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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Local schools compete for big bucks from Bing

Local schools compete for big bucks from Bing

by Sarah Gilbert Ballantyne and Olde Providence elementary schools are in the running to win up to $100,000 from Bing. Elementary, middle and high schools from across the country have… Read more »

Residents protest Quail Corners rezoning

Residents protest Quail Corners rezoning

Many worry zoning change could bring unwanted businesses, extra traffic to area by Mike Parks Some Park Road-corridor residents are angry about a rezoning request that could bring a drive-through… Read more »

Utility addressing too-long billing cycles, poorly worded bills

Utility addressing too-long billing cycles, poorly worded bills

Utility also offers one-time adjustments in some unresolved cases by Frank DeLoache Franklin Reid was prepared for a tussle with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities Department, but instead, he was pleasantly surprised… Read more »

Tournament to help military outreach groups

Tournament to help military outreach groups

Birdies for the Brave coming to Piper Glen Nov. 3 by Kim Gibson Piper Glen Country Club needs another 48 golfers to reach a full field for the 2010 Birdies… Read more »

South Charlotte Jewish centers get some needed cash

South Charlotte Jewish centers get some needed cash

by Mike Parks Three Charlotte-area Jewish centers and temples are getting a slice of more than $153,000 in grant funding being handed out across the country. The funds, handed out… Read more »

New operating officer coming to blood center

New operating officer coming to blood center

Lynn Crow is the new chief operating officer of the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. It’s a familiar position for Crow, who previously served as chief operating officer of… Read more »

County Employee of the year named

County Employee of the year named

Mecklenburg County has named Department of Social Services case manager Danisa Concepcion its 2010 Employee of the Year. “With the economy and the way that things are, everybody is doing… Read more »

Walkers needed for CROP Hunger Walk

Walkers needed for CROP Hunger Walk

Organizers say people still have time to take part in the 32nd annual Charlotte CROP Hunger Walk on Oct. 31. Funds raised go toward feeding those living below the poverty… Read more »

Walk With Me raises more than $100,000

Walk With Me raises more than $100,000

The 11th annual Walk With Me fundraiser raised more than $100,000 Saturday, Oct. 16, for families managing disabilities and mental health challenges in Charlotte. More than 600 people took part… Read more »

Make-A-Wish walk nears

Make-A-Wish walk nears

People will crowd Carowinds Saturday, Oct. 23, for Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Walk for Wishes fundraising event. Last year, 300 people raised more than $37,000 during the south Charlotte walk. Organizers, who… Read more »

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