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SCW Sports Shorts – April 25

SCW Sports Shorts – April 25

In a 12-4 win over Forsyth Country Day on April 16, Charlotte Latin’s Carson Song topped the 100-goal plateau for his career. On April 22, in a 14-5 victory over… Read more »

Big Rock gets big help

Big Rock gets big help

Preserving Charlotte’s history is a community effort. That’s the belief of Justin Ashley, a fourth-grade history teacher at McAlpine Elementary School who recently heard about vandalism of the Big Rock… Read more »

Local development proposals keep  lining up

Local development proposals keep lining up

A number of local developers have submitted rezoning petitions to city officials in the last month as the market in south Charlotte continues to attract builders and businesses. Five new… Read more »

Additional I-485 widening could start in 2017

Additional I-485 widening could start in 2017

Crews could start widening Interstate 485 from Rea Road in southern Mecklenburg County to Matthews and Independence Boulevard as soon as 2017, as the state works to improve a troubled… Read more »

How much is your desk worth?

How much is your desk worth?

Providence Day School teacher Ben Blaisdell’s class is more than just a math class – it has become a way of life for his students. Starting just four years ago… Read more »

MeckEd rallies support for teacher pay increases

MeckEd rallies support for teacher pay increases

It’s an important time for public education in North Carolina, and local education advocacy group MeckEd hopes community members take note and join the effort to ensure local and state… Read more »

Out Throwing The Coverage

Out Throwing The Coverage

At a recent Myers Park track and field meet, a few fans had parked their lawn chairs lining the road to take in the discus and shot put events, thinking… Read more »

Dorman soccer complex moves forward

Dorman soccer complex moves forward

Plans for a six-field soccer complex on 47 acres off Dorman Road will finally come to fruition this year, as leaders at Charlotte Soccer Academy  now have all the needed… Read more »

Town’s weekly farmers’ market wont return in 2014

Town’s weekly farmers’ market wont return in 2014

After having some difficulty finding vendors to sign-up and stay involved in the summer-long farmers’ market hosted by the town, residents will not see the usual market return to downtown… Read more »

Budget talks continue as departments make their case

Budget talks continue as departments make their case

Pineville police need $160,000 worth of new vehicles and the fire and public works departments need more paid employees as departments lay out their budget wish lists for town leaders… Read more »

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