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Jingle all the way to the finish line

Jingle all the way to the finish line

When Bryce Eddy was about 16 months old, her parents knew something wasn’t right. The south Charlotte child was having trouble walking and standing up in her crib, particularly in… Read more »

Honoring Grier

Honoring Grier

Grier Christenbury, the inspiration behind the local Cookies For Kids’ Cancer efforts, died this week at the age of 9 after a long battle with neuroblastoma. The south Charlotte boy… Read more »

Local Rally group first ever to win Komen award

Local Rally group first ever to win Komen award

It isn’t enough for the Ballantyne Country Club Rally volunteers to just be the best in the nation at fundraising for Susan G. Komen’s Rally for the Cure. They have… Read more »

Local students continue tradition at soup kitchen

Local students continue tradition at soup kitchen

Serving and interacting with Charlotte residents in need is something a group of students at Park Road Montessori School not only enjoy, but a weekly ritual they look forward to…. Read more »

Cougar seniors make a splash

Cougar seniors make a splash

It’s impossible to talk about high school girls swimming in North Carolina without first talking about Charlotte Catholic. The Cougars have dominated swimming programs from across the state on their… Read more »

Shoot for the Moon

Shoot for the Moon

When Moon Cheong arrived as a freshman to the esteemed Ardrey Kell girls golf team, she wasn’t sure what to expect or how her season was going to play out…. Read more »

Barry Impressive

Barry Impressive

Coach Deb Savino said she’s never had someone quite like senior midfielder Sarah Barry in her many seasons leading the Charlotte Latin field hockey team. And that’s a very good… Read more »

Ballantyne area gets own turkey-themed run

Ballantyne area gets own turkey-themed run

Community members looking for a pre-Thanksgiving workout before turkey comas and belly aches set in don’t have to go too far, thanks to the efforts of one local family. Gary… Read more »

New council will have big development decisions to make

New council will have big development decisions to make

A number of big-name, and in some cases controversial, proposed developments in south Charlotte are waiting for the new Charlotte City Council to be seated next month before possibly moving… Read more »

Dulin will miss relationships the most

Dulin will miss relationships the most

For Andy Dulin, current District 6 representative for Charlotte City Council, working in public service has always been about the people. Dulin, who was first elected to city council in… Read more »

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