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Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers

It had been more than a month since the Providence Day boys basketball team had lost when coach Brian Field walked into the locker room following their 12th straight victory… Read more »

Putting their art education on display

Putting their art education on display

Students at South Mecklenburg High School are learning what it means to have an education based on collaboration, problem-solving and real-world experience.   That’s been a driving force in the… Read more »

Troop 3 celebrates 75 years

Troop 3 celebrates 75 years

Former and current Scouts of Boy Scouts of America Troop 3 came together last weekend to celebrate the troop’s long, rich history in the Charlotte area. The troop, chartered at… Read more »

Chamber president highlights city’s 2013 accomplishments

Chamber president highlights city’s 2013 accomplishments

Charlotte had a good year in 2013. And area business leaders hope that doesn’t end now that the calendar says 2014. A key to continued success could be Ballantyne –… Read more »

Police investigate death of south Charlotte woman

Police investigate death of south Charlotte woman

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide/Assault with a Deadly Weapon Unit are investigating the death of a south Charlotte woman after she was found dead in her home on… Read more »

Bringing a spark

Bringing a spark

When the curtain rises for “The Miss Firecracker Contest,” 24-year old Carnelle Scott is working tirelessly on a dance routine to “The Star Spangled Banner.”  She twirls around her living… Read more »

Taste Italy at Trattoria

Taste Italy at Trattoria

Just beyond the southern border of south Charlotte, straight down Providence Road in Waxhaw, you will find a delightful dining establishment. In a most unassuming small strip mall is where… Read more »

Total Transformation

Total Transformation

When Myers Park junior guard Aliyah Mazyck steps onto the court, it’s pure magic.   She has everything coaches want in a player – speed, skill, a high basketball IQ… Read more »

Local neighborhoods see overall 3 percent crime drop

Local neighborhoods see overall 3 percent crime drop

Although south Charlotte police saw a 3 percent drop in crime in 2013, officers don’t plan to lessen their focus on decreasing property crimes in the area this year. South… Read more »

Wellness initiative helping thousands at Ballantyne businesses

Wellness initiative helping thousands at Ballantyne businesses

There’s yoga on putting greens, a field full of zumba-ers and food trucks straight from the farm. It’s all an attempt by leaders at the Ballantyne Corporate Park to help… Read more »