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Big Rock gets big help

Big Rock gets big help

Preserving Charlotte’s history is a community effort. That’s the belief of Justin Ashley, a fourth-grade history teacher at McAlpine Elementary School who recently heard about vandalism of the Big Rock… Read more »

Local development proposals keep  lining up

Local development proposals keep lining up

A number of local developers have submitted rezoning petitions to city officials in the last month as the market in south Charlotte continues to attract builders and businesses. Five new… Read more »

Additional I-485 widening could start in 2017

Additional I-485 widening could start in 2017

Crews could start widening Interstate 485 from Rea Road in southern Mecklenburg County to Matthews and Independence Boulevard as soon as 2017, as the state works to improve a troubled… Read more »

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Out Throwing The Coverage

Out Throwing The Coverage

At a recent Myers Park track and field meet, a few fans had parked their lawn chairs lining the road to take in the discus and shot put events, thinking… Read more »

Knight and Day

Knight and Day

When Nick Owens wrapped up his junior year at Charlotte Christian, he had the world before him. After being a key factor in the Knights winning their second consecutive N.C…. Read more »

ReCharged

ReCharged

The Providence Day girls soccer team began its season 4-3 last year, then followed the mediocre start with a magical ride. The Chargers reeled off 17 consecutive wins, went undefeated… Read more »

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How much is your desk worth?

How much is your desk worth?

Providence Day School teacher Ben Blaisdell’s class is more than just a math class – it has become a way of life for his students. Starting just four years ago… Read more »

MeckEd rallies support for teacher pay increases

MeckEd rallies support for teacher pay increases

It’s an important time for public education in North Carolina, and local education advocacy group MeckEd hopes community members take note and join the effort to ensure local and state… Read more »

Changes at ‘new Charlotte Prep’ come into sight

Changes at ‘new Charlotte Prep’ come into sight

The new athletic field at Charlotte Preparatory is more than a new space that will benefit the school’s physical education and athletic departments – it’s a new gateway into the… Read more »

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‘Disappearing Frogs Project’ raises awareness, rallies community

‘Disappearing Frogs Project’ raises awareness, rallies community

“There are many ways to measure what’s happening to our environment,” said Jan Valder Offerman, one of more than 150 guests who attended the recent opening reception for the “Disappearing… Read more »

Jewish Film Festival celebrates 10 years, expands reach

Jewish Film Festival celebrates 10 years, expands reach

“People still talk about films that we screened in year one or two,” said Debby Block, reflecting on a decade of helping run the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival that kicks… Read more »

Bringing a spark

Bringing a spark

When the curtain rises for “The Miss Firecracker Contest,” 24-year old Carnelle Scott is working tirelessly on a dance routine to “The Star Spangled Banner.”  She twirls around her living… Read more »

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How sweet it is at Tupelo

How sweet it is at Tupelo

For those of you who have been to Asheville and enjoyed this intimate little café, you’ve most likely stood in the line out the door when they open for breakfast,… Read more »

Stone Mountain has far to climb…

Stone Mountain has far to climb…

In the heart of Ballantyne is where you will find Stone Mountain Grill, flanked by Einstein Bros Bagels and across the street from Vine American Kitchen. The website describes the… Read more »

Taste Italy at Trattoria

Taste Italy at Trattoria

Just beyond the southern border of south Charlotte, straight down Providence Road in Waxhaw, you will find a delightful dining establishment. In a most unassuming small strip mall is where… Read more »

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