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A night out for a cause: Area moms host event to support Down syndrome

A night out for a cause: Area moms host event to support Down syndrome

CHARLOTTE – A group of south Charlotte mothers have come together to organize an event that supports Down syndrome, a cause that’s close to their hearts. The mothers, who refer… Read more »

Local business brings words to forefront

Local business brings words to forefront

A local couple’s time living and working in Amsterdam sparked a new clothing line that promotes cultural sensitivity, reminiscent of their experience with the culture and language of the Netherlands…. Read more »

Scrabble spells closeness for south Charlotte family

Scrabble spells closeness for south Charlotte family

Scrabble might be a fun way to learn new words and pass time for some, but the game means so much more to Katya Lezin and her three children. The… Read more »

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Big Man on Campus: Brian Chaffin

Big Man on Campus: Brian Chaffin

Charlotte Christian’s Brian Chaffin is a bit of an oddity, but to him that’s a huge compliment. At 6-foot-1 and 286-pounds of lean muscle, his body is already matured well… Read more »

Q&A: Abe Wehmiller, Charlotte Country Day’s new athletics director

Q&A: Abe Wehmiller, Charlotte Country Day’s new athletics director

Since taking over the Charlotte Country Day athletics director position on July 1, Abe Wehmiller has been a busy man getting to know all of his staff and coaches. A… Read more »

Q&A: Scott Chadwick, Myers Park’s new football coach

Q&A: Scott Chadwick, Myers Park’s new football coach

Scott Chadwick was named the new Myers Park football coach in January, replacing Scott Stein who coached the Mustangs for one season but missed much of the year due to… Read more »

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Elon Park fourth-grade student struts across pageant stage

Elon Park fourth-grade student struts across pageant stage

A rising fourth-grader from Elon Park Elementary School showed she could sashay across the stage with the best of them earlier this summer. Nine-year-old Tori Noelle Jarrett was named a… Read more »

Morrison speaks at Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting

Morrison speaks at Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting

BALLANTYNE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison recently gave area parents an update on the district’s future plans and the urgency for more education funding. Morrison presented district-wide updates regarding… Read more »

Education News & Notes: Aug. 22 to 28

Education News & Notes: Aug. 22 to 28

CMS students head back to school Charlotte-Mecklenburg School students will head back to school on Aug. 25. The community is advised to watch out for buses and students on their… Read more »

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Art & Culture Notes: Aug. 15 to 21

Art & Culture Notes: Aug. 15 to 21

Arts & Science Council accepting grant applications The Arts & Science Council is currently accepting applications for the Regional Artist Project Grant. The grant provides funds of up to $2,000… Read more »

Charlotte graduate stays on her toes

Charlotte graduate stays on her toes

While her classmates were walking across the stage at Oven’s Auditorium to celebrate graduation last month, Performing Learning Center’s eLearning Academy graduate Eleanor “Ellie” Frith was preparing for her performance… Read more »

Jazz Arts Initiative hosts music legends to inspire local students

Jazz Arts Initiative hosts music legends to inspire local students

“The purpose of the riff is to propel the groove,” proclaimed famed jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis to a theater full of jazz musicians and students at a clinic held Sunday,… Read more »

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Relish the flavors of Burger 21

Relish the flavors of Burger 21

Only one word can describe our appetite for burgers: insatiable.  We just can’t seem to get enough, and in as many different ways as possible. Here is a yummy case… Read more »

Elwood’s– the brothers’ food sings

Elwood’s– the brothers’ food sings

Most everyone would agree that if you want a real challenge, especially one that will most likely result in a financial catastrophe, just open a restaurant. If you want to… Read more »

Fahrenheit – HOTTER THAN HOT!

Fahrenheit – HOTTER THAN HOT!

It’s not often I decide to make the trip to Uptown from south Charlotte just to go out for a meal, even though it’s 30 minutes away at most for… Read more »

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