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City approves project that could straighten Sharon Road

City approves project that could straighten Sharon Road

Charlotte City Council voted earlier this month to allow the expansion of a closed day care that sits vacant in a bend on Sharon Road in exchange for the city… Read more »

Baseball league hopes to erase vandals’ damage

Baseball league hopes to erase vandals’ damage

Players from the past and present will gather this weekend at the Sardis Dixie Youth Baseball facility in south Charlotte in a sign that the young athletes don’t plan on… Read more »

Brewing a cup full of laughs

Brewing a cup full of laughs

Dilworth Coffee could be the birthplace of television’s next big hit sitcom. The coffee shop in downtown Matthews recently played host to a crew of actors, filmmakers and producers, who… Read more »

Tap into your creative side on the road

Tap into your creative side on the road

A new business in south Charlotte is bringing art classes to local bars and restaurants, meeting people where they are comfortable and creating something unique. Started by New Hampshire native… Read more »

Walking for children

Walking for children

From the time her 4-year-old daughter, Kennedy, was born, south Charlotte resident Kolleen Naman wanted nothing but the best care for her child – something she says she’s found in… Read more »

Proposed apartments near Willowmere cause angst

Proposed apartments near Willowmere cause angst

Hundreds of residents near and along McKee and Weddington roads say a low-income housing apartment complex proposed across the street from Socrates Academy will cause further traffic congestion, increase crime… Read more »

Local Rally event hits $1M mark

Local Rally event hits $1M mark

What was once “just a little fundraiser” in Ballantyne has hit the 10-year anniversary and $1 million mark in raising funds for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and… Read more »

Racing toward a cure

Racing toward a cure

Community members are rallying for the sixth straight year to raise money for pediatric cancer research in the name of Isabella Santos through the annual 5K for Kids Cancer. The… Read more »

Driggs, Smith come out on top in local primaries

Driggs, Smith come out on top in local primaries

Ed Driggs and Kenny Smith are moving on for a chance to represent Ballantyne and SouthPark on Charlotte City Council after less than 7 percent of Charlotte residents turned out… Read more »

Local businesses work to grasp health care’s impact

Local businesses work to grasp health care’s impact

As the Affordable Care Act moves closer to becoming a reality, local business leaders learned how it could impact them at this week’s meeting of the SouthPark chapter of the… Read more »