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An unsung hero of the Civil Rights Movement

An unsung hero of the Civil Rights Movement

It was 1960 in Atlanta, Georgia. Rev. Dr. Jesse L. Douglas Sr. was a student at the Interdenominational Theological Seminary and visiting the school library, when a chance meeting changed… Read more »

Midwood Smokehouse opening Ballantyne location

Midwood Smokehouse opening Ballantyne location

Another popular Charlotte restaurant will soon make Ballantyne its home. Midwood Smokehouse, the well-known barbecue joint in Charlotte’s Plaza-Midwood neighborhood, will open its second location at 12410 Johnson Road in… Read more »

Separate land deals in Ballantyne by Red Venture affiliates spark rumors of expansion

Separate land deals in Ballantyne by Red Venture affiliates spark rumors of expansion

Despite speculation that South Carolina-based web marketing firm Red Ventures was behind the recent purchases of two blocks of land at the intersection of Johnston Road and Providence Road West,… Read more »

News Briefs: Jan. 16 to 22, 2015

News Briefs: Jan. 16 to 22, 2015

Johnston Road intersection improvements continue Bissell companies began the final phase of area road improvements at the intersection of Ballantyne Commons Parkway and Johnston Road on Jan. 12. The improvements… Read more »

News Briefs: Jan. 9 to 15, 2015

News Briefs: Jan. 9 to 15, 2015

Fresh Market brings job opportunities to south Charlotte The Fresh Market will hire approximately 90 people at its new south Charlotte location, located in the Promenade Shopping Center off Providence… Read more »

Your community, your newspaper

Your community, your newspaper

At Carolina Weekly Newspapers we have one goal: to serve our readers by providing thorough and effective coverage of hyper-local community and civic news. So at our three weekly publications,… Read more »

Ballantyne to kick off its ‘Relay’ efforts

Ballantyne to kick off its ‘Relay’ efforts

Relay For Life of Ballantyne (RFLB) will kick off its fourth year on Tuesday, Jan. 13, to help support the American Cancer Society. Event organizers will launch its Luau for… Read more »

StoneCrest shopping center welcomes new restaurants, closes others

StoneCrest shopping center welcomes new restaurants, closes others

Major changes are taking place in StoneCrest at Piper Glen, one of the south Charlotte area’s premier shopping centers, located off Interstate 485 at Rea Road. In 2014, four of… Read more »

McAlpine Creek Park closes until August for sewer project

McAlpine Creek Park closes until August for sewer project

Area residents will have limited access to the trails at McAlpine Creek Park until the beginning of August due to a county relief sewer improvement project. The McAlpine Creek Relief… Read more »

South Charlotte resident finds her place in fashion

South Charlotte resident finds her place in fashion

Belle Sansone sits in a café swirling her tea, wearing a black 1960s day dress with victory rolls in her hair, musing over fashions of the past. Despite financial setbacks,… Read more »