Morning Minute: Monday, April 15, 2019

News About Town: Every five years Mecklenburg County and the cities and towns therein must update the County's Hazardous Mitigation Plan to remain eligible for FEMA disaster funds in the event of a federally declared disaster. Work recently began on an update and citizens are being asked for input to help prioritize efforts to mitigate hazards and prepare the community. A survey has been created and is available here.

News Around Town:  Have you noticed stronger cell reception lately? Mini cell towers are going up around town. These towers look more like a Duke Power pole or street light than the usual imposing structure, so you may not notice them. See if you can spot the one on Independence Pointe Parkway. For more information about mini cell towers, visit