Morning Minute: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

News About Town:  Representatives from the County Tax Assessors office will be at the Sportsplex (2425 Sports Parkway) tomorrow (Thursday, February 28) from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. to discuss the recent property revaluations. Both tax assessors and appraisal staff from Mecklenburg County will be there for residents to present questions and learn about property tax resources. 

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News Around Town: If it feels like we’re getting a lot of rain, well, we are. According to the USGS rain gauge at Matthews Elementary, Matthews has received 9.37 inches of rain since January 1. According to the National Weather Service Forecast, the Charlotte area averages 3.41 inches in January and 3.32 in February. If it's too early for math, we're already 2.64 inches above average. According to the site, August is typically our rainiest month averaging 4.22 inches. 

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