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Meet Charlotte Symphony member

Meet Charlotte Symphony member

The Matthews Library will host a free educational performance and interactive program at 2 p.m. July 25, a Wednesday, with Shirley Gilpin, flautist and educator from the Charlotte Symphony. The… Read more »

At this hoops camp, achievements indeed unlimited

At this hoops camp, achievements indeed unlimited

by C. Jemal Horton This time of year, basketball camps are as plentiful as churches in the Charlotte region. Complimentary T-shirts and high-profile guest speakers make their rounds, and scores… Read more »

Businesses can sign up to go pink

Businesses can sign up to go pink

Businesses across Charlotte can start signing up to go pink for breast cancer awareness and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The fourth annual Queen City in Pink week is Sept…. Read more »

Honor roll: Ardrey Kell High School

Honor roll: Ardrey Kell High School

Fourth Quarter  A Honor Roll Ninth grade Hope Allen, Hiba Alzouby, Marina Baranova, Anahata Batchu, Yara Bauer, Patricia Beekman, Emily Beuger, Nikita Bisht, Taylor Boger, Annie Britt, Miller Brydon, Maya… Read more »

Local students rock with Jack Black

Local students rock with Jack Black

Students at Charlotte’s School of Rock location partnered up with Jack Black, who starred in the “School of Rock” movie, for a soundcheck at a recent concert. Black and his… Read more »

XPO opens for business Monday

XPO opens for business Monday

Operations center bringing 300 jobs to Ballantyne by Mike Parks XPO Logistics will celebrate its new operations center next week with a party in Ballantyne. The freight-transportation logistics company will… Read more »

Lancaster Road apartment plan hits roadblock

Lancaster Road apartment plan hits roadblock

Project struggles for approval as committee questions density by Mike Parks Local residents trying to stop a proposed apartment complex from being built off Lancaster Road in south Charlotte got… Read more »

Foundation’s mission carries on for Isabella

Foundation’s mission carries on for Isabella

Funeral service is July 7 at Calvary Church by Mike Parks Isabella Santos, the 7-year-old namesake of the Isabella Santos Foundation, died June 28, 2012, from pediatric cancer. Isabella’s family… Read more »

A furrever friend for Ben

A furrever friend for Ben

Community rallies to raise money for service dog for child by Josh Whitener Seven-year-old Ben Shoniker is touching lives throughout the area, uniting friends and neighbors, community members and local… Read more »

2012 BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Buttrey lived up to the hype, and then some

2012 BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Buttrey lived up to the hype, and then some

by Aaron Garcia Ty Buttrey’s senior season at Providence High School wasn’t about figuring out whether he could play – he answered that question as a junior when he earned… Read more »