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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 »

CCAC losing home as town ponders its mission

CCAC losing home as town ponders its mission

Time is up for the Civic & Cultural Arts Center of Pineville. The looming chance the center’s rented space on Main Street could soon be sold has finally come to… Read more »

Polk site ready for facelift

Polk site ready for facelift

Scott Warren’s office looks like a Polk-paraphernalia-packed bomb went off, leaving books about the 11th president here, fliers about upcoming Polk-themed events there, forming what could be the center of… Read more »