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South Charlotte resident goes the extra mile

South Charlotte resident goes the extra mile

A south Charlotte resident ran almost 50 miles to bring hope and a new life to women who have suffered from domestic violence. Providence Plantation resident Indu Vaidyanathan has spent… Read more »

Giving thanks with a grateful heart

Giving thanks with a grateful heart

As November wanes and people eagerly anticipate Christmas, a handful of churches are taking time to help members reflect on their blessings in the spirit of Thanksgiving. Several churches in… Read more »

News Briefs: Nov. 21 to 27, 2014

News Briefs: Nov. 21 to 27, 2014

Twins earn Eagle Scout together Twins Justin and Brad Stojetz came into the world together, and on July 31, just before their 16th birthday, the brothers earned the rank of… Read more »

Thanksgiving Day tradition returning to Ballantyne

Thanksgiving Day tradition returning to Ballantyne

People in the Ballantyne and Blakeney areas who are looking to start a new Thanksgiving tradition and help those less fortunate during the holidays should look no further than their… Read more »

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Knights are champions again

Knights are champions again

There couldn’t have been a more fitting end to Charlotte Christian’s season than the Knights final offensive play in the N.C. Independent School’s Ahtletic Association championship on Nov.14. After having… Read more »

Six Shooters

Six Shooters

When you’ve won five consecutive state championships and nine of the previous 10 titles, the first question Providence Day girls basketball coach Josh Springer – the orchestrator of all of… Read more »

Third Time’s the Charm

Third Time’s the Charm

For the past two seasons, Charlotte Christian has finished its year by walking off its home field holding the state championship trophy in their hands. On Friday, Nov. 14, the… Read more »

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Even though Charlotte Latin is back in the state championship game for the second consecutive season, Hawks coach Larry McNulty and his team have a totally different feeling this time… Read more »

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Blowing out the candles: British International School celebrates 10th anniversary

Blowing out the candles: British International School celebrates 10th anniversary

BALLANTYNE – The British International School of Charlotte celebrated a decade of individualized instruction, internationalism and development last week. The school, formerly known as the British American School of Charlotte,… Read more »

Education Notes: Nov. 21 to 27, 2014

Education Notes: Nov. 21 to 27, 2014

Ballantyne preschool gives back Preschoolers at Rainbow Station, a Ballantyne leadership preschool located at 9829 Providence Road W., collected more than $412 in spare change to donate to the Ronald… Read more »

Local author encourages Charlotte Latin students to respect, honor veterans

Local author encourages Charlotte Latin students to respect, honor veterans

Charlotte Latin School held an assembly to honor area veterans and to teach students about the importance of Veteran’s Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11. “This is to recognize those among… Read more »

MeckEd features youth voice

MeckEd features youth voice

Charlotte-Mecklenburg student leaders voiced their concerns and opinions about the district’s school system at MeckEd’s community conversation on Thursday, Nov. 13. A nonprofit, education advocacy group, MeckEd hosted a panel… Read more »

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Arts & Entertainment Notes: Nov. 14 to 20, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Nov. 14 to 20, 2014

Crown Artists exhibit debuts at the Cornwell Center Crown Artists recently debuted the group’s first exhibition, “Expressions,” which opened in Charlotte at the Cornwell Center on Nov. 1. “Expressions” features… Read more »

Art, girls and granddaughters

Art, girls and granddaughters

Kay Jaitly has enjoyed writing ever since her first writing assignment – an essay on raccoons she wrote in the second grade. “I couldn’t wait to get home after school… Read more »

Finding the magic in you

Finding the magic in you

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Tony-award-winning Broadway musical, “Cinderella,” conjures up whimsical magic with a journey of self-discovery, giving the classic story a modern twist. The modern version takes audiences into a… Read more »

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 »

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Temptress of tacos

Temptress of tacos

TTW is not a texting term. It stands for tacos, tequila and whiskey (and spells Bakersfield). You might wonder why the name, Bakersfield, for the newly-opened temptress of tacos on… Read more »

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 »