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Local projects benefit from county capital shuffle

Local projects benefit from county capital shuffle

A number of south Charlotte developments are on the list of projects that will be included in upcoming bond packages after leaders warned bonds might not pass if they don’t… Read more »

Area Komen group stays strong

Area Komen group stays strong

While some Susan G. Komen for the Cure events across the nation have taken a hit, have downsized or even been canceled, local events in Charlotte are still going strong,… Read more »

Camp for developmental disabilities reaches new heights with more than 300 campers

Camp for developmental disabilities reaches new heights with more than 300 campers

In its 13th year, Camp SOAR, a camp for people with developmental disabilities, proved the number is actually lucky as it welcomed more campers and volunteers than ever. Camp SOAR,… Read more »

Local home sales hit multi-year highs

Local home sales hit multi-year highs

More homes were sold in south Charlotte last month than any month in the last two and a half years, according to data from the Charlotte Regional Realtors Association and… Read more »

City manager defends spending at local forum

City manager defends spending at local forum

Some south Charlotte residents are wondering if Charlotte’s new city manager will do a better job of dispersing taxpayers’ money throughout all areas of the city, asking when south Charlotte… Read more »

City approves tax increase despite local reps’ concerns

City approves tax increase despite local reps’ concerns

Charlotte City Council approved the 2013-14 fiscal budget and 3.17-cent tax increase on Monday night, June 10, without the support of south Charlotte’s two district representatives. Ballantyne-area representative Warren Cooksey… Read more »

Summer Pops returns to SouthPark

Summer Pops returns to SouthPark

Arrangements from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and familiar tunes from “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Mission Impossible” will soon fill SouthPark’s Symphony Park as locals flock to the Charlotte Symphony… Read more »

Wingate to bring numerous programs to Ballantyne

Wingate to bring numerous programs to Ballantyne

Wingate University began saying goodbye this week to Matthews, as the school announced it will move programs and classes from the town to the massive Ballantyne Corporate Park off Interstate… Read more »

City manager to bring budget discussion south

City manager to bring budget discussion south

New Charlotte city manager Ron Carlee will speak about this year’s budget and his thoughts on the city’s future in Ballantyne on Tuesday, June 11 – a day after city… Read more »

Selling 20 gallons of lemonade

Selling 20 gallons of lemonade

Kristi Longley first learned of Alex Scott from a book, one she bought to help her young son understand the disease that claimed his father’s life. Longley had no idea… Read more »