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News Briefs: Oct. 3 to 9

News Briefs: Oct. 3 to 9

Ballantyne Festival returning next weekend The fourth-annual Ballantyne Festival will return to Ballantyne on Oct. 11, a Saturday. The festival seeks to draw the community together for a fun, family-friendly,… Read more »

Hope in the midst of loss

Hope in the midst of loss

Elizabeth Berrien’s world fell apart in January 2008 when her son was stillborn on his due date. Her life shattered 20 months later when her husband, a special forces soldier,… Read more »

Ballantyne women throw party in pink to raise cancer awareness

Ballantyne women throw party in pink to raise cancer awareness

About 180 pink-clad women came to Ballantyne Country Club on Tuesday, Sept. 23, to play golf and enjoy a luncheon, all while raising funds for Susan G. Komen, a foundation… Read more »

Harris Y breaks ground on new children’s space

Harris Y breaks ground on new children’s space

An area YMCA will provide a new space to allow children “to learn, make friends and thrive.” The Harris YMCA, located at 5900 Quail Hollow Road, hosted groundbreaking for its… Read more »

New STEM-centered charter school to arrive in Charlotte

New STEM-centered charter school to arrive in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE – On Sept 4 the North Carolina Board of Education voted to move 11 charter schools into the planning-year phase, with a target opening of August 2015. One of… Read more »

Ballantyne residents try to get answers

Ballantyne residents try to get answers

Ballantyne and south Charlotte residents came together to ask questions about how the city will handle the district’s growth. Ed Driggs, city councilman for the area, hosted a town hall… Read more »

News Briefs: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

News Briefs: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Showmars 5K to benefit Levine Children’s Hospital Showmars’ third-annual Pediatric Hearts 5K has added individual fundraising to its already successful event, which benefits Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Children’s Hospital. The… Read more »

BCC Rally Week this weekend

BCC Rally Week this weekend

The Ballantyne Country Club Rally is set for its annual “Rally Week” in Ballantyne, during which volunteers raise awareness for breast cancer and raise funds for Rally for the Cure,… Read more »

Concrete Roses abruptly closes doors

Concrete Roses abruptly closes doors

Concrete Roses STEM Academy announced on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 18, the school would be shutting its doors at the end of this week. Concrete Roses STEM Academy, located… Read more »

Running to fulfill Isabella’s dream

Running to fulfill Isabella’s dream

It’s been over two years since Isabella Santos lost her battle with cancer at 7 years old, but the south Charlotte girl’s legacy has never been stronger. The Isabella Santos… Read more »