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Seriously Speaking: Cam Newton ‘Autograph-gate’ is much ado about nothing

Seriously Speaking: Cam Newton ‘Autograph-gate’ is much ado about nothing

by C. Jemal Horton  I’ve been incredibly amazed by just how much controversy arose last week when Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton held his now-infamous autograph session at SouthPark mall…. Read more »

Local nonprofit calls on community for help

Local nonprofit calls on community for help

by Morgan Smith One local nonprofit is clearing their shelves, making room for new supplies to ensure kids in south Charlotte will have food to eat once school starts back… Read more »

Ballantyne businesses to ‘Color the Park’

Ballantyne businesses to ‘Color the Park’

by Morgan Smith At the Remi Group office in Ballantyne Corporate Park, employees are watching for Back to School ads and coupons as they gear up for the fifth annual… Read more »

‘Buzz for Booty’ raises cancer awareness

‘Buzz for Booty’ raises cancer awareness

by Morgan Smith The 24 Hours of Booty campaign is nothing new for south Charlotte’s Chris Fernandez. He’s been biking in the event since 2004. But when a brain tumor… Read more »

South Division sees third-highest crime increase

South Division sees third-highest crime increase

But total number of crimes still lowest in city by Mike Parks The South Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, which covers the neighborhoods south of Fairview Road, saw an… Read more »

The Crime Scene for July 20

The Crime Scene for July 20

The following incidents were reported by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in south Charlotte: Home Break-ins • 2000 block of Courtside Lane: Window screen cut in attempted break-in. July 11 •… Read more »

Crews hit area roads with resurfacing work

Crews hit area roads with resurfacing work

by Mike Parks Road construction crews are spread out across the city this summer, taking advantage of the warm weather to do some street repairs before the road-work season comes… Read more »

Arrest made in Cotswold-area break-in

Arrest made in Cotswold-area break-in

Police recently arrested 21-year-old Michael Whelchel, charging him with attempting to break into a home on Wendover Road. A woman called police around 2:30 a.m. July 4, telling them someone… Read more »

Honor Roll: Charlotte Latin School

Honor Roll: Charlotte Latin School

Middle School Second Semester Honor Roll Sixth grade Mary Elizabeth Anderson, Thomas Aucamp, Ashton Barlow, David Bilbrey, Andrew Bowen, Madison Cacheris, Abigail Carpenter, Olivia Clements, Colston Clough, Elizabeth Cotchett, David Cowan,… Read more »

Barclay Downs fights apartments

Barclay Downs fights apartments

Neighborhood brings protest to city council meeting by Mike Parks Residents of the Barclay Downs neighborhood near SouthPark packed the auditorium Monday night, July 16, to show Charlotte City Council… Read more »