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New CMS superintendent to hold town hall meetings

New CMS superintendent to hold town hall meetings

New Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison will host several town hall meetings throughout the district from Monday, July 30, to Nov. 15. As Morrison settles into the position and continues… Read more »

Sardis Presbyterian goes international

Sardis Presbyterian goes international

The congregation at Sardis Presbyterian Church will mix things up a bit this weekend with a special guest. The Rev. Tim Carriker, Sardis’ missionary to Brazil, will lead the worship… Read more »

Olympic Memories: Redmond ran the best 400-meter race there  ever was

Olympic Memories: Redmond ran the best 400-meter race there ever was

by C. Jemal Horton Twenty years later, watching the video of Derek Redmond clinging to his daddy as he hobbles down the track in Barcelona, Spain, still makes my eyes… Read more »

South Meck student awarded $10,000 scholarship

South Meck student awarded $10,000 scholarship

Cameron Shea Coughlin, a recent graduate of South Mecklenburg High School, was recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Assistance League of Charlotte. The ALC, a nonprofit focused on community-based… Read more »

South Charlotte-area restaurant health inspections: July 13 to 20

South Charlotte-area restaurant health inspections: July 13 to 20

The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected the following restaurants from July 13 to 20: Worst Scores • Persis Indian Grill, 14027 Conlan Circle – 87.5 Violations included: Employee didn’t wash… Read more »

Covenant Day receives grant for new sustainable initiative

Covenant Day receives grant for new sustainable initiative

Covenant Day School Bible teacher Clifford Chin recently received a grant for “The Green Fish” program he is implementing at the school. The $2,000 grant will support the utilization of… Read more »

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian offers free concert

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian offers free concert

The Snyder Family Band will play a free concert next month at South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church. The band, which is nominated for Emerging Artist of the Year at the International… Read more »

Local teens unite for community projects

Local teens unite for community projects

More than 200 teens with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Charlotte area came together recently for a number of volunteer efforts around the city. The… Read more »

Olympic Memories: Ali truly was ‘The Greatest’ during ’96 Opening Ceremonies

Olympic Memories: Ali truly was ‘The Greatest’ during ’96 Opening Ceremonies

by Aaron Garcia The moments that render us truly speechless are rare, and the opening ceremonies of an Olympic Games are hardly fertile soil. Dripping with over-baked pomp and circumstance,… Read more »

‘Broadway Lights’ gives student performers one night to shine

‘Broadway Lights’ gives student performers one night to shine

by Josh Whitener Rising stars from Matthews Playhouse’s Theatre for Young People are preparing to serve up a dish of talent and entertainment with the one-performance show, “Broadway Lights.” The… Read more »