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Creating libraries one book at a time

Creating libraries one book at a time

Raising more than $11,000 last school year to build a school in South Sudan seems like a blur to Randolph IB Middle School media specialist Cheri Titlebaum. Titlebaum is one… Read more »

Publix charges into busy local grocery scene

Publix charges into busy local grocery scene

Publix is open for business in Ballantyne, as the upscale grocery store marks its expansion into Charlotte and joins the crowded market. The location, at 11222 Providence Road W. off… Read more »

Portraits celebrate a life well lived

Portraits celebrate a life well lived

Victoria Moreland always knew her aunt, Barbara Pennington, was a talented artist. But it wasn’t until Pennington’s death in 2013 when Moreland realized just how enormous her aunt’s collection of… Read more »

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 »