Matthews mayor-elect has big plans to bring new schools to town

Matthews mayor-elect has big plans to bring new schools to town

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Matthews has a new mayor, and he wants to change the town's relationship with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

John Higdon beat out incumbent Mayor Paul Bailey by more than 350 votes.

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Higdon told Channel 9's Tina Terry his win is an opportunity to work with CMS to bring new schools to the area.

In the video at the top of the page, Terry talks to Higdon about his plans for the town of Matthews.