Posted at 10:33am on Nov. 26, 2013
The $5,000 grand prize is up for grabs, as is a $1,500 prize for the middle school winner and the $2,500 “People’s Choice” prize.
Posted at 4:12pm on Nov. 26, 2013
Two public meetings are planned in December about the Charlotte Area Transit System’s LYNX Blue Line Extension project.
Posted at 4:27pm on Nov. 26, 2013
A new scholarship in Daisy Urban’s name goes to a nursing major employed at the center who exemplifies Urban’s values.
Posted at 10:22am on Nov. 26, 2013
Clean up leaves, start a garden journal and celebrate.
Posted at 2:52pm on Nov. 25, 2013
During the next three years, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation will use $25,000 in grant money to help preserve wildlife habitat along the Catawba River.
Posted at 9:37am on Nov. 21, 2013
The basketball team will do some touring, share Thanksgiving dinner and play against some old rivals.
Posted at 9:41am on Nov. 21, 2013
University athletic officials released Chris Redding, Charlotte’s head volleyball coach, and assistant coaches Bethany Byers, Chad Esposito and Jay Correll Nov. 18 after the 49ers wrapped up their 2013 season.
Posted at 11:51am on Nov. 21, 2013
Square dancing club turns strangers into friends, members say
Posted at 2:36pm on Nov. 19, 2013
With a pedigree that goes back to the Plymouth colony and probably centuries more, the fruit grows wild here and is sugary and delicious when ripe. Just make sure they’re fully ripe.
Posted at 2:10pm on Nov. 21, 2013
The co-ed swim team has numerous non-swimmers, and an experienced swimmer is helping out with coaching them.
Posted at 9:04pm on Nov. 16, 2013
His performances include circus arts and acrobatic movements that can involve serious risk.
Posted at 6:23pm on Nov. 13, 2013
Its aim is to better understand the needs of student veterans, in order to improve services that smooth their transition to civilian life.
Posted at 11:20am on Nov. 14, 2013
A new presentation technique, called Pecha Kucha in Japanese, or “chit-chat,” fully covers a topic in seven minutes.
Posted at 11:46am on Nov. 14, 2013
Coach calls two underclassmen on Mallard Creek’s girls’ basketball ‘college-level’ players.
Posted at 2:23pm on Nov. 14, 2013
Six players on the Charlotte 49ers’ men’s soccer team were honored with postseason awards by Conference USA, league officials announced Nov. 12.
Posted at 1:16pm on Nov. 8, 2013
A new civic, government and education collaboration will allow high-school-age teens in Mecklenburg County to help shape policies that will affect their peer group.
Posted at 3:27pm on Nov. 7, 2013
Three players on the Charlotte women’s soccer team have been named to the all-Conference USA postseason teams, league officials announced Nov. 4.
Posted at 1:30pm on Nov. 7, 2013
Demystifying the bags of brown stuff: Look for keywords, but it’s better to make your own compost or go to the county’s composting operation.
Posted at 7:28pm on Nov. 7, 2013
Versatile ukulele waxes, wanes, never goes away
Posted at 1:49pm on Nov. 7, 2013
After graduating just three seniors and brining back last year’s top two scorers, there’s no doubting that a fourth consecutive appearance in the 2A state title game (and third straight win) is within reach for the Knights
Posted at 2:42pm on Nov. 7, 2013
Aimee Parkison will discuss her writing process as the featured speaker in the next installment of Personally Speaking, a community series that shares UNCC faculty’s work with the public.
Posted at 1:38pm on Nov. 6, 2013
University City Partners has selected Darlene Heater as its new executive director, replacing longtime Executive Director Mary Hopper, who stepped down unexpectedly in October.
Posted at 3:16pm on Nov. 6, 2013
Charlotte’s men’s soccer team looks to earn first automatch NCAA berth at C-USA tournament
Posted at 11:13am on Nov. 7, 2013
21st-century art exhibit features engaging robots
Posted at 1:01pm on Oct. 31, 2013
Longtime leader is respected as a good sport, was the face of the organization.
Posted at 7:26pm on Oct. 30, 2013
Senior N.C. state commit Jaylen Samuels has a chance to rush and receive for 1,000 yards each this season for a Mallard Creek football team that has remained undefeated despite losing its starting quarterback five weeks ago.
Posted at 3:24pm on Oct. 31, 2013
Study of creeks: The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute’s online publication, PlanCharlotte.org, has won a $12,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to help support a project on Charlotte’s creeks, according to a news release from the institute. The grant will pay a researcher in local history to examine the role the creeks have played in Charlotte’s growth and development, including the city’s cultural and social history, with a special focus on neighborhoods in west and northwest Charlotte. The project, “City of Creeks,” is envisioned as a way to combine history, environmental science and community engagement, all focused on the city’s distinctive landscape of creeks and ridges. It will feature online publication as well as exhibits in venues around the city, including at UNC Charlotte Center City. Learn more at http://bit.ly/1duEycr.
Posted at 1:44pm on Oct. 31, 2013
Members and friends are asking the city’s Historic Landmarks Commission to protect Prosperity Presbyterian Church’s 225-year-old graveyard.
Posted at 8:09pm on Oct. 30, 2013
There are plenty of tasks waiting; take action now for big payoffs next spring.
Posted at 3:06pm on Oct. 31, 2013
Two straight shutouts improved team’s chance of NCAA tourney bid
Posted at 10:09am on Oct. 31, 2013
Second-class treatment begins to give way to respect.
Posted at 3:18pm on Oct. 31, 2013
Northside Christian School’s boys’ and girls’ teams and Vance High’s boys’ teams will be in the Wild Wing Cafe High School Hoops Classic tournament Dec. 27-30 at Ardrey Kell High School.
Posted at 9:59am on Oct. 25, 2013
Free legal advice will be available to area residents at Ask A Lawyer Day on Oct. 26, hosted by the Mecklenburg County Bar Young Lawyers Division.
Posted at 10:42am on Oct. 23, 2013
With unusually posh amenities, the Arcadia complex will house 760 UNCC students, developer says.
Posted at 11:08am on Oct. 24, 2013
Jon Rothstein has named Charlotte 49ers junior guard Pierria Henry one of CBSSports.com’s top 15 least appreciated players in college basketball.
Posted at 10:52am on Oct. 23, 2013
The only difference between the Holocaust and modern genocides is the scale of their ambition, professor says.
Posted at 1:40pm on Oct. 24, 2013
At a public meeting Oct. 28, information on the road project will be available for viewing, and NCDOT representatives will answer questions.
Posted at 6:31pm on Oct. 23, 2013
Huntersville native Kim Spano was a 5-time state champ at North Mecklenburg, ran 3 years at Syracuse
Posted at 1:47pm on Oct. 24, 2013
Rent-by-the-room apartments: The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department won’t pursue zoning regulations aimed at dealing with rent-by-the-bedroom apartment complexes near colleges and universities, according to a report from the Urban Institute at UNC Charlotte. But it will continue working to solve parking and transportation issues near the schools.
Posted at 11:03am on Oct. 24, 2013
Keziah Caton was recently named to the all-Metrolina Athletic Conference team.
Posted at 4:25pm on Oct. 16, 2013
What’s single-minded, stinky and likes to hang out in the house?
Posted at 1:46pm on Oct. 15, 2013
New procedure to treat uterine fibroids is less invasive.
Posted at 5:07pm on Oct. 16, 2013
After a few minutes of team time, Charlotte volleyball coach Chris Redding was ready to address the 49ers during intermission of their recent home match with Tulane, one of the best teams in Conference USA.
Posted at 1:56pm on Oct. 15, 2013
Students build home for Habitat for Humanity
Posted at 10:49am on Oct. 17, 2013
Season and mini-pack tickets for the Charlotte 49ers basketball teams are available forthe 2013-14 season online at www.charlotte49ers.com.
Posted at 4:35pm on Oct. 17, 2013
Shannon Bauerle’s popular UNCC ‘Zombification of America’ class takes a close, sympathetic look at pop-culture monsters.
Posted at 3:58pm on Oct. 1, 2013
SigEp members at UNCC shave heads to raise $7,000 to help research to cure brother
Posted at 10:18am on Oct. 9, 2013
The store is mostly Indian products, but other areas are represented as well: The U.K., Europe, Africa, Thailand, Mexico and more.
Posted at 10:56am on Oct. 10, 2013
“Othello”: Actors From the London Stage, a self-directed ensemble of five professional British actors, will perform “Othello” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16-19 in the Anne R. Belk Theater of Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts at UNC Charlotte. The performances are part of the group’s weeklong residency at UNCC. At 6 p.m. Oct. 18, Ayanna Thompson, a professor of English at George Washington University, will give a free, public lecture, “Othello in the 21st Century: To Perform or Not to Perform?” in Robinson Hall room 103, addressing the racial politics of staging “Othello.” Tickets for “Othello” are $18 general admission, $9 for senior adults and $6 for students, by phone at 704-687-1849 or online.
Posted at 11:34am on Oct. 10, 2013
The team is looking to replace three starters from last year’s 26-6 squad.