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Cycling event to help charities

Cycling event to help charities

At the end of this month, cyclists of all skill levels will gather in south Charlotte to practice bicycle safety while working to “turn the corner on local hunger.” Organizers… Read more »

Brain Balance offers programs to help develop children’s brains

Brain Balance offers programs to help develop children’s brains

Three years ago, mother Jennifer Fabrizio found a new way to help her son, who was diagnosed with autism when he was 3. “There were definitely things he couldn’t do,”… Read more »

Local eye doctor offers new treatment for cataracts

Local eye doctor offers new treatment for cataracts

One local practice has a new toy. And it’s changing clients’ lives. Metrolina Eye Associates recently purchased a new machine that makes cataract removal surgery more precise, efficient and comfortable…. Read more »

Charlotte Sharks take a bite out of cancer

Charlotte Sharks take a bite out of cancer

When Ballantyne resident Steve Kravitz thinks back on his battle with Sarcoma, he thinks about two things – 24 Hours of Booty and new Corvettes. A group of friends asked… Read more »

‘Mission Mondays’ help redefine homeless

‘Mission Mondays’ help redefine homeless

Summer service is an annual event for the youth at South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church. But this year, instead of traveling out of Charlotte to help those in need, they stayed… Read more »

Bringing love to An Evening of Believing

Bringing love to An Evening of Believing

Tawanda Robbins started Love in Action three years ago to remind Charlotte’s seniors and homeless that people cared about them. Thanks to support from people all across the region, she’s… Read more »

City discusses if day care could help Sharon Rd.

City discusses if day care could help Sharon Rd.

Developers who want to reopen a closed day care building near SouthPark Mall say the project could help improve a dangerous stretch of road in south Charlotte. But opponents argue… Read more »

South County hits 1M circulation mark

South County hits 1M circulation mark

You couldn’t blame staff at South County Regional Library for having a grim outlook on things in 2010. The library system was facing budget cuts that resulted in shuttered branches,… Read more »

Go buy bread

Go buy bread

Mecklenburg County’s Animal Care & Control is teaming up with the Great Harvest Bread Company for the seventh year to ensure free spays and neuters for people living in Mecklenburg… Read more »

South Charlotte will have two new reps

South Charlotte will have two new reps

With Ballantyne-area representative Warren Cooksey announcing this week he wouldn’t seek a fourth term on Charlotte City Council, the south Charlotte area will lose both its long-time advocates in city… Read more »

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