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Debated Weddington Road apartments get city approval

Debated Weddington Road apartments get city approval

A controversial low-income apartment complex was approved this week for Weddington Road in a Charlotte City Council conversation that had the area’s representative defending the reputation of some south Charlotte… Read more »

Johnston Road flyover starts crossing I-485

Johnston Road flyover starts crossing I-485

A project that transportation officials hope is the answer to morning congestion on Johnston Road at Interstate 485 is on target to open in June. Construction crews working with the… Read more »

Covenant Day theater students ready to raise the ‘Curtains’

Covenant Day theater students ready to raise the ‘Curtains’

A murder mystery “whodunit,” comedy and musical all wrapped up in a show within in a show – that’s how directors and cast at Covenant Day School describe their up-and-coming… Read more »

Gantt Center finds answers in dialogue with Question Bridge

Gantt Center finds answers in dialogue with Question Bridge

In the new exhibition at the Gantt Center, one man asks, “Why do we keep using the N word?”  In response, proud young black men explain their use of the… Read more »

Continuing a legacy

Continuing a legacy

Former Charlotte Hornets star Bobby Phills’ life ended tragically in a car accident on Tyvola Road in January 2000. The 6-foot-5 Southern University product joined the Hornets in 1997 and… Read more »

Bringing a piece of the mountains to Quail Hollow

Bringing a piece of the mountains to Quail Hollow

There’s a school of fish at Quail Hollow Middle… please ignore the pun. Sixth-grade science teacher Tim Kuzara manages the school’s Trout in the Classroom project, which invites students to… Read more »

New mayor hopes to tackle communication, bring new perspective

New mayor hopes to tackle communication, bring new perspective

It’s official – after 18 consecutive years, Pineville now has a new mayor on the job who is hoping to bring a fresh perspective to town business, issues and initiatives…. Read more »

Local police gear up for annual Bike to D.C. event

Local police gear up for annual Bike to D.C. event

Pineville Police Department’s Officer Matthew Woodrow will strap on his helmet for the first time this year as officers hit the road for the annual Bike to D.C. ride. Charlotte-Mecklenburg… Read more »

CCAC home may come down to who has control

CCAC home may come down to who has control

Pineville leaders aren’t sure what their role in the Civic and Cultural Arts Center of Pineville should be. And neither does Lee Baumgarten, the center’s executive director. “It’s really kind… Read more »

The Pineville Pilot Jan. Restaurant Scores

The Pineville Pilot Jan. Restaurant Scores

The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected the following restaurants from Dec. 4 to Jan. 15:   28134   • Food Lion produce, 317 S. Polk St. – 99 • Pineville… Read more »

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