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Troop 3 celebrates 75 years

Troop 3 celebrates 75 years

Former and current Scouts of Boy Scouts of America Troop 3 came together last weekend to celebrate the troop’s long, rich history in the Charlotte area. The troop, chartered at… Read more »

Chamber president highlights city’s 2013 accomplishments

Chamber president highlights city’s 2013 accomplishments

Charlotte had a good year in 2013. And area business leaders hope that doesn’t end now that the calendar says 2014. A key to continued success could be Ballantyne –… Read more »

Police investigate death of south Charlotte woman

Police investigate death of south Charlotte woman

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide/Assault with a Deadly Weapon Unit are investigating the death of a south Charlotte woman after she was found dead in her home on… Read more »

Bringing a spark

Bringing a spark

When the curtain rises for “The Miss Firecracker Contest,” 24-year old Carnelle Scott is working tirelessly on a dance routine to “The Star Spangled Banner.”  She twirls around her living… Read more »

Taste Italy at Trattoria

Taste Italy at Trattoria

Just beyond the southern border of south Charlotte, straight down Providence Road in Waxhaw, you will find a delightful dining establishment. In a most unassuming small strip mall is where… Read more »

Total Transformation

Total Transformation

When Myers Park junior guard Aliyah Mazyck steps onto the court, it’s pure magic.   She has everything coaches want in a player – speed, skill, a high basketball IQ… Read more »

Local neighborhoods see overall 3 percent crime drop

Local neighborhoods see overall 3 percent crime drop

Although south Charlotte police saw a 3 percent drop in crime in 2013, officers don’t plan to lessen their focus on decreasing property crimes in the area this year. South… Read more »

Wellness initiative helping thousands at Ballantyne businesses

Wellness initiative helping thousands at Ballantyne businesses

There’s yoga on putting greens, a field full of zumba-ers and food trucks straight from the farm. It’s all an attempt by leaders at the Ballantyne Corporate Park to help… Read more »

YMCA classes seek to provide a safer community

YMCA classes seek to provide a safer community

Life-threatening emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere and at anytime. That sobering fact has been the driving force behind a two-year partnership between the American Red Cross and the Morrison… Read more »

Helping boys chase their dreams

Helping boys chase their dreams

When Stephen Vaughn’s dad died just a few years ago, it helped put life into perspective for the former physical education teacher. Vaughn grew up in a faith-based home filled… Read more »

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