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Author Archives: Josh Whitener

One step at a time

One step at a time

South Charlotte resident walks Fargo 5K in a medical boot to fight rare diseases She ran a half-marathon blindfolded; she completed a 5K in full costume; and now she can… Read more »

Painting pictures through poetry

Painting pictures through poetry

South Charlotte author, poet to visit Park Road books next week Mary Kratt credits her skills as an author and poet to a “storytelling gene” passed down from her parents… Read more »

Author to showcase humor-driven book at Park Road Books

Author to showcase humor-driven book at Park Road Books

Ad agency veteran David Oakley to be the focus of author event at south Charlotte bookstore What’s a person to do with 20-plus years of interesting job-related adventures? Just ask… Read more »

Taking Taylor’s story to Texas

Taking Taylor’s story to Texas

South Charlotte woman completes World Rare Disease Day race in honor of sister Laura King Edwards can now add the Lone Star State to the growing list of locations where… Read more »

The mystery behind the ‘ivory tower’

The mystery behind the ‘ivory tower’

Elizabeth Russell has been a writer for more than two decades. The majority of Russell’s writing throughout the years has been public relations work for nonprofits, including in-depth reports about… Read more »

Boy Scouts to tackle local hunger through annual drive

Boy Scouts to tackle local hunger through annual drive

Boy Scouts across Mecklenburg County will unite this weekend to fight hunger through the annual Scouting for Food endeavor. Members of the Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of… Read more »

An unsung hero of the Civil Rights Movement

An unsung hero of the Civil Rights Movement

It was 1960 in Atlanta, Georgia. Rev. Dr. Jesse L. Douglas Sr. was a student at the Interdenominational Theological Seminary and visiting the school library, when a chance meeting changed… Read more »

A Year in Features

A Year in Features

Community features are a huge part of the South Charlotte Weekly. As a hyper-local newspaper, South Charlotte Weekly and its staff strives to bring  readers quality features on relevant community… Read more »

Company ‘goes beyond’ with coat drive

Company ‘goes beyond’ with coat drive

GoBeyond SEO’s name is about more than branding or even a business philosophy – the Ballantyne company’s core values are rooted in giving back to the community, according to Trish… Read more »

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 »