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Dash for Down Syndrome helps CMS serve special needs students

Dash for Down Syndrome helps CMS serve special needs students

Annual fundraising 5K race scheduled for March 21 The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte (DSAGC) will host its third 3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome 5K race, starting at Blakeney… Read more »

Former actress urges adolescents to ‘embrace their weirdness’

Former actress urges adolescents to ‘embrace their weirdness’

Lisa Jakub lived what looked like the “charmed life” throughout her childhood. She was an actress at 4 years old and went on to play memorable roles such as the… Read more »

Taking Taylor’s story to Texas

Taking Taylor’s story to Texas

South Charlotte woman completes World Rare Disease Day race in honor of sister Laura King Edwards can now add the Lone Star State to the growing list of locations where… Read more »

News Briefs: March 6 to 12, 2015

News Briefs: March 6 to 12, 2015

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, I am in agreement with Ms. Peggy Leo-Gallo and her comment made in the Feb. 27 edition, about reporting crimes in South Charlotte Weekly…. Read more »

South Charlotte residents speak out regarding failed nondiscrimination ordinance

South Charlotte residents speak out regarding failed nondiscrimination ordinance

More than 100 speakers addressed Charlotte City Council at its Monday, March 2, meeting regarding a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance. Some of those speakers identified themselves as south Charlotte residents, speaking… Read more »

Novant Health to anchor south Charlotte Waverly project

Novant Health to anchor south Charlotte Waverly project

Charlotte-based developers Childress Klein and Crosland Southeast announced on Feb. 19 that Novant Health will serve as the medical office anchoring Waverly, the 90-acre, multi-use planned development project at Providence… Read more »

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen brings out the gourmand in everyone

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen brings out the gourmand in everyone

I know my way around the basics of the kitchen. I can make a mean chili. I’ve nearly managed to make a replica of my mother’s mac and cheese. Give… Read more »

More land to be sold on fast-growing Providence corridor

More land to be sold on fast-growing Providence corridor

A 66-acre piece of land in a rapidly developing part of southwest Charlotte has recently been put on the market, and is being marketed as a potential mixed-use development site…. Read more »

News Briefs: Feb. 27 to March 5, 2015

News Briefs: Feb. 27 to March 5, 2015

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, I’ve been thinking about your crime reporting section of the newspaper the past couple of weeks. I don’t see the necessity of reporting the… Read more »

‘The Lunch Project’ fuels children at home and abroad

‘The Lunch Project’ fuels children at home and abroad

Forty second-graders gather in Lecia Shockley’s classroom at Selwyn Elementary School for a special service learning what it’s like living and going to school in Tanzania. Rebecca Wofford, founder of… Read more »