RALEIGH – Are you an employee or a contractor? This isn’t simply a matter of what you call yourself, or how you think about your relationship to those who pay you to perform services. Because formal employment is the subject of so many local, state and federal rules, its definition is spelle…
Every now and then, it’s important for everyone to reflect on their why. This is something I do often. My why is rooted in showing up every day with the spirit of excellence – not perfection – but excellence. And not for me but for the students, families and staff that we serve.
RALEIGH – A few weeks ago, three members of the North Carolina Senate – Amy Scott Galey of Alamance County, Lisa Barnes of Nash County and Michael Lee of New Hanover County – filed a state Parents’ Bill of Rights to ensure that local schools respect parental authority to direct the education…
The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected these restaurants from March 10 to 16:
No signal? No more. SpaceX has a mission to fix your lack of access to TikTok on your camping trip, and it is already beginning to be installed.
CHARLOTTE – Northwood Office expects to host three large-scale, national-headlining concerts in the fall at The Amp, plus a mix of new food and drink festivals.
CHARLOTTE – TreesCharlotte is partnering with Morningstar Properties on a citywide TreeAdoption event that will give away than 800 free trees to Charlotteans.
CHARLOTTE – The Central Piedmont Community College archives department has opened an exhibition that highlights the centennial history of Charlotte’s Central High School and Second Ward High School.
MATTHEWS – The has named the Town of Matthews as a Tree City USA for the 22nd consecutive year for its commitment to urban forest management.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected these restaurants from March 3 to 9.
More than 320,000 local and state government retirees are drowning in inflation. With a likely probability of another multi-billion-dollar surplus for the state, it’s time to do the right thing and provide inflation-fighting cost-of-living adjustments for these dedicated women and men.
CHARLOTTE – Philip Sanford watched his mother go through treatment for stage IV colon cancer while in high school. Her advocacy on behalf of colon cancer patients still resonates with him.
CHARLOTTE – A panel of local business leaders selected Jasmine Higgins as 2023 Youth of the Year for the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte.
RALEIGH – During the early stage of the COVID crisis in 2020, my daily commute got super easy. Then it got scary hard.
CHARLOTTE – Central Piedmont Community College will establish an honors program, starting with the 2023 fall semester, after receiving a gift from Truist Bank.
Tax season is here, and that means it’s primetime for scammers looking to take advantage of hard-working North Carolinians. Each year, my office hears complaints from people fighting off scammers while filing their taxes. These scams put people’s money and identity at risk, but my office is …
CHARLOTTE – Moxie Mercantile will celebrate the opening of its first South Carolina store on March 10.
I grew up working with my hands. My father had a table saw, drill press and other tools in our family basement. As I got older, I repaired cars. Sometimes I would cut myself on a sharp edge of the metal underneath the car. I’d look at my hands, covered in black grease that now turned into re…
CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will approach the county with nearly $3 billion in school construction needs.
CHARLOTTE – Waltonwood locations in Charlotte celebrated Read Across America Day on March 2 by inviting children to bond with residents over Dr. Suess books.
CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools approved a $17,975,005 contract with Edifice Inc. for the second phase of construction for the Bruns Elementary replacement school.
CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is moving forward with building and pavement upgrades to six schools.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected these restaurants from Feb. 24 to March 2:
CHARLOTTE – Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg has launched a new initiative that incentivizes student attendance.
Having health insurance is one of the most significant contributing factors to surviving a cancer diagnosis. But soon, people who currently have Medicaid coverage may find themselves without insurance and without access to care. The Medicaid rules are changing and annual Medicaid renewals ar…
CHARLOTTE – Central Piedmont Community will launch a teaching licensing program in August geared toward bachelor-degree graduates considering a career in the elementary school classroom.
RALEIGH – My progressive friends are frustrated. They should be. After more than a decade of conservative governance, North Carolina has implemented many policies the Left disdains — from major tax cuts and spending restraint to regulatory reform and parental choice in education. The progres…
PINEVILLE – TOUS les JOURS announced that its third North Carolina location opened recently within Super G Mart.
Elected leaders in Charlotte, Matthews, Pineville and Stallings will convene for meetings Feb. 27. Matthews and Stallings, in particular, will hear presentations that may shape policy decisions for the year ahead.
CHARLOTTE – Play the Ladders, a new pickleball league, announces the launch of its inaugural season on March 20.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected these restaurants from Feb. 17 to 23:
CHARLOTTE – Charlotte SHOUT! returns to Uptown Charlotte from March 31 to April 16.
CHARLOTTE – South Charlotte residents may be having déjà vu at the election polls come November.
CHARLOTTE – RD Southpark LLC wants to redevelop condos in the SouthPark area into a mixed-use development with commercial and residential uses as well as restaurants.
CHARLOTTE – U.S. Bank celebrated the grand opening of its new SouthPark branch on Feb. 15 at 4525 Sharon Road with a $5,000 contribution to the Harris YMCA.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected these restaurants from Feb. 10 to 16:
CHARLOTTE – The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will host the 2023 Women of Distinction Fashion Show from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20 at Quail Hollow Club.
There will be no post-Super Bowl sluggishness for elected leaders in Charlotte, Matthews, Stallings, Weddington and Wesley Chapel as councils convene today for monthly meetings.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected these restaurants from Feb. 3 to 9:
CHARLOTTE – Ardrey Kell Marine Corps JROTC participated at a drill meet recently at Butler High School.
Charlotte – Better Business Bureau of Southern Piedmont and Western North Carolina released its 2022 annual report, which includes statistics on consumer complaints, verified customer reviews and the top five scams in its 37-county service area.
Taurus, also known as the bull, is a constellation that can be easily seen overhead at this time of the year.
I regrettably blew off my daily therapy, IV drip and saltwater floatation appointments to stress out over the suspected Chinese spy balloon hovering along the edge of firmament, um, I mean, atmosphere. TikTok got me so confused, y’all.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected these restaurants from Jan. 27 to Feb. 2:
CHARLOTTE – Oakworth Capital Bank’s Central Carolinas location is expected to open its doors by mid-year in SouthPark Towers.
CHARLOTTE – Novant Health is rolling out a new campaign that helps connect neighbors to nourishing food.
CHARLOTTE – Olde Mecklenburg Brewery has officially broken ground on its Ballantyne location, according to Northwood Office.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department Inspected these restaurants from Jan. 20 to 26:
CHARLOTTE – Jason Estep has resigned as assistant athletic director and football coach at Charlotte Christian School after 16 years at the helm.
CHARLOTTE – WCNC Charlotte reporter Tradesha Woodard has learned that writing a children’s book is a different animal than reporting the news on television. Woodard’s book, “The Purple Turtle,” needed to be conveyed in words that a 3-year-old can understand.
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