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Annual south Charlotte gala raises funds for cancer research

Annual south Charlotte gala raises funds for cancer research

In January 2004, 12-year-old Hope Stout died after a six-month fight with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Weeks before her death, Hope was given the opportunity to have almost any… Read more »

Inaugural Ballantyne Ball unites south Charlotte community

Inaugural Ballantyne Ball unites south Charlotte community

The South Charlotte community united on Feb. 14 to raise money for the Isabella Santos Foundation – a local nonprofit dedicated to finding a cure for Neuroblastoma. The inaugural “Ballantyne… Read more »

India-based businessman brings family and business expansion to south Charlotte

India-based businessman brings family and business expansion to south Charlotte

The CEO and founder of India-based company Technozone Environmental Solutions has chosen south Charlotte as the place to expand his business into the United States. Sagarayaj Arokiaraj, or Raj to… Read more »

Box-office hit ‘Still Alice’ hits home

Box-office hit ‘Still Alice’ hits home

On Jan. 11, Julianne Moore won a Golden Globe for Best Actress for her portrayal of Alice Howland in the box office hit, “Still Alice.” Based on the 2007 novel… Read more »

Local optometrist develops mobile eye exam clinic

Local optometrist develops mobile eye exam clinic

Dr. Mark Gifford, owner of Vision Eye Care Associates in Vision Works at the Aboretum Shopping Center, felt inspired to use his profession to help serve others who cannot afford… Read more »

News Briefs: Feb. 20 to 25, 2015

News Briefs: Feb. 20 to 25, 2015

Ballantyne Briefings features Taste of LinkedIn Ira Bass, CEO of IB Media, LLC., will reveal how he grew his media planning and placement company from scratch during the recession in… Read more »

The mystery behind the ‘ivory tower’

The mystery behind the ‘ivory tower’

Elizabeth Russell has been a writer for more than two decades. The majority of Russell’s writing throughout the years has been public relations work for nonprofits, including in-depth reports about… Read more »

Construction on Blakeney Commons scheduled for spring

Construction on Blakeney Commons scheduled for spring

Construction on Blakeney Commons, a retail center coming to Ardrey Kell Road at the intersection of Blakeney Heath Road, is expected to begin in April or May according to Eric… Read more »

Community cleanup: Business owners help people move forward after tragedy hits

Community cleanup: Business owners help people move forward after tragedy hits

After completing their first year in a career that has changed their lives, members of a local family said they have “no regrets” about starting a crime scene cleanup business… Read more »

StoneCrest to welcome new barbecue restaurant

StoneCrest to welcome new barbecue restaurant

Changes keep coming to the restaurant scene in StoneCrest at Piper Glen shopping center. Smoke Modern Barbecue, a Colorado-based barbecue restaurant that launched in 2007, recently signed a lease to… Read more »