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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 »

Local road work moves along as summer nears

Local road work moves along as summer nears

South Charlotte’s flurry of transportation projects are all nearing key stages, as crews continue work on Interstate 485, North Community House Road, John J. Delaney Drive, Rea Road, Ballantyne Commons… Read more »

Bonding to make a difference

Bonding to make a difference

Mothers and daughters will come together next weekend to enjoy bonding time, live music and the chance to help children around the world receive an education. The inaugural 1 Girl… Read more »

Local candidates ready to gear up for Nov. 4 election

Local candidates ready to gear up for Nov. 4 election

This week’s primary has set the wheels in motion as local candidates gear up for a November vote that will pick the new Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners and fill… Read more »

Police set sights on keeping numbers low

Police set sights on keeping numbers low

Although statistics show burglary in the South Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department increasing in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same time period last year, Capt. Jim… Read more »

Helping art grow

Helping art grow

Art teacher Katherine Hutchens, music teacher Robin Cogan and science teacher Dee Chinault are the perfect models of collaboration for their students at Endhaven Elementary School. Starting with just a… Read more »