News About Town: Mayor Paul Bailey, Mayor Pro Tem John Higdon, and Jason Majewski have filed for the Matthews mayor’s seat. With three candidates in the ring, there will be a primary on Tuesday, October 8. According to the State Board of Elections, "in a non-partisan election, if the number of candidates for the contest is greater than twice the number of seats to be elected, there will be a primary election. The primary will trim the number of candidates down to twice the number of seats." That said, Matthews will have elections once a month for the last quarter of 2019: September 10 (Congressional District 9), October 8 (Matthews Mayoral primary), and November 5 (Matthews Mayor and Board of Commissioners).
News Around Town: Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24, Dilworth Coffee at Plantation Market (3016 Weddington Rd #600), is hosting a tasting event. Stop by the shop at 9 am to try samples of Honduran coffee, learn the stories behind the beans, and enjoy the flavor of this lesser-known, exciting source of coffee.
One Fun Thing: Kale Farms (3232 Kale Lane) is hosting their second Farmer’s Market pop-up this Saturday. Stop by the farm to grab some fresh veggies, learn about sustainable small-scale homesteading, and support local businesses. Saturday, July 27, 10 am - 2 pm.