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PCAA seeks Pineville’s support, funding

PCAA seeks Pineville’s support, funding

The Pineville-Ballantyne Community Athletic Association, whose majority of participants live in south Charlotte, recently reached out to leaders in Pineville in hopes of finding funding and support, and possible incorporation… Read more »

Charlotte Catholic legend Jim Oddo announces retirement

Charlotte Catholic legend Jim Oddo announces retirement

Jim Oddo has been a fixture roaming the Charlotte Catholic sidelines on Friday nights since 1973, but this week the legendary coach announced he won’t return for his 42nd season… Read more »

Finding out what’s in a block of wood

Finding out what’s in a block of wood

The annual Charlotte Woodcarvers Club showcase will return to south Charlotte this weekend, bringing with it some of the most popular cartoon characters of all time. The Showcase of Woodcarvings… Read more »

Whole Foods planned for proposed Waverly project

Whole Foods planned for proposed Waverly project

Another Whole Foods Market could be coming to south Charlotte, if the Charlotte City Council approves plans for the proposed Waverly mixed-use center off Providence Road near Interstate 485. Developers… Read more »

Rash of break-ins hit business complex

Rash of break-ins hit business complex

Police are investigating after a number of businesses were broken into this week on Johnston Road. The seven businesses are all located inside the McGregor Downs Associates Building, located at… Read more »

Providence Day, South Meck students study the ‘RISE of Peace’

Providence Day, South Meck students study the ‘RISE of Peace’

Finding ways to change the world proves to be an intimidating task for many high school students, but thanks to Charlotte-based nonprofit Mothering Across Continents, 18 local high school students… Read more »

‘Disappearing Frogs Project’ raises awareness, rallies community

‘Disappearing Frogs Project’ raises awareness, rallies community

“There are many ways to measure what’s happening to our environment,” said Jan Valder Offerman, one of more than 150 guests who attended the recent opening reception for the “Disappearing… Read more »

Jewish Film Festival celebrates 10 years, expands reach

Jewish Film Festival celebrates 10 years, expands reach

“People still talk about films that we screened in year one or two,” said Debby Block, reflecting on a decade of helping run the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival that kicks… Read more »

Jatarie Takes Charge

Jatarie Takes Charge

For Jatarie White, being in the spotlight is nothing new. The Providence Day senior basketball star entered eighth grade at a staggering 6-foot-3 and it wasn’t long before she started… Read more »

Town vote opens door for tattoos, piercings at mall

Town vote opens door for tattoos, piercings at mall

Carolina Place Mall will soon be home to a new tattoo and piercing studio after Pineville Town Council voted 3-2 to approve a text amendment change to add tattoo and… Read more »

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