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Sara’s YMCA to open in Ballantyne Corporate Park

Sara’s YMCA to open in Ballantyne Corporate Park

Smoky Bissell donation to help fund new YMCA location Employees in Ballantyne Corporate Park will soon have easy access to a state-of-the-art fitness facility as construction begins on a new… Read more »

Legislators address uncertain  fate of public education

Legislators address uncertain fate of public education

Area legislators faced hard questions regarding the fate of North Carolina public education on Friday, April 10, at MeckEd’s Community Conversation event and the outcome doesn’t look as promising as… Read more »

South Charlotte resident releases sixth book on Asperger’s syndrome

South Charlotte resident releases sixth book on Asperger’s syndrome

Jennifer O’Toole, who lives south of Blakeney, leads by example. O’Toole, her husband John and their three kids – Maura, Sean and Gavin – were each diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome… Read more »

News briefs

News briefs

Ballantyne Breakfast Club to address development, education The Ballantyne Breakfast Club will meet April 25, a Saturday, at 9 a.m. in the Fairway Ballroom of the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge…. Read more »

‘Spiritual crossroads’ of SouthPark

‘Spiritual crossroads’ of SouthPark

Developer files rezoning petition to begin transformation of church property into mixed-use development Local development firm Childress Klein recently filed a rezoning petition with the city of Charlotte to turn… Read more »

Sharon United Methodist to host baby shower for survivors of human trafficking

Sharon United Methodist to host baby shower for survivors of human trafficking

Sharon United Methodist Church will host a drop-in baby shower for Justice Ministries, a nonprofit committed to combating sex trafficking and sexual exploitation, on April 18, a Saturday, from 1… Read more »

Ballantyne Corporate Park unites to support Second Harvest Food Bank

Ballantyne Corporate Park unites to support Second Harvest Food Bank

South Charlotte businesses support annual Cans for a Cause food drive Annual food drives like Ballantyne Corporate Park’s Cans for a Cause are making a big difference in the greater… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Transportation organization rejects I-485 carpool lanes Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) voted 12 to 2 on April 7 against creating carpool lanes in the unopened future toll lanes on… Read more »

Parking dispute settled, shopping center gets makeover

Parking dispute settled, shopping center gets makeover

A lengthy parking dispute in Ballantyne Village dating back to October 2013 came to a close on Monday, March 30. MV Ballantyne Village, the company that owns the shopping center,… 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 »