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Allen Tate’s annual public education fundraiser hits $1.52 million mark

Allen Tate’s annual public education fundraiser hits $1.52 million mark

Allen Tate Company has spent the last 17 years raising funds to support public schools throughout North and South Carolina. The south Charlotte-based company’s agents and employees recently hit the… Read more »

Traditions furniture and design expanding

Traditions furniture and design expanding

Sharon Garfield was working alone out of the sunroom of her home when she started her interior design business in 1992. Fast-forward nearly 23 years, and Garfield is now the… Read more »

Celebrate the season with a local church

Celebrate the season with a local church

As the holiday rush draws to a close, a handful of local churches are taking time to celebrate the season’s sacred side with special Christmas services. So whether you’re looking… Read more »

Town celebrates the season with tree lighting

Town celebrates the season with tree lighting

Pineville residents ushered in the Christmas season with the town’s annual tree lighting ceremony on the afternoon and evening of Saturday, Dec. 6. The event included refreshments, karaoke, live entertainment… Read more »

Johnston Drive realignment coming soon?

Johnston Drive realignment coming soon?

The Johnston Drive and Main Street intersection in downtown Pineville could eventually be history. The Pineville Town Council voted unanimously at its Tuesday, Dec. 9, meeting to team up with… Read more »

Charlotte Chorale’s musical Christmas tradition gives back

Charlotte Chorale’s musical Christmas tradition gives back

One thing south Charlotte resident Renee Downey loves about performing with the Charlotte Chorale, is that the non-profit singing group offers “something for everybody.” Downey has been a part of… Read more »

‘Brody Brocken’ takes young readers to Europe

‘Brody Brocken’ takes young readers to Europe

Kids can now take a trip across Europe from the comfort of their own homes, thanks to local author Debra Dickson. Dickson is the craftswoman of “Brody Brocken and his… Read more »

Playtime Sheets offers educational fun before bedtime

Playtime Sheets offers educational fun before bedtime

It all started with a song on the radio that wasn’t exactly kid friendly. Kevin Gatlin picked up his son from school one day and turned on the car radio,… Read more »

Fighting with faith

Fighting with faith

Linda Shannon always wanted to write a book, but she had no idea what to write about. Shannon originally worked as a sales tax accountant, a career she pursued at… Read more »

Find your holiday fun

Find your holiday fun

December is officially here, marking the season for Christmas tree lightings, gingerbread houses, nativities, holiday performances, seasonal craft shows and the Man in the Red Suit himself. Check out South… Read more »