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Rash of break-ins hit business complex

Rash of break-ins hit business complex

Police are investigating after a number of businesses were broken into this week on Johnston Road. The seven businesses are all located inside the McGregor Downs Associates Building, located at… Read more »

Local students star in ‘Sweeney Todd’

Local students star in ‘Sweeney Todd’

Things just got a lot darker at Fullwood Theater.   Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts is in the middle of its run of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of… Read more »

2014 elections filing opens in Mecklenburg County

2014 elections filing opens in Mecklenburg County

Filing opened Monday, Feb. 10, for local elections that this year will include the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners seats and the Washington, D.C., seats of Rep. Robert Pittenger and… Read more »

Hope for a broken civilization

Hope for a broken civilization

Members of Silent Images have spent the last several months working to make a difference both domestically and internationally through two efforts from different worlds. And soon, they’ll discuss those… Read more »

Troop 3 celebrates 75 years

Troop 3 celebrates 75 years

Former and current Scouts of Boy Scouts of America Troop 3 came together last weekend to celebrate the troop’s long, rich history in the Charlotte area. The troop, chartered at… Read more »

Chamber president highlights city’s 2013 accomplishments

Chamber president highlights city’s 2013 accomplishments

Charlotte had a good year in 2013. And area business leaders hope that doesn’t end now that the calendar says 2014. A key to continued success could be Ballantyne –… Read more »

Police investigate death of south Charlotte woman

Police investigate death of south Charlotte woman

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide/Assault with a Deadly Weapon Unit are investigating the death of a south Charlotte woman after she was found dead in her home on… Read more »

Local neighborhoods see overall 3 percent crime drop

Local neighborhoods see overall 3 percent crime drop

Although south Charlotte police saw a 3 percent drop in crime in 2013, officers don’t plan to lessen their focus on decreasing property crimes in the area this year. South… Read more »

Wellness initiative helping thousands at Ballantyne businesses

Wellness initiative helping thousands at Ballantyne businesses

There’s yoga on putting greens, a field full of zumba-ers and food trucks straight from the farm. It’s all an attempt by leaders at the Ballantyne Corporate Park to help… Read more »

YMCA classes seek to provide a safer community

YMCA classes seek to provide a safer community

Life-threatening emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere and at anytime. That sobering fact has been the driving force behind a two-year partnership between the American Red Cross and the Morrison… Read more »