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On a recent Friday at Shamrock Gardens Elementary, only a few children were seated. Most were focused on the Global Cardboard Challenge, which was inspired by “Caine’s Arcade,” a 2012 award-winning short film.

The Charlotte Women’s Rugby Club is playing its first games this season after a couple years of recruiting players.

Something about yard sales makes us go a little nuts.

The Children’s Home Society of North Carolina provides foster care and works to give children a safe and loving environment through adoption.

The Lincoln Heights neighborhood festival runs noon-4 p.m. Nov. 1 at the new Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Park.

The story of South End Presbyterian Church goes much like a marriage, a divorce and a remarriage.

A stately willow oak, probably 125 years old, stood in the way of access roads to the final section of Interstate 485. Even the men whose chainsaws did the work felt bad that they had to take it down.

Family and faith are the two most important things to Charlotte resident Hester McCardell Ford, who turned 109 years old on Aug. 15.

It’s 3:15p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon: School announcements blare over the sound system and a crowd of students floods the halls at Bruns Academy.

A group of Charlotte musicians will play a free concert Oct.4 to raise money for Charlotte Rescue Mission.

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