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McDonald’s celebrates reopening in Arboretum

McDonald’s celebrates reopening in Arboretum

The McDonald’s in the Arboretum shopping center celebrated its grand reopening this weekend by giving away prizes to customers. The restaurant reopened with a new look, including a double-lane drive-thru,… Read more »

Two sewer spills reach area creeks

Two sewer spills reach area creeks

Tree roots and kitchen grease are being blamed for two sewer spills recently in south Charlotte. The first, on Friday, July 20, was in the 2500 block of Forest Drive…. Read more »

Pedestrian OK after hit by car

Pedestrian OK after hit by car

A 47-year-old woman was struck by a car while she walked along Lancaster Highway this weekend. The woman was hit in the left arm while she walked around 9:15 a.m…. Read more »

Cady Lake planning for even bigger Night Out

Cady Lake planning for even bigger Night Out

The residents of south Charlotte’s Cady Lake neighborhood are gearing up for another National Night Out event at their clubhouse, and this year want to make it even bigger than… Read more »

Keeping minds fresh

Keeping minds fresh

Tips for stimulating your child’s brain by Morgan Smith Keeping kids’ minds sharp over summer break can sometimes be a challenging task with the looming appeal of lazy, hot summer… Read more »

Drunken neighbor shoots McKee Woods house

Drunken neighbor shoots McKee Woods house

Police say a drunken person started shooting a gun this weekend in the McKee Woods neighborhood, striking a house but not hurting anyone. The person was outside and intoxicated on… Read more »

Second opinion changes local man’s life

Second opinion changes local man’s life

by Ciera Choate Mitch Gordon had resigned himself to spending the rest of his life in a wheelchair. So had his wife, Sandy.  But that was before a trip to… Read more »

Collectors show coming back to Charlotte

Collectors show coming back to Charlotte

The Carolina Vinyl and CD Collectors Show will be back in Charlotte late next month. The show is scheduled for Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tremont… Read more »

Olympic doctor one of SouthPark’s own

Olympic doctor one of SouthPark’s own

by Morgan Smith While the world turns their eyes to London for the next two weeks, one south Charlotte doctor will be experiencing the Olympics firsthand. As Team USA gears… Read more »

Sisters lead local fight against pancreatic cancer

Sisters lead local fight against pancreatic cancer

After siblings lost to disease, sisters stand up to make a difference by Ciera Choate After losing two siblings to pancreatic cancer, sisters Effie Baily and Nellie Townsend have dedicated… Read more »