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An enriching partnership

An enriching partnership

When Ron and Frances Liss retired years ago, they didn’t want to just sit at home and watch TV. The couple instead wanted to volunteer their time and abilities to… Read more »

Taking the reigns

Taking the reigns

For the first time in 42 years, the Charlotte Catholic football team will have a new leader as Mike Brodowicz is taking over for long-time coach Jim Oddo, who announced… Read more »

Rebuilt for Success

Rebuilt for Success

No one knew what to expect from Charlotte Catholic when rugby season rolled around this year. The five-time defending N.C. High School Rugby Association champions, who have finished as a… Read more »

Family-friendly festival to benefit the four-legged

Family-friendly festival to benefit the four-legged

When Karen Coll learned 12,000 animals are euthanized in the Charlotte area each year, she wanted to do something to make a difference. So, she enlisted the help of volunteers,… Read more »

Ride to Recovery needs boost

Ride to Recovery needs boost

Jill MacDonald can’t imagine what it would have been like if her mother didn’t have someone to help her to and from cancer treatments. “She had somebody, which is nice,”… Read more »

U.S. Senate unanimously approves Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act

U.S. Senate unanimously approves Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act

A federal child abuse bill that’s been in the works for more than a year will soon become law. The United States Senate unanimously approved the Kilah Davenport Child Protection… Read more »

Grass a good bit greener across state line?

Grass a good bit greener across state line?

School advocates say Mecklenburg County is facing an exodus, one that could hit Ballantyne hard. While leaders with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools wait to see what help they will receive from Gov…. Read more »

Chinault, Shockley honored at CMS

Chinault, Shockley honored at CMS

Going above and beyond for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ students isn’t hard when you’re passionate about teaching. That’s the philosophy and essence of two south Charlotte teachers who were recently named CMS… Read more »

Discovery Place’s Van Gogh Alive inspires quiet awe

Discovery Place’s Van Gogh Alive inspires quiet awe

Fine art is typically shown in a quiet museum. When that museum is Discovery Place filled with young children looking at beautiful artwork, the silence is remarkable. The artwork of… Read more »

Mustangs on a mission

Mustangs on a mission

When Myers Park’s girls soccer captain Virginia McNeill stepped onto the practice field for the first time to start her senior season, she was well aware that this would be… Read more »

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