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Families honor, cherish life of neighbor

Families honor, cherish life of neighbor

The Grist family will gather this Christmas in their long-time Barclay Downs home, adorned in matching pajamas, reading “The Polar Express” and missing someone who won’t be with them for… Read more »

South Charlotte seeks sixth straight year of crime reduction

South Charlotte seeks sixth straight year of crime reduction

Police in south Charlotte’s South Division have three weeks left before they can claim their sixth straight year of seeing a decline in local crime. But the last few months… Read more »

Ballantyne park on target for spring opening

Ballantyne park on target for spring opening

Officials with Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation say the new Ballantyne Community Park going beside the Morrison Family YMCA should open to residents in the spring. The facility will include… Read more »

Going live in 3… 2… 1…

Going live in 3… 2… 1…

Drew Kromer can be found every Friday bustling around South Mecklenburg High School’s broadcasting studio, directing operations and ensuring his team of about 11 students are ready to go on… Read more »

Belk Bowl grants benefit three local schools

Belk Bowl grants benefit three local schools

Three schools in south Charlotte will have some extra cash this year to purchase much needed technology for their students, teachers and classrooms. Students and staff at Beverly Woods Elementary… Read more »

Happy Holidays features young dancers with high hopes

Happy Holidays features young dancers with high hopes

Students at Charlotte’s Jami Masters School of Dance were working hard last weekend in their last few days of rehearsal for “Happy Holidays.” Choreographers led the frenzy as students rushed… Read more »

Swinging Success

Swinging Success

Charlotte Catholic senior Grace Deering will admit that she was very much a rookie when she started playing at Line 4 on the Cougar tennis team as a freshman. But… Read more »

Latin’s Reigel reaches milestone in dramatic fashion

Latin’s Reigel reaches milestone in dramatic fashion

Charlotte Latin senior forward Rusty Reigel entered the Hawks’ Dec. 2 game against Forsyth Country Day needing two points to reach the 1,000-point milestone. Reigel, the reigning South Charlotte Weekly… Read more »

SouthPark families invited to go ‘romping’ for holidays

SouthPark families invited to go ‘romping’ for holidays

It’s easy to forget about working out and eating healthy during the holidays, what with shopping, holiday work deadlines, out-of-town visitors and disrupted school schedules to deal with. Luckily for… Read more »

Jabian works to fill job slots in SouthPark

Jabian works to fill job slots in SouthPark

An Atlanta-based strategic management and technology-consulting firm that moved to SouthPark in September is in the process of adding 100 new jobs over the next five years in south Charlotte…. Read more »

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