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New Light Rail, Hot Charlotte Real Estate: Top News Of The Week

Charlotte One Of Hottest Real Estate Markets In US: Zillow When it comes to the hottest housing markets in the U.S. going into 2018, two North Carolina cities are at the top, according to a new Zillow market report. Raleigh and Charlotte were ranked the ...

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This past week, Patch readers in the Charlotte and Lake Norman wanted to know more about how Charlotte's real estate market stacked up against others in the U.S., how to watch the MLK Day parade in Charlotte, how to buy tickets for the upcoming Jimmy Buffett concert headed to the Queen City this spring and moreHere are the articles that Patch readers were most interested in this past week: ICYMI: 6 Things To Look For In 2018 NASCAR SeasonA new year means there's a brand new NASCAR season looming, right around the turn in the trackIn many ways, not much has changed for the motorsport that began as a way to showcase the driving prowess of Southern moonshine bootleggers in the late 1940sTwo-Car Wreck Leaves 1 Pinned In, Tangles Traffic In BirkdaleEmergency responders had to extract a driver following a two-car collision that shut down traffic on Sam Furr Road at Birkdale Village for more than an hour TuesdayCharlotte One Of Hottest Real Estate Markets In US: ZillowWhen it comes to the hottest housing markets in the U.Sgoing into 2018, two North Carolina cities are at the top, according to a new Zillow market reportRaleigh and Charlotte were ranked the second and fourth hottest real estate markets in the country, Zillow saidJimmy Buffett To Play PNC Music Pavilion If you could use some warm thoughts (that include flip flops and copious amounts of margaritas) to get you through the ongoing brutal cold snap in Charlotte, then we've got some news for youJimmy Buffett is coming to town this springMLK Day 2018: What's Open, Closed In Charlotte Martin Luther King, JrDay will be celebrated Monday, Jan15, 2018, marking the 32nd year of observance of the federal holiday honoring the civil rights leaderWhile some in the region might be headed to work, schools, government offices and other services will take a break for the dayCounty Faces Criticism For Not Opening Warming ShelterAs temperatures dipped down to the low teens in the Queen City this week, Mecklenburg County emergency officials reached out to community partners to house the homeless in need of shelterThe county has not, however, opened its own warming center, which has brought criticism that the move has left some of the city's most vulnerable population out in the cold5 NC Kmarts Closing As Sears Holdings Shutters 100 US StoresOfficials at financially beleaguered Sears Holdings have announced plans to close more than 100 Kmart and Sears stores nationwide, including five in North CarolinaNC Winter Storm Leaves 7,500 Without Power, Claims Three LivesAcross the state, more than 7,500 North Carolinians were still without power Thursday morning as parts of the state attempt to dig out of a massive winter storm blanketed parts of the south WednesdayThe majority of those power outages, according to state officials, are in central and eastern North Carolina, with the largest numbers in Currituck, Dare, Harnett, Pamlico, Rockingham and Wake countiesThreat Against Mooresville High School Made On Social Media Mooresville police stepped up their presence at Mooresville High School Monday as a precaution after a threat was made against the school from a Virginia high school student via social media, school officials said Monday morningLight Rail Extension In North Charlotte To Open March 16 Residents of north Charlotte will finally see a light rail train running on almost 10 miles of track in a little over a week as city officials begin testing the Blue Line extension aimed at easing traffic congestionThe LYNX Blue Line extension will extend light rail service from the 7th Street Station, through NoDa and the University areas, ending at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte campus<span id="selection-marker-1" class="redactor-selection-marker"></span>Subscribe Back to the Charlotte Patch More from Charlotte PatchUp next on Charlotte Patch Motorists Urged To Stay Off Roads As NC Declares Emergency ga("send", "event", "taboola", "served", "impression", 1, { "nonInteraction": 1 }); 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