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Community matters

Community matters

If you had told me 15 years ago I’d be writing professionally someday, I’d have laughed in your face. Writing was never a big passion of mine – until I… Read more »

A festival for the four-legged

A festival for the four-legged

Pineville’s annual FallFest isn’t going to be just for the two-legged this year. The Pineville Downtown Merchants Association and Fluffs of Luv Pet Care are teaming up to host Howl-O-Ween,… Read more »

Pineville amends take-home vehicle policy for police officers

Pineville amends take-home vehicle policy for police officers

Pineville police officers who live more than 25 miles outside of town have two new options for commuting to work. The Pineville Town Council, in a 3-2 vote at its… Read more »

Sportsplex plans cause angst for council

Sportsplex plans cause angst for council

Plans to build the Carolina Sportsplex off Dorman Road are currently in limbo after the Pineville Town Council expressed concerns with a proposed amendment to the project. The council held… Read more »

Running to fulfill Isabella’s dream

Running to fulfill Isabella’s dream

It’s been over two years since Isabella Santos lost her battle with cancer at 7 years old, but the south Charlotte girl’s legacy has never been stronger. The Isabella Santos… Read more »

Sharing her voice: Local author’s fourth book of poems inspired by “As I Lay Dying”

Sharing her voice: Local author’s fourth book of poems inspired by “As I Lay Dying”

Janice Moore Fuller always wanted to be a writer. Fuller earned a doctorate in English and spent years studying authors and dabbling in writing. However, she was originally too intimidated… Read more »

Shedding light on social media

Shedding light on social media

Parents and community members will have the opportunity to learn about the positive and negative effects of social media on children and teenagers at a one-day conference in south Charlotte… Read more »

Rescuing through recipes

Rescuing through recipes

People will have the chance to meet Carolina Panthers players, sample food and wines and support the nonprofit Humane Society of Charlotte all at the same time during a special… Read more »

Novelist focuses thriller on investigative reporting

Novelist focuses thriller on investigative reporting

Investigative journalism comes naturally for Nancy Stancill. Her dad was an editor and publisher of a small paper in Virginia, and Stancill spent more than 30 years as a reporter… Read more »

Scrabble spells closeness for south Charlotte family

Scrabble spells closeness for south Charlotte family

Scrabble might be a fun way to learn new words and pass time for some, but the game means so much more to Katya Lezin and her three children. The… Read more »

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