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County gets outline of remaining CMS projects

County gets outline of remaining CMS projects

The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners learned more this week about $294 million worth of projects Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools leaders say is vital to the system – including some $88 million… Read more »

Church, nonprofit team up with family event

Church, nonprofit team up with family event

Remember that feeling when you first got your training wheels off? Local kids experienced the feeling this weekend at the Bike Extravaganza, thanks to St. Stephen United Methodist Church and… Read more »

Parents worry state cuts will ax teacher assistants

Parents worry state cuts will ax teacher assistants

Local parents, teachers and community members hope next year’s budget includes more money for teacher assistants and technology. But with budget cuts from the state, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison… Read more »

Sharon UMC encourages community to get involved

Sharon UMC encourages community to get involved

Sharon United Methodist Church has a strong mission of being a spiritual crossroads in the SouthPark community. Centered on Sharon Road across the street from the high-end mall, the church… Read more »

Country Day ready to host Special Olympics Spring Games again next week

Country Day ready to host Special Olympics Spring Games again next week

A 30-year tradition at Charlotte Country Day School has become a passion for David Ball, the school’s dean of students. Next week will be the 30th anniversary for the Mecklenburg… Read more »

TrySports to run for Boston in two south Charlotte events

TrySports to run for Boston in two south Charlotte events

TrySports in south Charlotte is joining Americans from across the country in reaching out to people injured in the two explosions Monday, April 15, at the Boston Marathon. The store’s… Read more »

Park South plan evolves, comes back to council

Park South plan evolves, comes back to council

A controversial townhome plan in the SouthPark area has transformed, and was presented anew to Charlotte City Council this week as a still-controversial high-end community. The group Park South of… Read more »

MetLife’s 1,300 jobs heading to Ballantyne

MetLife’s 1,300 jobs heading to Ballantyne

In the face of recession, Ballantyne Corporate Park leaders stuck to their “If we build it, they will come” mentality. If they hadn’t, MetLife might not be bringing 1,300 jobs… Read more »

Charlotte Christian says goodbye to a beloved founder

Charlotte Christian says goodbye to a beloved founder

Charlotte Christian School is remembering this month Harry Graham, one of the  original five founders of the school, who died March 28 at the age of 99. Graham was born… Read more »

Looking to grow from beach to boutique

Looking to grow from beach to boutique

Growing up, Susan Grady always wanted to open her own store. While she’s not quite there yet, the Blakeney resident is well on her way to making it happen. Grady… Read more »

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