Crime Report

YTD crime is down 7 %, but between June 1, 2016 and August 31, 2015, there was a 37% increase over the same period as last year. 7/15/2016 Burglary 3300 Block Gray Moss Rd 7/20/2016 Burglary 3200 Block Gray Moss Rd 7/22/2016 Aggravated assault-knife** 3500 Block Rhett Butler Pl 8/4/2016 Vandalism 2800 Block Redfield Dr …

I-485/Weddington Road Interchange Project

At our annual neighborhood meeting in January, we received numerous questions about the Weddington Road/485 interchange project plans and schedule. Here’s the info that we gathered from Stuart Basham, Division 10 Planning Engineer for the North Carolina Department of Transportation. As you know, the Weddington Road Interchange project has been an on and off again project for …

Safety tips for drivers

Now that the new school year has begun many of our children will be walking to and waiting at bus stops before the sun has risen. Additionally as we turn our clocks back an hour on Nov. 6th, daylight hours will become shorter and our neighborhood children will be out playing before dinner time at …

Promote National Preparedness Month

September is the first month of fall, when most of the kids head back to school, and our traditional month when we celebrate preparedness. Due to the success of last year’s theme, “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today,” will be returning this September with a continuing emphasis on preparedness for youth – especially teens, …

Easy Way to Report Streetlight Outages

Duke Energy maintains numerous streetlights in our neighborhood to help promote safety and security. If you notice that a light has burned out or isn’t working properly, it’s easy to request a repair online. Just navigate to www.duke-energy.com/north-carolina-business/service/streetlight-outage.asp and follow the simple directions. Or if that web address is too long, just go to www.duke-energy.com …

2016 Pineapple Dash 5K – Another Success!

Thank you Providence Plantation neighbors and friends for making the 5th annual Pineapple Dash 5k a success! This year’s race participants raised almost $2500 to support Teen Health Connection, a nonprofit organization located in Charlotte, that is a healthcare practice that provides medical and mental healthcare and prevention and health education services for adolescents ages …

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Coyote Sightings

We have received several reports of Coyote sightings in Providence Plantation. In one incident a pack of five had a dog surrounded, and after the owner intervened they ran off and found a cat that they killed.  We also receive another report of a cat killed. The HOA board discussed hiring a licensed trapper, but trapping …

City Ordinances: Firing of a Weapon in City Boundaries

With the abundance of deer in our neighborhood and deer hunting season approaching, it is important to know the City ordinances about the firing of a weapon in City boundaries. Sec. 15-13. Shooting. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person, except an officer of the law, to shoot any firearm in the city, except in a licensed …