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Local Rally event hits $1M mark

Local Rally event hits $1M mark

What was once “just a little fundraiser” in Ballantyne has hit the 10-year anniversary and $1 million mark in raising funds for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and… Read more »

Racing toward a cure

Racing toward a cure

Community members are rallying for the sixth straight year to raise money for pediatric cancer research in the name of Isabella Santos through the annual 5K for Kids Cancer. The… Read more »

Driggs, Smith come out on top in local primaries

Driggs, Smith come out on top in local primaries

Ed Driggs and Kenny Smith are moving on for a chance to represent Ballantyne and SouthPark on Charlotte City Council after less than 7 percent of Charlotte residents turned out… Read more »

Local businesses work to grasp health care’s impact

Local businesses work to grasp health care’s impact

As the Affordable Care Act moves closer to becoming a reality, local business leaders learned how it could impact them at this week’s meeting of the SouthPark chapter of the… Read more »

A song for the nation

A song for the nation

It’s not often you get invited to sing at an event as big as the U.S. Open, much less have the opportunity two years in a row. But that’s what… Read more »

Tuesday primary will set local election’s course

Tuesday primary will set local election’s course

Candidates for District 6 and 7 seats on the Charlotte City Council have been hard at work, knocking on doors, visiting area precincts and early voting sites and convincing residents… Read more »

Local businesses get update on city

Local businesses get update on city

Local business leaders learned about the state of the city at this week’s Ballantyne chapter of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce meeting. Ron Carlee, Charlotte city manager, spoke at the… Read more »

Changing lives, one pitch at a time

Changing lives, one pitch at a time

The Make-A-Wish Foundation changed the lives of south Charlotte’s Landon Payne and his family after Landon was diagnosed with cancer at 4 years old. In an effort to give back… Read more »

A ‘collective’ effort

A ‘collective’ effort

The Girl Scouts in Hornets’ Nest Council Troop 440 are a shining example of how a small project can grow into a large-scale, collective effort to make life a little… Read more »

Ballantyne Festival, now a nonprofit, to return in October

Ballantyne Festival, now a nonprofit, to return in October

Organizers for south Charlotte’s annual Ballantyne Festival are taking the necessary steps to ensure the event will be around for the foreseeable future, and have high hopes this year’s event… Read more »

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