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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Area Transit System is announcing the CATS Call Center, Lost and Found, Pass Sales and Information Office at the Charlotte Transportation Center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of Thanksgiving. 

What's in a name? One of the first panels that you encounter in the Matthews Heritage Museum asks that very question. The panel goes on to explain that Matthews has been known to have three names. The area was first called Stumptown as it was said that settlers in the area were taking trees …

MATTHEWS – The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department arrested Benjamin Wayne Damron,36, of Charlotte, on Nov. 18 on nine counts of taking indecent liberties with a child, and one (1) count of sexual battery against an adult, according to the Matthews Police Department. 

November is National Family Caregivers Month. There are more than 11 million family caregivers in the U.S and nearly half of these caregivers provide help to someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Here in North Carolina, there are 356,000 caregivers who provided 514 million hours valu…

For many who have lost a child, their overwhelming sadness is made more intense by feeling alone in their grief. That’s why Carolina Caring is hosting Linking Hearts, a caring and supportive space for parents to come together for empathy, understanding and hope. 

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregivers Month. To mark these events, the Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter is encouraging people to lend a helping hand to more than 356,000 family members and friends serving as Alzheimer’s caregivers.

United Way of North Carolina’s NC 211 is partnering with AARP to provide family caregivers with support from trained, local Navigators. Participants will receive calls from NC 211 staff throughout the program to provide emotional support and offer a confidential space to talk about the highs…

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CHARLOTTE – In honor of  Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Bonefish Grill is offering a free order of the restaurant’s Bang Bang Shrimp with a soft beverage to service members, veterans and first responders with show of ID. 

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Area Transit System is announcing that all bus routes, LYNX Blue Line, CityLYNX Gold Line and paratransit services will be fare free on Election Day, Nov. 8, to provide easier access to polling locations.

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CHARLOTTE – Autobell Car Wash will offer all veterans and active-duty service members a free Ride-Thru Exterior car wash, or an equivalent credit toward another wash option, at all Autobell locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland on Nov. 11. 

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MATTHEWS – Matt Simpkins, Thomas Bogan and Travis Masters have worked since 2017 to achieve their dream of opening a distillery in their hometown. They recently opened Oaklore Distilling Co. at the corner of Monroe Road and Matthews Township Parkway. 

MATTHEWS – The Town of Matthews Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Resource Department will host more than 40 pet-friendly vendors,including area pet stores, veterinarians, treat bakeries, groomers, pet sitters, at the ninth annual Pawsitively Matthews.

MATTHEWS – The Charlotte Area Transit System will be getting feedback on potential alignment and station changes next month for the LYNX Silver Line, a light rail project designed to connect commuters from Matthews to Uptown Charlotte and beyond.