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MetLife celebrates new Ballantyne location

MetLife celebrates new Ballantyne location

MetLife was officially welcomed to Charlotte this week, as representatives with the insurance giant mingled with local and state leaders Thursday, March 27, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Ballantyne. MetLife,… Read more »

Residents worried about Woodie’s Auto Service shop

Residents worried about Woodie’s Auto Service shop

Residents at the Adair at Ballantyne townhome community may soon see a long-forgotten project come to fruition next door, and that has some in the area up in arms with… Read more »

Bringing global lessons closer to home

Bringing global lessons closer to home

Showing acts of kindness has become a staple in the lives of J.D. Lewis and his two sons. The boys, who in 2011-12 set a world record by traveling to… Read more »

A talent in wish granting

A talent in wish granting

Spotlighting students’ talents to help others in need is a win-win situation for students, staff and leaders at South Charlotte Middle School. Their efforts also were a win this year… Read more »

Turner’s Time To Shine

Turner’s Time To Shine

Calvin Davis has been in the tennis game a long time. He knows the sport inside and out and has coached some of the most proficient players in the game… Read more »

Mayor Cannon resigns after FBI corruption charges

Mayor Cannon resigns after FBI corruption charges

Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, a Ballantyne resident, resigned his office Wednesday, March 26, after being arrested and charged for allegedly violating federal public corruption laws by accepting some $48,000 in… Read more »

Bill James unopposed, fight for at-large seats

Bill James unopposed, fight for at-large seats

Nine-term Mecklenburg County Commissioner Bill James will not face a registered opponent after no one filed to run against the county’s longest-serving commissioner last month, though there will be a… Read more »

Town begins to look at 2014-15 fiscal budget

Town begins to look at 2014-15 fiscal budget

Budget discussions are already headed in a different direction this year, thanks to new Pineville town administrator Haynes Brigman and recently hired finance director Richard Dixon. It’s the first budget… Read more »

Pineville agrees to partner with athletic association

Pineville agrees to partner with athletic association

Pineville Town Council voted Tuesday, March 11, to enter into a partnership with the Pineville-Ballantyne Community Athletic Association that would bring youth athletics under the umbrella of the Pineville Parks… Read more »

Becoming a ‘Modern Mosaic Master’

Becoming a ‘Modern Mosaic Master’

Pineville residents will have a chance to express their creative side and view the artwork of their neighbors at a new business in downtown starting in May. M3 Gallery, which… Read more »

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