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Author Archives: Josh Whitener

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 »

The Comedy Zone to support children with autism

The Comedy Zone to support children with autism

People will have the chance to laugh, enjoy food and entertainment and support two autism nonprofits, all at the same time, during a fundraiser at The Comedy Zone later this… Read more »

Hope in the midst of loss

Hope in the midst of loss

Elizabeth Berrien’s world fell apart in January 2008 when her son was stillborn on his due date. Her life shattered 20 months later when her husband, a special forces soldier,… Read more »

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 »