Morning Minute: Friday, September 27, 2019

News About Town: Charlotte-based D3 Construction will soon begin renovation improvements to the Matthews Police Station. As the lowest bidder, D3’s quote came in at $75,566.00. The upgrades, included as a line item in the Capital Improvements 2019/20 budget, were approved by the Town Council at the September 23 meeting. The project will focus on an enhanced level of security to our employees and visitors by closing off the bathrooms, including a hallway between building sections, a secured entry point to administrative offices, closing off of the Records Section with a security glass partition, and the addition of an interview room for walk-in complaints.

News Around Town: Good Cup Coffee proprietors Joshua, Debbie, Lulu, and Titus are parking their pop-up coffee shop inside a popular Matthews restaurant starting this Monday. Good Cup officially opens September 30 at The Loyalist Market and will offer all the same favorites on the menu every weekend at the Matthews Community Farmers’ Market. Head on over to 435 N. Trade St., Matthews this Monday, anytime between 6 am - 7 pm for an inaugural Good Cup at The Loyalist.

One Good Thing: If it wasn't clear, we want you to be caffeinated. Here’s another chance to wake up with the Matthews community next week. Mark your calendar, October 2 is National Coffee with a Cop Day! The Matthews Police Department will be at Brakeman’s Coffee from 9 am to 11 am. Buy a cup of coffee (or just come to talk) and chat. Brakeman’s also offers teas, kombucha, and