Morning Minute: Friday, October 4, 2019

News About Town: If you haven’t noticed, Trade Street construction has been moving a little faster lately, and just in time for the Friday morning commute, NCDOT is shifting the traffic pattern. The shift will allow Blythe Development crews to complete structure and roadway work. Eventually, Blythe will widen that portion of Trade Street to four lanes. A concrete median will extend from Weddington Rd. to just past Brenham, preventing left turns to and from Brenham Ln. NCDOT did not release an end date for the traffic shift.

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News Around Town: Getting ready for Halloween? NextDoor has a Treat Map. Add your house and specify what you’re doing: handing out treats, providing allergy-free treats, or making a haunted house. Next up? Check out the map and plan your Halloween accordingly.

One Good Thing: Matthews Park and Rec is hosting Music Bingo this Sunday. Bring five bucks per person, get a card for five rounds of bingo, and five chances to win prizes. The musical theme is children’s movies, so brush up on your favorite Disney songs. The fun starts at 2 pm and runs until 3:30 pm at the Community Center.