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Annual walk will support arthritis research, education

Annual walk will support arthritis research, education

Hundreds of people will come together in Charlotte this weekend to support the fight against arthritis. The annual Charlotte-area Walk to Cure Arthritis will take place Saturday, May 3, at… Read more »

Waverly project approved for Providence Road

Waverly project approved for Providence Road

Another hurdle is out of the way as developers prepare to begin work on a 90-acre mixed-use development off Providence Road at Interstate 485. Charlotte City Council voted Monday, April… Read more »

Blazing a trail for Troop 24

Blazing a trail for Troop 24

Matthew Gallagher originally didn’t plan on becoming an Eagle Scout. The south Charlotte 18-year-old, who graduated from Providence High School in 2013, joined Boy Scouts as a Tiger Cub in… Read more »

Strawberry patch embraces organic angle

Strawberry patch embraces organic angle

Wise Acres is a work in progress for Robb and Cathy Thorstenson. Today, strawberries. Tomorrow… who knows? The couple and their four children fled the cold of Minnesota and Chicago… Read more »

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 »