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Students at a crossroad

Students at a crossroad

Five middle-school-aged children and three adults peer down Pineville-Matthews Road as westbound traffic barrels by at 50 miles per hour. It’s nearing 4 p.m. and traffic levels are starting to… Read more »

Racing in the name of Taylor

Racing in the name of Taylor

One local woman is lacing up her running shoes to bring awareness of rare diseases to people across the United States. Avid runner and south Charlotte resident Laura King Edwards… Read more »

Exploring barrier island nature through literature

Exploring barrier island nature through literature

If you want something done, sometimes you have to do it yourself. That’s the lesson south Charlotte resident Catherine Farley and her daughters, Madeline and Mary Catherine, learned through collaborating… Read more »

News Briefs: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2014

News Briefs: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2014

South Charlotte Rotary Club honors member for half century of perfect attendance The Charlotte Dilworth South End Rotary Club honored member Harding Shinn for 50 years of perfect attendance. “When… Read more »

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The final chapter

The final chapter

Charlotte Country Day knew what expectations they faced before the season began, but instead of using it as pressure, they used it as motivation. By the time the curtain finally… Read more »

History repeated

History repeated

To say the Providence Day boys cross-country team has dominated over the last decade would be an understatement. Going into the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Class 3A state meet… Read more »

Twice as nice

Twice as nice

Charlotte Country Day used an impenetrable defense, timely production from its offense and a total team effort to claim the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association’s 2014 field hockey title with… Read more »

The last hurdle

The last hurdle

Looking at the experience of their returning runners and infusion of talent in their strong freshman class, the Providence Day girls cross-country team set a goal to win their second… Read more »

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Education Notes: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2014

Education Notes: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2014

Charlotte Secondary to host open houses Charlotte Secondary School will host open houses for prospective students and families to tour the campus and will attend information sessions with current students… Read more »

South Charlotte Middle student dips a brush into passion

South Charlotte Middle student dips a brush into passion

Eighth-grader Madison Dahl has a love for animals, but she also has an artistic talent her family and art teacher cannot ignore. Madison, a student at South Charlotte Middle School,… Read more »

Concert tour strikes a cord at South Meck

Concert tour strikes a cord at South Meck

South Mecklenburg High School students took a break from the classroom and enjoyed an afternoon of live music and interactive fun. High School Nation, a live concert tour that emphasizes… Read more »

CMS reveals recommendations for 2015-16 school year to board

CMS reveals recommendations for 2015-16 school year to board

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools unveiled proposals for the 2015-16 school year at the Oct. 14 meeting of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education that could bring relief to overcrowding problems at Huntingtowne Farms… Read more »

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Finding liberation in art

Finding liberation in art

Providence Day School art students took a visual trip to Central America last week as part of the school’s global artist-in-residence program. Costa Rican artist Fabio Herrera visited advanced middle… Read more »

Falling Slowly: “Once” closes Blumenthal’s 2013-14 Broadway Lights season in applause

Falling Slowly: “Once” closes Blumenthal’s 2013-14 Broadway Lights season in applause

The feel of Blumenthal Arts’ production of “Once” is a far cry from the usual, “better than you” air many theatre productions can create. While the magic of a Broadway… Read more »

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 »

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Authentic taste makes Malaya

Authentic taste makes Malaya

Thousands of people in cars, hungry for cuisine that is appealing and somewhat unique, pass across the front of this eatery every week, and many may not even know it… Read more »

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 »

Umai enjoyable, though price is not

Umai enjoyable, though price is not

The Quail Corners shopping center has recently undergone a transition, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised if you haven’t been there in some time. Along with a more aesthetically pleasing design,… 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 »