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Old 07-18-2007, 08:03 AM
 
Location: The 12th State
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This thread is to provide useful information on services of importance to a newcomer and current resident.
Currently this list includes tax info, dmv info, education, church, entertainment, job, special events and more.
UPDATE 2010
This thread will be in my moderator signature after Labor Day for easy access.
I am in process of adding more information & updating. I hope this assist you with
common questions when new to a city. Welcome to Charlotte!
All The Best.


North Carolina Property Taxes, Sales Taxes and Income Taxes
Mecklenburg County $0. 8387
Cabarrus County - $0.6300
Cleveland County - $0.72
Gaston County - $0.835
Iredell County - $0..445
Lincoln County - $0.57
Rowan County - $0..595
Union County - $0.6650
Belmont - $0.495
Bessemer City - $0.41
Charlotte - $0.4586
Cherryville - $0.44
Concord - $0.4475
Cornelius - $0.275
Cramerton - $0.425
Dallas - $0.38
Davidson - $0.345
Gastonia - $0.54
Harrisburg - $0.135
Hemby Bridge - $0.03
High Shoals - $0.43
Huntersville - $0.29
Indian Trail - $0.10
Kannapolis - $.497
Kings Mountain - $0.40
Lake Park - $0.23
Lincolnton - $0.56
Lowell - $0.40
Marvin - $0.05
Matthews - $0.3075
McAdenville - $0.30
Mineral Springs - $0.027
Mint Hill - $0.275
Monroe - $0.53
Mooresville - $0.55
Mount Holly - $0.54
Mount Pleasant - $0.44
Pineville - $0.30
Ranlo - $0.37
Salisbury - $0.625
Shelby - $0.42
Spencer Mountain - $0.26
Stallings - $0.25
Stanley - $0.54
Statesville - $0.38
Troutman - $0.43
Unionville - $0.02
Waxhaw - $0.34
Weddington - $0.03
Wesley Chapel - $0.02

North Carolina Income Tax
Welcome to the N.C. Department of Revenue Website

North Carolina Sales Tax

sales tax in NC (taxes) - North Carolina (NC) - City-Data Forum

North Carolina Sales Tax Holiday

Sales Tax Holiday
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North Carolina DMV Newcomer Guide
NCDOT Division of Motor Vehicles: Newcomer's Guide (http://www.ncdot.org/dmv/moving/newnc/newComersGuide/ - broken link)

North Carolina Driver License Study Guide
North Carolina Driver License Exam BrainDumps: Study Guide for the NC DMV exam

North Carolina Vehicle & License Plate Renewal Offices
Mecklenburg Charlotte
http://www.ncdot.org/dmv/graphics/pixel.gif (broken link)
http://www.ncdot.org/dmv/graphics/pixel.gif (broken link)5622 East Independence Blvd. Suite 124, 28212
(704) 535-2525 Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00

http://www.ncdot.org/dmv/graphics/pixel.gif (broken link)6016 Brookshire Blvd., 28216
(704) 399-8306 Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00

http://www.ncdot.org/dmv/graphics/pixel.gif (broken link)809 E. Arrowood Rd. Suite 800, 28217
(704) 525-3832 Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00

For other counties in North Carolinahttp://www.ncdot.org/dmv/graphics/pixel.gif (broken link)
NCDOT Division of Motor Vehicles: Office Locations

North Carolina Driver’s License Offices

Charlotte - EAST, Independence Office Park
6407 Idlewild Road, 28227
(704) 531-5563
Charlotte - Express Office, Eastway Shopping Center
3704 Central Ave Suite 1, 28205
(704) 392-3266
Charlotte - North, DMV Building
8446 North Tryon Street, 28213
(704) 547-5786 or (704) 547-5787
Charlotte - South
201-A West Arrowood Road, 28217
(704) 527-2562 or (704) 527-2563
Charlotte - West
6016 Brookshire Boulevard, 28216
(704) 392-3266 or (704) 392-3267

For other counties in North Carolinahttp://www.ncdot.org/dmv/graphics/pixel.gif (broken link)
NCDOT Division of Motor Vehicles: Office Locations
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NC ABC accountability Scores for Charlotte
ABCs
SAT Scores Report
Accountability Services
Test scores for Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools
Data & Statistics
Charlotte Metro Public Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Public Transportation
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Cell & Land Line Telecommunication Companies

//www.city-data.com/forum/charlotte/287416-local-phone-service-provider.html

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Charlotte Organic food stores
Looking for Organic Food Store
Food inc/organic meat in Charlotte
List of Organic Grocery Stores in Charlotte
Organic Dry Cleaning?

Electricity, Water, Natural Gas, & Trash Pickup

Duke Energy Corporation
Pineville Electric Company (broken link)

Natural Gas
Piedmont Natural Gas - Home

Charlotte Utilities - Home (http://www.charmeck.org/Departments/Utilities/Home.htm - broken link)
Solid Waste (http://www.charmeck.org/Departments/LUESA/Solid+Waste/Home.htm - broken link)
City of Charlotte Solid Waste Department
www.charmeck.org/Departments/Solid+Waste
City of Cornelius - Public Works (http://www.ci.cornelius.or.us/public_works/ - broken link)
Davidson Public Works
http://www.ci.davidson.nc.us/units/pubworks/ (broken link)
Huntersville Public Works
Town of Huntersville, North Carolina (http://www.huntersville.org/eng_0.asp - broken link)
Matthews Public Works
Public Works (http://www.matthewsnc.com/html/public_works.html - broken link)
Mint Hill, NC - Official Website - Public Works

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Hospitals
Carolinas Medical Center
Carolinas HealthCare System (http://www.carolinas.org/splash/ - broken link)
Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation
www.carolinas.org
Gaston Memorial Hospital
CaroMont Health
Lake Norman Regional Medical Center - Advancing Healthcare
Mercy Hospital South
www.carolinas.org
NorthEast Medical Center
CMC-NorthEast :: New Name, Same Great Experience
Piedmont Healthcare System
Piedmonthealth.com
Presbyterian Hospital
www.presbyterian.org
Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville
www.presbyterian.org
Presbyterian Hospital Matthews
www.presbyterian.org
Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital
www.presbyterian.org
Presbyterian Specialty Hospital
www.presbyterian.org
Union Regional Medical Center
www.carolinas.org
University Hospital
www.carolinas.org

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Entertainment & Arts What makes Charlotte Daylife & Nightlife

The Actor's Theatre of Charlotte If you enjoy comedy that is wild and raucous, drama that is bold and insightful, and musicals that stir both your soul and funny- one, then Actor’s Theatre is the place to be

Afro-American Cultural Center Exists to present, preserve and promote African American art, culture and history for the education and enlightenment of all.

Arts & Science Council Charlotte- Mecklenburg's primary source of information regarding the cultural community

Panthers.com - Tours Bank of America Stadium -- Home of the Carolina Panthers

Carolina Actors' Studio Theatre Create an environment where writers, actors, directors, designers, technicians and other
performance artisans can produce artistically achieving independent theatre and film which allows for free flowing artistic expression and which serves the greater good.

Carolina Raptor Center - Birds of Prey Conservation, Rehabilitation, Education Dedicated to environmental education and the conservation of birds of prey through public education, the rehabilitation of injured, and orphaned raptors and research

Carolina Voices Music inspires, uplifts and connects. Avolunteer choral arts organization, enriches, educates and entertains our diverse community through the quality performance of choral music

Carolinas Concert Association (http://www.carolinasconcert.org/about.htm - broken link) Sponsor, promote and present concerts featuring world-renowned performing artists and to sponsor education opportunities, which encourage an understanding and appreciation for the performing arts

Carowinds | North and South Carolina's Themed Amusement Park

CPCC Arts and Communications — Performing Arts Brings the best in Opera and Theatre to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area at affordable prices

Charlotte Civic Orchestra Fully functioning, volunteer based 75-piece orchestra made up of local musicians, many of whom are professionally trained

:: C H A R L O T T E T R O L L E Y :: Moving people around town and bringing neighbors together daily in their community.

CharlotteLiveMusic.com - Entertainment, Live Music, New Bands, Bars, Clubs, and more... The BEST resource for live music, local music, bands, music festivals, venues, bars, restaurants, nightclubs and the entertainment scene in Charlotte, North Carolina and beyond

Welcome to the Charlotte Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra One of the fastest growing orchestras in the nation!

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Believes that orchestral music nurtures the human spirit and is integral to the preservation and development of our American culture

Charlotte Youth Ballet non-profit, regional ballet company that provides an opportunity to perform in professional-level productions. By merging youth and professionals

Children's Theatre of Charlotte An organization serving children 3-18 and their families with a variety of theatrical and educational programming

Community School of the Arts Founded on a commitment to making the arts available to everyone, regardless of age, ability or financial resources

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden The Garden is a place of ever-changing beauty that you can stroll through daily

DISCOVERY PLACE | igniting wonder since 1981 | CHARLOTTE NATURE MUSEUM | IMAX | Discovery Place with the Charlotte Observer IMAX Dome Theater and the Charlotte Nature Musuem are the things to do in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. Visit the Discover (http://www.discoveryplace.org/home/discovery_place-home.php - broken link) Educational Institution, Museum, Gallery, Observatory, Planetarium, Zoo, Aquarium

GayCharlotte.com - Community center (http://www.gaycharlotte.com/community.php - broken link) provides space and opportunity to nurture, celebrate, and empower our diverse LGBT community through programs, events, and collaboration.

ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center an exciting destination for families, a place where journeys of imagination begins and stories come to life!

Levine Museum of the New South The New South means people, places and a period of time — from 1865 to today. Levine Museum of the New South is an interactive history museum that provides the nation with the most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War southern society featuring men, women and children, black and white, rich and poor, long-time residents and newcomers who have shaped the South since the Civil War.

The Light Factory The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film

Lowe's Motor Speedway Some of the nation best Motorsport and Motocross racing


McColl Center for Visual Art preeminent artists' community.


The Mint Museums The Mint Museum of Art features a rich collection of American fine and decorative arts with particular strengths in pre-Columbian art and traditional European ceramics; while the Mint Museum of Craft + Design presents the ever-evolving field of international studio craft and design

The Nascar Hall of Fame state of the art facilities including: a NASCAR newsroom, a theater where fans will be able to buy tickets to watch the races, a ballroom that will fit up to 25,000 people and a studio for broadcasting capabiliti

North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center You can get all the best of the performing arts without buying a plane ticket to the Big Apple


North Carolina Dance Theatre Finely tuned artists who bring passion and personality to every performance.


Opera Carolina premiere professional opera company in the Carolinas


Welcome to Ovens Auditorium hosts great concerts, performances, and events


About the Planet (http://www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/Aquatics/Rays+Splash+Planet/AboutRSP.htm - broken link) Ray's Splash Park Indoor Water Park

The Symphony Guild of Charlotte :: Charlotte, NC :: Charlotte Symphony Guild support the Charlotte Symphony and symphonic music in the Charlotte area.

Theatre Charlotte volunteer-based community theatre dedicated to creating outstanding theatre opportunities relevant to the people of the Charlotte region.


Home Page UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens consists of a notable combination of outdoor and indoor garden facilities on campus.


Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Official Site. Find Concert Tickets, Schedule, Seating Charts, Information for Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte, A Live Nation Venue outdoor concerts and performances


US National Whitewater Center //// TAKE IT OUTSIDE !!! \\\\ world’s premier outdoor recreation and environmental education center

Wing Haven Gardens three acres of lovely vistas, formal gardens and woodland trails


More good information in posts below.....

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Old 07-18-2007, 08:15 AM
 
Location: Fort Mill, SC (Charlotte 'burb)
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I nominate this post to be stickied.
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:19 AM
 
Location: The 12th State
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I feel like Im leaving out something I tried to stick with charlotte specifically.
We could post other part of metro areas in posts.
I would been here all day if I did all the suburbs to the above list lol.
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:23 AM
 
Location: Charlotte,NC, US, North America, Earth, Alpha Quadrant,Milky Way Galaxy
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Wow Sunny- way to go, an excellent resource. You forgot to list coffee shops
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:26 AM
 
Location: The 12th State
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lol I need a Latte about right now with a shot of Irish Creme. lord that would open a can of worms coffee shops, bakeries, restaurants lol forget yellow book go to city data book lol
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:33 AM
 
Location: Fort Mill, SC (Charlotte 'burb)
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Since York County is Charlotte Metro, I think it should be included with the stuff like Anne Springs Close Greenway.
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:52 AM
 
Location: The 12th State
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This thread is welcome to anyone who wants to add

lol all the metros would take me alot of lattes
concord, lake norman, fort mill, gastonia monroe, etc
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Old 07-18-2007, 10:09 AM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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WOW Sunny! This post is awesome!
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Old 07-18-2007, 10:10 AM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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I nominate this post to be stickied.
I totally agree! How about it mods?
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Old 07-18-2007, 12:56 PM
 
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Wow, great post, thanks!

I say, stick it! Stick it good!
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