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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 »

Sharing her voice: Local author’s fourth book of poems inspired by “As I Lay Dying”

Sharing her voice: Local author’s fourth book of poems inspired by “As I Lay Dying”

Janice Moore Fuller always wanted to be a writer. Fuller earned a doctorate in English and spent years studying authors and dabbling in writing. However, she was originally too intimidated… Read more »

Local Realtor gives through Habitat for Humanity

Local Realtor gives through Habitat for Humanity

The Housing Opportunity Foundation (HOF) presented 10 local nonprofits and nine area Habitat for Humanity stores with a total of $33,500 in donations last week to help fight the problem… Read more »

News Briefs: Sept. 12 to 18

News Briefs: Sept. 12 to 18

NoDa Brewing Company’s St. Baldrick Foundation fundraiser a huge success NoDa Brewing Company hosted a St. Baldrick Foundation signature head-shaving fundraiser on Aug. 30 with a goal to raise $15,000… Read more »

Ballantyne resident brings Women2Women home

Ballantyne resident brings Women2Women home

Ballantyne resident Sarah Chamberlain will kick off the national Women2Women National Conversations Tour on Sept. 25 at the Ballantyne Hotel. The tour aims to get more women involved in politics,… Read more »