Indian Trail residents voice frustrations - myfoxcarolinas.com

Indian Trail residents voice frustrations

Posted: Updated:
  • Union CountyMore>>

  • Injunction denied for parents suing UCPS Board of Ed.

    Injunction denied for parents suing UCPS Board of Ed.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:37:00 GMT
    A preliminary injunction to halt school redistricting in Union County Public Schools was denied by a Superior Court Judge on Tuesday.
    A preliminary injunction to halt school redistricting in Union County Public Schools was denied by a Superior Court Judge on Tuesday.
  • To Heaven and Back: Local dies three times following car accident

    To Heaven and Back: Local dies three times following car accident

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:58:23 GMT
    Landon Whitley lost his father in a car accident, but he, too, was pronounced dead at the scene. He says he went to heaven -- and returned three times.
    Landon Whitley lost his father in a car accident, but he, too, was pronounced dead at the scene. He says he went to heaven -- and returned three times.
  • Getting high off frogs: Wingate Ph.D. recognized nationally for research

    Getting high off frogs: Wingate Ph.D. recognized nationally for research

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-19 16:48:11 GMT
    Dr. Krista Wilson of Wingate University is being recognized as one of 10 semifinalists by the American Chemical Society (ACS) in the Chemistry Champions contest -- stemming from her research with the “giant monkey frog” and it’s potential to help create a new pharmaceutical drug.
    Dr. Krista Wilson of Wingate University is being recognized as one of 10 semifinalists by the American Chemical Society (ACS) in the Chemistry Champions contest -- stemming from her research with the “giant monkey frog” and it’s potential to help create a new pharmaceutical drug.
  • David SentendreyMore>>

  • David Sentendrey

    David Sentendrey

    Monday, March 17 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-03-17 22:08:00 GMT
    I was born in Cleveland, Ohio. I moved to North Carolina with my family in 2001 and attended Weddington High School before studying journalism at Appalachian State University.
    I was born in Cleveland, Ohio. I moved to North Carolina with my family in 2001 and attended Weddington High School before studying journalism at Appalachian State University.
  • Injunction denied for parents suing UCPS Board of Ed.

    Injunction denied for parents suing UCPS Board of Ed.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:37:00 GMT
    A preliminary injunction to halt school redistricting in Union County Public Schools was denied by a Superior Court Judge on Tuesday.
    A preliminary injunction to halt school redistricting in Union County Public Schools was denied by a Superior Court Judge on Tuesday.
  • York County approves "In God We Trust"

    York County approves "In God We Trust"

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:16:02 GMT
    York County Council will "permanently and prominently" display the words "In God We Trust" in its chambers after a 6-0 vote on Monday.
    York County Council will "permanently and prominently" display the words "In God We Trust" in its chambers after a 6-0 vote on Monday.
We've seen a lot of back-and-forth between Indian Trail council members over the past few months. Tonight, folks had their first chance to respond since Jan. 14 -- the last official town council meeting that happened.

Weather, vacations and skipped meetings were what caused the time lapse.

The two biggest frustrations voiced by Indian Trail residents were council members Gordon Daniels and Gary Savoie's campaign contributions from developers trying to bring a 378-unit apartment complex into Indian Trail and the process of bringing in, or not trying to bring in, newly-sworn in council member David Drehs.

"You tried to hold the town hostage and force your agenda on the residents," Amanda Faulkenberry said during the public comment portion of the meeting.

The agenda they wanted to force? Some folks around town are saying that it's all tied together with the skipped meetings in an effort to prevent David Drehs from being sworn in. A number of residents have said they believe Daniels and Savoie wanted to get "their guy" so they could pass any agenda items they wish, with at least a 3-2 vote.

The proposed apartment complex was supposed to be on tonight's agenda, but was pushed until June. Surely, it would help boost Indian Trail's economy. Many already living in the town, however, question whether there is the appropriate infrastructure to handle it.



  • Local NewsMore>>

  • NC Sales Tax Bill Clears Senate

    NC Sales Tax Bill Clears Senate

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:22:09 GMT
    For the second time, the North Carolina Senate voted in favor of a local sales tax limit. The NC Senate voted 32-16 in favor of House Bill 1224 that would cap the local sales tax at 2.5%.
    For the second time, the North Carolina Senate voted in favor of a local sales tax limit. The NC Senate voted 32-16 in favor of House Bill 1224 that would cap the local sales tax at 2.5%.
  • Charlotte Events with Moira Quinn

    Charlotte Events with Moira Quinn

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:49:00 GMT
    Moira Quinn with Charlotte Center City Partners shares upcoming events in the Queen City... including an ice cream social at the Green Market on Saturday and the soccer match between Liverpool FC and AC Milan at Bank of America Stadium. Quinn tells @Fox46Barbara, tickets are still available.
    Moira Quinn with Charlotte Center City Partners shares upcoming events in the Queen City... including an ice cream social at the Green Market on Saturday and the soccer match between Liverpool FC and AC Milan at Bank of America Stadium. Quinn tells @Fox46Barbara, tickets are still available.
  • Yo Mama: Rent a Wife

    Yo Mama: Rent a Wife

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:35:09 GMT
    How many times have you said to yourself (or your spouse, or your best girlfriend) that you wish you had a wife to do all the stuff during your day that you just don’t have time to do? You know… the laundry, dishes, meal-planning, cleaning etc. The list goes on and on. Unfortunately, the hours in your day do not. Enter “Metro’s Other Woman.” As Founder Sarah Benken says, “If you need a life, hire a wife.”
    How many times have you said to yourself (or your spouse, or your best girlfriend) that you wish you had a wife to do all the stuff during your day that you just don’t have time to do? You know… the laundry, dishes, meal-planning, cleaning etc. The list goes on and on. Unfortunately, the hours in your day do not. Enter “Metro’s Other Woman.” As Founder Sarah Benken says, “If you need a life, hire a wife.”
Powered by WorldNow

WJZY FOX 46
3501 Performance Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Main Number: (704) 398-0046

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices