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2014 will be busy in Ballantyne

2014 will be busy in Ballantyne

This weekend’s Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting will paint a picture of what Ballantyne residents can expect to see in terms of economic development in the area in 2014. Like the… Read more »

Property tax reval work continues locally

Property tax reval work continues locally

South Charlotte residents living along Weddington Road may have seen a vehicle driving slowly through their neighborhood last week, but it wasn’t a thief looking for an easy crime. It… Read more »

Rusty Onion is a fresh take on pizza

Rusty Onion is a fresh take on pizza

The place was Carmella’s Pizzeria for quite some time, but it closed, leaving Rotelli’s across the street as the closest pizza joint. Then Rotelli’s closed, but back across the street,… Read more »

Second wave of road construction coming soon

Second wave of road construction coming soon

Officials with Ballantyne’s Bissell Companies are preparing to start work on the next group of road projects aimed at improving congestion and adding pedestrian and bicyclist safety enhancements around the… Read more »

Ballantyne Festival starts gearing up early

Ballantyne Festival starts gearing up early

Leaders of the annual Ballantyne Festival are looking to hire an event planner to help turn this year’s affair into an even bigger spectacle than years past. The festival has… Read more »

Parents, students to learn more about CMS magnet options

Parents, students to learn more about CMS magnet options

It’s a new year – and that means another chance for students looking to explore new program options in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to enter the district’s first lottery. The annual CMS… Read more »

Second Harvest gets new ride

Second Harvest gets new ride

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina recently received a new set of wheels from Bissell Companies, filled with more than 350 turkeys. The Ford E250 Cargo Van and turkeys… Read more »

Children, elderly get donations, gifts for holiday

Children, elderly get donations, gifts for holiday

A local business gave children and senior citizens the Christmas they wished for this year through employee donations. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, located in the Ballantyne Corporate Park, donated… Read more »

Rea Road widening project nears next step

Rea Road widening project nears next step

Drivers who use Rea Road north of N.C. 51 will see some changes in the next few weeks as Charlotte crews continue work on a project that was years in… Read more »

Students at South Meck, Collinswood become amigos

Students at South Meck, Collinswood become amigos

Students in South Mecklenburg High School’s Spanish Immersion class are using their Spanish-speaking skills to show students at Collinswood Language Academy that learning the language can be fun and entertaining…. Read more »

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