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News Briefs: Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

News Briefs: Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Girl escapes attack at McMullen Creek  A 16-year-old girl walking alone in McMullen Creek Greenway in Pineville escaped a would-be attacker on Friday, Aug. 22. The girl said she was… Read more »

Megachurch pastor put on paid leave following complaint

Megachurch pastor put on paid leave following complaint

Weeks after telling CNN that his friend Nancy Writebol, who gained national attention after contracting the Ebola virus in Liberia, is “not someone who would ever make the headlines, apart… Read more »

A night out for a cause: Area moms host event to support Down syndrome

A night out for a cause: Area moms host event to support Down syndrome

CHARLOTTE – A group of south Charlotte mothers have come together to organize an event that supports Down syndrome, a cause that’s close to their hearts. The mothers, who refer… Read more »

Local business brings words to forefront

Local business brings words to forefront

A local couple’s time living and working in Amsterdam sparked a new clothing line that promotes cultural sensitivity, reminiscent of their experience with the culture and language of the Netherlands…. Read more »

Scrabble spells closeness for south Charlotte family

Scrabble spells closeness for south Charlotte family

Scrabble might be a fun way to learn new words and pass time for some, but the game means so much more to Katya Lezin and her three children. The… Read more »

News Briefs: Aug. 22 to 28

News Briefs: Aug. 22 to 28

United Way’s Jane McIntyre to retire after 2014 campaign United Way executive director Jane McIntyre has announced she is retiring following the 2014 fundraising campaign. McIntyre helped lead a turnaround… Read more »

Power of Women set first event

Power of Women set first event

A new series and networking platform started by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce that is looking to explore the power of women and be a resource for those in business… Read more »

Celebrating the ‘Ta Tas’

Celebrating the ‘Ta Tas’

Members of the Charlotte Chapter of Hadassah are raising money for breast cancer research at the Hadassah Medical Organization, but they’re doing it in a unique way. Women will have… Read more »

News Briefs: Aug. 15 to 21

News Briefs: Aug. 15 to 21

Marker drive considered another success The seventh annual Color the Park Marker Drive in the Ballantyne Corporate Park collected 16,266 packs of markers for area schools. The markers and 930… Read more »

Going for the ‘gold’ through celebrating faith

Going for the ‘gold’ through celebrating faith

Ali Buck has been involved with St. Matthew Catholic Church since she was a small child. So, it seemed natural for the 17-year-old to dedicate her Girl Scout Gold Award… Read more »