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Rea Road widening project nears next step

Rea Road widening project nears next step

Drivers who use Rea Road north of N.C. 51 will see some changes in the next few weeks as Charlotte crews continue work on a project that was years in… Read more »

Local students hang out with Charlotte’s Superman

Local students hang out with Charlotte’s Superman

Students in south Charlotte recently had the chance to go Christmas shopping with one of Charlotte’s biggest celebrities. Eight students from Collinswood Language Academy in south Charlotte, along with 16… Read more »

Wingate looking for bigger impact in Ballantyne

Wingate looking for bigger impact in Ballantyne

With only a few months at the new Ballantyne campus and the first semester under their belt, officials at Wingate University are already looking at ways to grow their south… Read more »

City hears debate on Weddington Road apartments

City hears debate on Weddington Road apartments

Charlotte City Council members entered the fray this week in an ongoing debate over a proposed low-income resident apartment project that has some south Charlotte neighborhoods up in arms. Critics… Read more »

Families honor, cherish life of neighbor

Families honor, cherish life of neighbor

The Grist family will gather this Christmas in their long-time Barclay Downs home, adorned in matching pajamas, reading “The Polar Express” and missing someone who won’t be with them for… Read more »

South Charlotte seeks sixth straight year of crime reduction

South Charlotte seeks sixth straight year of crime reduction

Police in south Charlotte’s South Division have three weeks left before they can claim their sixth straight year of seeing a decline in local crime. But the last few months… Read more »

Ballantyne park on target for spring opening

Ballantyne park on target for spring opening

Officials with Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation say the new Ballantyne Community Park going beside the Morrison Family YMCA should open to residents in the spring. The facility will include… Read more »

SouthPark families invited to go ‘romping’ for holidays

SouthPark families invited to go ‘romping’ for holidays

It’s easy to forget about working out and eating healthy during the holidays, what with shopping, holiday work deadlines, out-of-town visitors and disrupted school schedules to deal with. Luckily for… Read more »

Jabian works to fill job slots in SouthPark

Jabian works to fill job slots in SouthPark

An Atlanta-based strategic management and technology-consulting firm that moved to SouthPark in September is in the process of adding 100 new jobs over the next five years in south Charlotte…. Read more »

The spirit of giving back

The spirit of giving back

For the 22 members of the Charlotte Chorale, music is about more than performing – it’s about making a difference in the community. The audition-only performing arts nonprofit will use… Read more »