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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 »

A hidden treat off Main Street

A hidden treat off Main Street

Mandi Miller spent eight years baking out of her own home kitchen for her business, Got What It Cakes. Now, after a two-year search, the self-taught baker has a storefront… Read more »

The Pineville Pilot News Briefs 04/14

The Pineville Pilot News Briefs 04/14

Pineville’s state senator named Charlotte mayor Charlotte City Council voted Monday, April 7, to appoint Pineville-area state Sen. Daniel Clodfelter as mayor following the resignation of former mayor Patrick Cannon… Read more »

The Pineville Pilot Crime Blotter 04/14

The Pineville Pilot Crime Blotter 04/14

Man sentenced for firing gun in Pineville Gerald Hairston was sentenced to 10 years in prison this month after allegedly firing a gun outside a Pineville restaurant in 2012. Hairston… Read more »

Pineville considering allowing dealerships on smaller lots

Pineville considering allowing dealerships on smaller lots

A new car dealership is interested in opening between the CarMax and Cadillac of South Charlotte lots on North Polk Street. But before it can, Pineville leaders must change a… Read more »

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