Main Street News

January-February 2018

Transportation Alternatives Program Grant: 

Design and Engineering continues as final concepts near completion (see project page).

Waxhaw-Marvin Road Sidewalk:

The Town of Waxhaw received a $235,224 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through Union County for construction of a sidewalk, which will run from Eutaw Drive to Fallondale Road along Waxhaw Marvin Road. Design work is underway (see project page).

New Businesses Downtown:

Carousel Arts Studio (318 E. S. Main Street)

Le Cochon d’Or French Bistro (201 W. S. Main Street)

Waxhaw Creamery (Expanded Location at 109 E. N. Main Street)

Welte’s Antiques & More on Main (103 E. N. Main Street)

Main Street Advisory Board:

The Main Street Advisory Board is currently developing its 2018-2019 annual work plan.

November-December 2017

Transportation Alternatives Program Grant: The town is in the process of implementing a $1,000,000 pedestrian and bicycle improvement project downtown. This is made possible by a matching grant from the federal government.

  • December 7th Public Meeting: A drop-in style public meeting will be held on December 7th at 216 W. N. Main Street. The public will have the opportunity to review design concepts and provide feedback.
  • Schedule: Design will continue throughout winter 2018, with construction planned for late 2018.

Main Street Advisory Board:

  • The Main Street Advisory Board presented a concept for downtown real estate to the Board of Commissioners on September 26th. The proposal can be found here.
  • The Main Street Advisory Board is taking the lead for Small Business Saturday for Downtown Businesses. The Board is distributing promotional materials and coordinating social media announcements. Small Business Saturday is on November 25th.