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Posted: Sunday, May. 31, 2009

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    Ballantyne Corporate Park hosts the “Ballantyne Business Bash” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Boyle Building and courtyard. Tickets are $7 at the Ballantyne Business Center, 13850 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Suite 500; $8 at Information: Cherise Walker at the Charlotte Chamber: 704-378-4106 or e-mail cwalker

    South Charlotte

    Make your yard spectacular. The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has a free seminar from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 17 at William R. Davie Park's Conference Center, 4635 Pineville-Matthews Road. Topics include lawn planting, weed and disease control, plant selection and soil quality. Register by June 9: 704-336-4008 or e-mail

    Union County

    Indian Trail's Nov. 3 ballot will ask voters whether to allow the town's first ABC store – along with asking approval for mixed drink sales.

    The Indian Trail Town Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to add the ABC store item. Two weeks ago, the council agreed to let voters decide if town establishments can serve mixed drinks.

    York County

    The Charlotte Knights and will host a job fair 4-7 p.m. June 9 at Knights Stadium. Admission is $5, which includes a baseball game and free parking.

    Sign up for a ticket voucher at Up to 30 vendors are expected, including area businesses and schools. Information: 704-357-8071.

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