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Giving students the gowns off their backs

Giving students the gowns off their backs

Students halfway across the world will be able to share in some of the same pomp and circumstance as Charlotte kids thanks to the help of recent graduates.  A number… Read more »

Local man turns hobby into career

Local man turns hobby into career

Photography is in David Jaffe’s genes. “My grandfather was a hobby photography, my father was a hobby photographer, it’s kind of in my blood,” Jaffe said. Jaffe picked up his… Read more »

Clodfelter makes himself at home in Ballantyne

Clodfelter makes himself at home in Ballantyne

Local residents learned more about the city’s troubled relationship with Raleigh during a special meeting of the Ballantyne Breakfast Club with Mayor Dan Clodfelter. Clodfelter, appointed earlier this year to… Read more »

Campers make connection with children of the Holocaust

Campers make connection with children of the Holocaust

Campers are leaving a piece of the past in the Margaret & Lou Schwartz Butterfly Garden of Remembrance this week. Camp Special Olympics Athletic Retreat (SOAR) is taking part in… Read more »

Honoring Harlan’s fight

Honoring Harlan’s fight

Harlan Sullins might not have superpowers or a cool suit, but the 3-year-old is a hero in the eyes of many. Harlan has been inspiring others through his resilience and… Read more »

Ballantyne Chorale goes under the sea, above and beyond

Ballantyne Chorale goes under the sea, above and beyond

Beverly Warkulwiz put singing on the back burner after moving to Ballantyne in 2006. Performing was a large part of her life as a child in chorale ensembles and as… Read more »

Mayor Clodfelter to address special Ballantyne meeting

Mayor Clodfelter to address special Ballantyne meeting

Area residents will soon have a chance to meet their new mayor and make sure he’s aware of what concerns they have about the future of the city and spending… Read more »

The young and the talented

The young and the talented

Nine-year-old Ella McElroy has loved art as far back as she can remember. “Ever since I could hold a crayon, I was all over the place, drawing,” Ella said. What… Read more »

Run, run, run Ballantyne!

Run, run, run Ballantyne!

More than 2,500 people turned up for this year’s Run! Ballantyne event, raising more than $77,000 to help send area children to after school and camp programs.  The program has… Read more »

City delays vote on Kuykendall retirement home

City delays vote on Kuykendall retirement home

Charlotte City Council opted this week to delay voting on a three-story, 134-suite retirement facility proposed for the corner of Kuykendall and Providence roads to give the developer more time… Read more »