Street). It’s also, coincidentally, the last day of Tank Town: A good place to live. Can’t make it on Saturday? The museum is open Thursday – Saturday from 10 to 4:30 pm. The entrance fee is $4 for adults, $2 for children (10 to 17), and free under 10.