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Blazing a trail for Troop 24

Blazing a trail for Troop 24

Matthew Gallagher originally didn’t plan on becoming an Eagle Scout. The south Charlotte 18-year-old, who graduated from Providence High School in 2013, joined Boy Scouts as a Tiger Cub in… Read more »

Strawberry patch embraces organic angle

Strawberry patch embraces organic angle

Wise Acres is a work in progress for Robb and Cathy Thorstenson. Today, strawberries. Tomorrow… who knows? The couple and their four children fled the cold of Minnesota and Chicago… Read more »

New Publix gives to area schools

New Publix gives to area schools

Publix opened its second North Carolina location this week, in the process giving back to a number of south Charlotte students. The new store opened Wednesday, April 23, at 3110… Read more »

Hamburgers, hot dogs to help give kids the world

Hamburgers, hot dogs to help give kids the world

Ballantyne residents will gather for a good old-fashioned cookout in two weeks to help children needing something to smile about experience a special treat. Staybridge Suites Charlotte Ballantyne will host… Read more »

Families invited back to Tri! Ballantyne festivities

Families invited back to Tri! Ballantyne festivities

Running, cycling, swimming and face painting. The four may not go together at most triathlon events, but they do when the triathlon is happening in Ballantyne. The fifth annual Tri!… Read more »

SCW News Briefs – April 25

SCW News Briefs – April 25

Area Shepherd’s Center services come to an end The Shepherd’s Center, which provides services to Charlotte-area seniors, announced this week it would cease its operation in southern Mecklenburg at the… Read more »

SCW Education Notes – April 25

SCW Education Notes – April 25

Local students receive invitation to NC Governor’s School Some students from south Charlotte are part of the group of 35 students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recently selected to attend the 2014… Read more »

Rev. Tony – Oh no, now I have guilt

Rev. Tony – Oh no, now I have guilt

I grew up in the New York City area on the “Joisey” side, where they pour guilt into the drinking water. If you were Italian, you had guilt. I had… Read more »

SCW Faith Notes – April 25

SCW Faith Notes – April 25

Church at Charlotte to host “An Evening with the Pastors” Church at Charlotte will host “An Evening with the Pastors” event on May 18, a Sunday, from 4 to 7… Read more »

Big Rock gets big help

Big Rock gets big help

Preserving Charlotte’s history is a community effort. That’s the belief of Justin Ashley, a fourth-grade history teacher at McAlpine Elementary School who recently heard about vandalism of the Big Rock… Read more »