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Balloon sinus dilation improves life for sinusitis sufferers

Balloon sinus dilation improves life for sinusitis sufferers

A new procedure is paving the way for patients to have their sinuses corrected long term in just 30 minutes and without leaving their physician’s office. Doctors are considering the… Read more »

Local kids pitch in on national effort

Local kids pitch in on national effort

Danny Nickerson, a 5-year-old boy from Massachusetts, made one request for his sixth birthday: birthday cards. And one south Charlotte organization is helping to make that wish come true. People… Read more »

Ballantyne flyover on target to open late next week

Ballantyne flyover on target to open late next week

The Johnston Road flyover, which aims to reduce congestion for Ballantyne drivers trying to reach the Interstate 485 inner loop, is on schedule to open late next week, according to… Read more »

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Softball Player of the Year: Haley Reid

Softball Player of the Year: Haley Reid

The Providence softball team has been on the cusp of overtaking the top spot in the Southwestern 4A conference for the past few seasons. This year, after realignment pushed them… Read more »

Girls soccer player of the year: Ellie Deaver

Girls soccer player of the year: Ellie Deaver

Being recruited by Division I programs is nothing new for rising Providence senior Ellie Deaver. Her brother, Braxton Deaver, graduated from Providence in 2009 and was charted as the 121st… Read more »

Glenn twins win: Anna and Grace Glenn compete at Junior Olympic Nationals

Glenn twins win: Anna and Grace Glenn compete at Junior Olympic Nationals

Anna and Grace Glenn, rising juniors at South Mecklenburg High School, were just months old when they were adopted from China by Neil and Cindi Glenn. Now 16 years old,… Read more »

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Reading into the record books

Reading into the record books

Some students are splashing around in the swimming pool this summer, but Ballantyne Elementary School students are busy reading to help their school make it into the world record books. … Read more »

Giving them a chance to succeed

Giving them a chance to succeed

Area children are gaining literacy and character-building skills this summer as part of Freedom School on Providence Day School’s campus.  Freedom School is a six-week summer program of the Children’s… Read more »

Preparing for the future: Charlotte Prep invests in STEM curriculum

Preparing for the future: Charlotte Prep invests in STEM curriculum

Charlotte Preparatory School is taking a step forward when it comes to embracing science, technology, engineering and math for its students. The south Charlotte school recently invested approximately $225,000 through… Read more »

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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 »

Discovery Place’s Van Gogh Alive inspires quiet awe

Discovery Place’s Van Gogh Alive inspires quiet awe

Fine art is typically shown in a quiet museum. When that museum is Discovery Place filled with young children looking at beautiful artwork, the silence is remarkable. The artwork of… Read more »

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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 »

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 »

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