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Ballantyne women throw party in pink to raise cancer awareness

Ballantyne women throw party in pink to raise cancer awareness

About 180 pink-clad women came to Ballantyne Country Club on Tuesday, Sept. 23, to play golf and enjoy a luncheon, all while raising funds for Susan G. Komen, a foundation… Read more »

Harris Y breaks ground on new children’s space

Harris Y breaks ground on new children’s space

An area YMCA will provide a new space to allow children “to learn, make friends and thrive.” The Harris YMCA, located at 5900 Quail Hollow Road, hosted groundbreaking for its… Read more »

New STEM-centered charter school to arrive in Charlotte

New STEM-centered charter school to arrive in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE – On Sept 4 the North Carolina Board of Education voted to move 11 charter schools into the planning-year phase, with a target opening of August 2015. One of… Read more »

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Heart & hustle: Shannon Baker

Heart & hustle: Shannon Baker

Coach Lisa Thompson is running her team through a series of offensive fast break drills to close out a recent practice. As the offensive players line up to attack the… Read more »

Thompson shines on court

Thompson shines on court

Current Quail Hollow Middle School seventh-grader Jenna Thompson recently represented North Carolina as the state’s No. 1 tennis player in her age group at the 12-under Southern Cup in Chattanooga,… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Sept. 19 to 25

Sports Shorts: Sept. 19 to 25

AK’s Jordan Muhammad commits to Princeton Ardrey Kell senior point guard Jordan Muhammad committed to continue her basketball career at Princeton University earlier this fall. A four-year starter, Muhammad helped… Read more »

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Education Notes: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Education Notes: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Providence High to sell mattresses for football program Providence High School is hosting a mattress sale on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to benefit the Providence… Read more »

Ballantyne Elementary places top 20 in reading competition

Ballantyne Elementary places top 20 in reading competition

While some kids watched television this summer, Ballantyne Elementary School students were paving their way into the world record books. Ballantyne Elementary placed 11th in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge,… Read more »

Learned global perspective creates links of compassion

Learned global perspective creates links of compassion

Area schools are taking on a global perspective program inspired by a Charlotte family who traveled around the world. Three Charlotte schools – Eastover Elementary School, Thomasboro Elementary School and… Read more »

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Arts & Culture News & Notes: Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Arts & Culture News & Notes: Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Tree Party opening reception Sept. 5 Ciel Gallery is partnering with the nonprofit TreesCharlotte to host “Tree Party,” a national exhibition that will open next month. The show, juried by… Read more »

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 »

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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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