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A ‘collective’ effort

A ‘collective’ effort

The Girl Scouts in Hornets’ Nest Council Troop 440 are a shining example of how a small project can grow into a large-scale, collective effort to make life a little… Read more »

Ballantyne Festival, now a nonprofit, to return in October

Ballantyne Festival, now a nonprofit, to return in October

Organizers for south Charlotte’s annual Ballantyne Festival are taking the necessary steps to ensure the event will be around for the foreseeable future, and have high hopes this year’s event… Read more »

Businesses lend hand to kids in need

Businesses lend hand to kids in need

A group of south Charlotte businesses are working to bring attention to a local nonprofit and the families and children it serves. The Village at Robinson Farm and a number… Read more »

Local churches help fulfill needs of veterans

Local churches help fulfill needs of veterans

It’s often hard for veterans returning from active duty to adjust back into everyday civilian life. For some, it’s also hard finding acceptance at a time when wrestling with the… Read more »

Wingate’s Ballantyne classes start Monday

Wingate’s Ballantyne classes start Monday

Professors, administrators and electricians will be busy throughout the weekend at Wingate University’s new campus in Ballantyne. Teams are putting the final touches on the school’s new campus, located in… Read more »

Advocacy group pushes candidates on taxes, de-annexing

Advocacy group pushes candidates on taxes, de-annexing

SMART isn’t pulling any punches with its candidate survey. The South Mecklenburg Association of Responsible Taxpayers group wants to know if the city’s future leaders feel south Charlotte is getting… Read more »

Neighborhoods meet, question their candidates

Neighborhoods meet, question their candidates

How to fund dilapidated sidewalks, new developments and better use of south Charlotte taxes are key issues that may decide who will be the next to represent District 6 on… Read more »

A ‘cool’ partnership

A ‘cool’ partnership

Thousands of students throughout the Charlotte area, including students from south Charlotte’s Montclaire Elementary, will receive brand new uniforms at the start of the school year, thanks to a partnership… Read more »

Mayor candidates discuss CIP, Charlotte’s stature

Mayor candidates discuss CIP, Charlotte’s stature

Charlotte residents have a lot of work to do before deciding in November who the next mayor of Charlotte will be, including narrowing the playing field in both the Democratic… Read more »

Local candidates meet, greet area voters

Local candidates meet, greet area voters

Keeping tax dollars in south Charlotte is a main concern for many Ballantyne residents, and a hot topic that could affect who will represent the area at the city level… Read more »