News About Town: Matthews Police have issued an alert for a missing child. Talayeh Diann Joel (DOB - 08/14/2003), was last seen in the 2500 block of Fitzpatrick Ln. on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at approximately 11:00 p.m. She is 5’ 3” tall, about 110 lbs, with brown eyes and brown, curly shoulder length hair. She may be wearing tie-dyed Crocs. Call 704.847.5555 or 911 with any information regarding her whereabouts.
News Around Town: If you tried to get on I-485 yesterday around 11:30 but ran into a police barricade, rest easy knowing there wasn’t a major emergency. Vice President Mike Pence flew into Charlotte-Douglas yesterday on Air Force 2 then traveled down I-485 to get to Wingate University to speak on behalf of Congressional candidate Dan Bishop.
One Fun Thing: Fans of mayonnaise rejoice—Chicken Salad Chick opens tomorrow at Sycamore Commons (2233 Matthews Township Parkway, Suite G). Block off your lunch hour and head on over; they’re giving away chicken salad for a year! (It’s not all mayonnaise and chicken, there are plenty of other options, including a pimento BLT that sounds more southern than saying “y’all” as well as soups and desserts.)