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Local student is singing her way to success

Local student is singing her way to success

Julia Lang has loved singing since she was 5 years old and has spent the majority of the past decade taking voice lessons and performing in choirs and stage musicals…. Read more »

South Charlotte schools named Blumey Award nominees

South Charlotte schools named Blumey Award nominees

Nominations for the third annual Blumey Awards, presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts and Wells Fargo, were recently announced, including nominations for several south Charlotte schools. The Blumey Awards recognize and… Read more »

Fahrenheit – HOTTER THAN HOT!

Fahrenheit – HOTTER THAN HOT!

It’s not often I decide to make the trip to Uptown from south Charlotte just to go out for a meal, even though it’s 30 minutes away at most for… Read more »

Billboard features local artist/teacher

Billboard features local artist/teacher

When most people encounter Natalie Bork after seeing her artwork displayed on an Interstate 77 billboard, the first question they ask is, “What is that?” Bork’s billboard is a close-up… Read more »

Charger hurdles to new heights

Charger hurdles to new heights

Then-freshman Anna Cockrell etched her name into the record book  on the final day of the 2013 track and field season, running her way to a pair of individual events…. Read more »

New Publix gives to area schools

New Publix gives to area schools

Publix opened its second North Carolina location this week, in the process giving back to a number of south Charlotte students. The new store opened Wednesday, April 23, at 3110… Read more »

Hamburgers, hot dogs to help give kids the world

Hamburgers, hot dogs to help give kids the world

Ballantyne residents will gather for a good old-fashioned cookout in two weeks to help children needing something to smile about experience a special treat. Staybridge Suites Charlotte Ballantyne will host… Read more »

Families invited back to Tri! Ballantyne festivities

Families invited back to Tri! Ballantyne festivities

Running, cycling, swimming and face painting. The four may not go together at most triathlon events, but they do when the triathlon is happening in Ballantyne. The fifth annual Tri!… Read more »

SCW News Briefs – April 25

SCW News Briefs – April 25

Area Shepherd’s Center services come to an end The Shepherd’s Center, which provides services to Charlotte-area seniors, announced this week it would cease its operation in southern Mecklenburg at the… Read more »

Young and old work to find independence

Young and old work to find independence

Embracing the community is a top priority for Southminster, a continuing care retirement community on Park Road.  That’s why they’ve worked to become part of the fabric of south Charlotte… Read more »

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