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The Ivey moves forward with expansion for overnight care

The Ivey moves forward with expansion for overnight care

Lynn Ivey has lived the role of caregiver, having watched her mother succumb to Alzheimer’s disease in 2006 and now seeing her father diagnosed with dementia. So she knows how… Read more »

Ending world hunger, one meal at a time

Ending world hunger, one meal at a time

Thousands of people across the globe will be a little less hungry, thanks to the efforts of volunteers at Matthews United Methodist Church. The church recently joined other Charlotte-area churches… Read more »

Charlotte Christian students take on a classic in ‘Fiddler’

Charlotte Christian students take on a classic in ‘Fiddler’

It’s a new chapter for Charlotte Christian School musical theater. The students are still driven, the talent is still ripe, but the leadership has changed, bringing in a dynamic duo… Read more »

Setting the Charlotte screen for film

Setting the Charlotte screen for film

Jacob Wishneck spends every day of life striving to be a true renaissance man, while also staying grounded and balanced in what matters most. The Charlotte Country Day School junior… Read more »

FBI documents paint picture of Cannon’s alleged corruption

FBI documents paint picture of Cannon’s alleged corruption

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 cash… Read more »

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 »

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