Title















Site Registration | Find a Copy | Event Calendar | Site Map
The Voice of the Black Community
Delhaize Food Lion
My business story

We’re in the business of telling the Queen City story with an African-American perspective.www.thecharlottepost.com

Posted by The Charlotte Post on Monday, March 7, 2016

Local

Soccer match designated extraordinary
Game meets city code as large-scale event
 
Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:25 pm
by Herbert L. White

The Aug. 2 Guinness International Champions Cup soccer match at Bank of America Stadium has been declared an Extraordinary Event.


Charlotte City Manager Ron Carlee made the declaration Wednesday afternoon for the game between the Liverpool FC and AC Milan. The match starts at 6:30 p.m.


Carlee, in consultation with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, determined the match meets criteria defined by city code as a large-scale event or an event of national or international significance that might attract a significant number of people to a certain area of the city. More than 60,000 tickets have been sold for the match. Previous gatherings that warranted the Extraordinary Events tag, in which certain items are prohibited from the event boundaries, include the Democratic National Convention and the CIAA basketball tournament.


A fan fest will be held on Saturday, which necessitates the closing of South Mint Street from west Morehead Street to Graham and Stonewall starting at 10 a.m. for vendor set-up. The festival will be open to the public from 4 p.m. until the game’s start. It will not include alcohol sales, food sales or entertainment. The streets will remain closed until 10 p.m.


The ordinance does not affect normal daily activities.  
 

Comments

Leave a Comment


Send this page to a friend

Upcoming Events

read all
2

Art & Music Workshops by Guerilla Poets

Art & Music Workshops by Guerilla Poets 11am

19

Hammonds House Museum Launches 30th Anniversary Season with Carrie Mae Weems Exhibition

Hammonds House Museum launches its 30th

18

Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend

Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend brings together

Latest News

read all

Jazz initiave at Aldersgate

Showcase reaches out at retirement community

Football staff changes unveiled at Charlotte 49ers spring finale

Coaching shakeup as program refocuses in ‘18

Young entrepreneur's rationale for business? Control of his own time

Andrew Ajewole launched real estate video company