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Olympic Memories: Strug’s gold medal one of all-time best Olympic stories

Olympic Memories: Strug’s gold medal one of all-time best Olympic stories

by Andrew Stark I started thinking about my single greatest Olympic memory, and thoughts of the original Dream Team kept coming to my mind. In 1992, and still to this… Read more »

Real Help for Real Living: I thought I was right, but boy was I ever wrong

Real Help for Real Living: I thought I was right, but boy was I ever wrong

by Rev. Tony Marciano A few months ago, our minivan approached 195,000 miles. So I contacted the corporate offices of Dodge and asked them if they wanted to do a… Read more »

Ardrey Kell student receives ADHD scholarship

Ardrey Kell student receives ADHD scholarship

Meredith Morrow, a recent graduate from Ardrey Kell High School, recently won the 2012 Shire ADHD Scholarship. The Shire ADHD Scholarship Program, which helps individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder go on… Read more »

Obituaries for July 27

Obituaries for July 27

Robert Driscoll Robert ‘Bob’ Driscoll, 81, of Charlotte, died July 6, 2012. Born Sept. 27, 1930, in Charlotte, Mr. Driscoll attended The Hill School and then Staunton Military Academy, where… Read more »

Heart of a Champion

Heart of a Champion

Former Charlotte Catholic star determined to land Division I hoops scholarship by Andrew Stark This past winter, Robert Champion helped lead the Charlotte Catholic boys basketball team to a 22-7… Read more »

Tri! their best

Tri! their best

Hundreds of people turned out for the Tri! Ballantyne events on Friday and Saturday. The triathlon competitions gave kids and adults a chance to strut their stuff in proving who… Read more »

Controversial hotel plan axed at SouthPark

Controversial hotel plan axed at SouthPark

by Mike Parks Plans to build a 108-room, five-story hotel on Park South Drive are off the table for now, after the developer withdrew a proposal to rezone the land…. Read more »

Pineville summer college baseball team looks to repeat success

Pineville summer college baseball team looks to repeat success

by Aaron Garcia For Terry Brewer, head coach for the Pineville Pioneers baseball team, not much has changed between last year – the club’s first – and this season. “I’m… Read more »

South Charlotte schools receive major facelifts

South Charlotte schools receive major facelifts

by Morgan Smith While kids are out for summer leaving school buildings across the district empty, area paint crews, contractors and construction workers are hitting south Charlotte campuses for some… Read more »

Ridenhour moves on in District 5 race

Ridenhour moves on in District 5 race

Republican will face Paula Harvey for SouthPark-area seat on county commission by Mike Parks and Morgan Smith Matthew Ridenhour came out on top Tuesday night, July 18, in the Republican… Read more »