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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 »

Scouts to unite against local hunger

Scouts to unite against local hunger

Thousands of Scouts across Mecklenburg County will unite next weekend in an effort to feed people in need living in the Charlotte region. The Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy… Read more »

Debated Weddington Road apartments get city approval

Debated Weddington Road apartments get city approval

A controversial low-income apartment complex was approved this week for Weddington Road in a Charlotte City Council conversation that had the area’s representative defending the reputation of some south Charlotte… Read more »

Johnston Road flyover starts crossing I-485

Johnston Road flyover starts crossing I-485

A project that transportation officials hope is the answer to morning congestion on Johnston Road at Interstate 485 is on target to open in June. Construction crews working with the… Read more »

Making getting fit a different type of challenge

Making getting fit a different type of challenge

Alex Dowlin and his wife Heather were just two parents stuck in a rut. Both born athletes, Alex played basketball in college and Heather played field hockey. So being active… Read more »