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Author Archives: Josh Whitener

Racing in the name of Taylor

Racing in the name of Taylor

One local woman is lacing up her running shoes to bring awareness of rare diseases to people across the United States. Avid runner and south Charlotte resident Laura King Edwards… Read more »

Exploring barrier island nature through literature

Exploring barrier island nature through literature

If you want something done, sometimes you have to do it yourself. That’s the lesson south Charlotte resident Catherine Farley and her daughters, Madeline and Mary Catherine, learned through collaborating… Read more »

Spooky celebration helps fight skin cancer

Spooky celebration helps fight skin cancer

David and Donna Hodgkins’s lives changed forever when their daughter, Jessica, was diagnosed with melanoma in September 2007. Jessica lost her battle with the disease at 30 years old in… Read more »

Author’s debut novel brings Italian history to life

Author’s debut novel brings Italian history to life

Kimberly Cross Teter had long thought about writing a book, but it wasn’t until she discovered a piece of Italian history that she felt inspired to pursue her dream of… Read more »

Town approves rezoning for sportsplex

Town approves rezoning for sportsplex

A revised amendment to the future Carolina Sportsplex off Dorman Road put the Pineville Town Council at ease last week, after a rezoning request submitted in September caused angst for… Read more »

Polk site preparing for reopening celebration

Polk site preparing for reopening celebration

The President James K. Polk Historic Site grand reopening celebration is still on track to occur on Nov. 15, a Saturday, despite a recent fire to one of the historic… Read more »

Bocce ball courts coming to Lake Park

Bocce ball courts coming to Lake Park

Bocce ball enthusiasts in Pineville will soon have a new place to enjoy the game, thanks to a local prospective Eagle Scout. The Pineville Town Council voted unanimously at its… Read more »

Find your fall fun

Find your fall fun

Summer is over, fall is in the air, and that means annual fall festivities, candy, hayrides, corn mazes, farm fun, spooky thrills and, of course, Halloween. If you’re searching for… Read more »

Hope for chronic sinusitis sufferers

Hope for chronic sinusitis sufferers

Life just became a lot easier for patients suffering from chronic sinusitis, thanks to a less invasive procedure that can produce the same results as traditional sinus surgery, but with… Read more »

Alien Dude making a home with readers

Alien Dude making a home with readers

There’s a new, unlikely hero for young boys who are struggling or reluctant readers. The “Alien Dude!” book series debuted earlier this year and recently released its second book, “Alien… Read more »