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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 »

Cockroaches bring win for Charlotte Latin science team

Cockroaches bring win for Charlotte Latin science team

A group of seventh-graders at Charlotte Latin School are state champions in the North Carolina seventh-grade division of the U.S. Army’s eCybermission competition. Now, the four students, called the Designer… Read more »

SCW Education Notes – April 25

SCW Education Notes – April 25

Local students receive invitation to NC Governor’s School Some students from south Charlotte are part of the group of 35 students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recently selected to attend the 2014… Read more »

Rev. Tony – Oh no, now I have guilt

Rev. Tony – Oh no, now I have guilt

I grew up in the New York City area on the “Joisey” side, where they pour guilt into the drinking water. If you were Italian, you had guilt. I had… Read more »

SCW Faith Notes – April 25

SCW Faith Notes – April 25

Church at Charlotte to host “An Evening with the Pastors” Church at Charlotte will host “An Evening with the Pastors” event on May 18, a Sunday, from 4 to 7… Read more »