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Lasting Impact

Lasting Impact

The dilemma of choosing between playing academy soccer or for their school teams can be a tough one for most high school-aged soccer players. Academy typically has the highest-level players… Read more »

Local students hang out with Charlotte’s Superman

Local students hang out with Charlotte’s Superman

Students in south Charlotte recently had the chance to go Christmas shopping with one of Charlotte’s biggest celebrities. Eight students from Collinswood Language Academy in south Charlotte, along with 16… Read more »

Wingate looking for bigger impact in Ballantyne

Wingate looking for bigger impact in Ballantyne

With only a few months at the new Ballantyne campus and the first semester under their belt, officials at Wingate University are already looking at ways to grow their south… Read more »

City hears debate on Weddington Road apartments

City hears debate on Weddington Road apartments

Charlotte City Council members entered the fray this week in an ongoing debate over a proposed low-income resident apartment project that has some south Charlotte neighborhoods up in arms. Critics… Read more »

Falcon Leaders ease classroom stress

Falcon Leaders ease classroom stress

You don’t have to be a parent or an adult to volunteer and make a difference in local schools – that’s the belief of leaders at Smithfield Elementary School and… Read more »

A tale of two pizzas

A tale of two pizzas

Pizza No. 1 – I recall seeing the first press release, a little more than five years ago, exclaiming that 200 Donatos were going to be built in the fast-growing… Read more »

Portland, Trailblazer

Portland, Trailblazer

Brian Rosen took over the Charlotte Country Day volleyball program in 2009, and has since built the Bucs into one of the state’s best teams. While they’ve increased their win… Read more »

Town, art center search for new home

Town, art center search for new home

Pineville’s small-but-growing arts community could be displaced soon, and town leaders are scrambling to find a solution. The Civic and Cultural Arts Center of Pineville, currently located along Pineville’s historic… Read more »

PCAA to seek funds to again call Pineville home

PCAA to seek funds to again call Pineville home

Demolition is finished at Pineville Elementary School, but it’s still unclear when the Pineville-Ballantyne Community Athletic Association will again call the Pineville Elementary School campus home. The association, which started… Read more »

Business group seeks extra help in Pineville

Business group seeks extra help in Pineville

Business leaders in Pineville are working to create a better connection between stores and town leaders while also trying to bring in more funds to support the downtown area. The… Read more »

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