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Memorial playground project needs cash, then volunteers

Memorial playground project needs cash, then volunteers

Pirates, castles, a dragon and an incredible triple slide. They all could be coming to Park Road Park, if the community comes through with the donations and volunteer hours needed… Read more »

South Charlotte center, community to remember Holocaust this weekend

South Charlotte center, community to remember Holocaust this weekend

This Yom Hashoah, local Jewish community members want to help south Charlotte residents remember and learn more about Holocaust Memorial Day. That’s why in celebration of the international holiday, local… Read more »

Local man’s efforts making greenways a better place

Local man’s efforts making greenways a better place

Next time you’re walking on the greenway, your trip may be a little more peaceful because of Kevin Williams. And odds are you’ll see him there if you look hard… Read more »

Publix breaks ground for first N.C. supermarket

Publix breaks ground for first N.C. supermarket

Before beginning construction on south Charlotte’s new Publix Super Market, company and city officials put on hard hats and grabbed shovels Thursday, March 28, to break ground on the first… Read more »

CMS concerned over ownership of school facilities

CMS concerned over ownership of school facilities

Some local education officials are worried a North Carolina bill could change the way Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools handles school facilities and designs. Senate Bill 236 would authorize counties to assume responsibility… Read more »

City gets update on Piper Station project

City gets update on Piper Station project

Charlotte City Council members learned more about a proposed apartment complex expansion on Ballantyne Commons Parkway at their zoning meeting earlier this week, though didn’t get a chance to vote… Read more »

Area’s county commissioner worries leaders will push for tax hike to pay some $22M in refunds

Area’s county commissioner worries leaders will push for tax hike to pay some $22M in refunds

South Charlotte’s representative on the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners said this week a reserve fund should be established to pay off future property tax refunds caused by the flawed… Read more »

Searching out milestones is a family affair

Searching out milestones is a family affair

It all began at Yosemite National Park in California. Ballantyne’s Goldstein family was visiting friends and decided to drive over and see what the park was like. That’s when they… Read more »

CMS boss talks budget cuts, safety at forum

CMS boss talks budget cuts, safety at forum

Parents and educators at a recent school town hall event said they’re worried about what impact federal budget cuts will have on their students. Working to provide better communication with… Read more »

MetLife could bolster Ballantyne home prices

MetLife could bolster Ballantyne home prices

Homes are selling quickly in Ballantyne. And if MetLife opts to bring 1,300 jobs to south Charlotte in the near future, the few houses on the market in the area… Read more »

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