Posted at 9:13am on Apr. 30, 2013
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Posted at 11:25am on Apr. 26, 2013
With his family keeping him abreast of the deteriorating conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, St. Gabriel’s priest Andre Mangongo feared there would soon be no home to save.
Posted at 3:29pm on Apr. 24, 2013
East Boulevard’s Pio Pio has opened in Ballantyne on Lancaster Highway.
Posted at 10:00am on Apr. 24, 2013
The time may come when we won’t run out to the store, but up to it.
Posted at 3:33pm on Apr. 23, 2013
Heda’s work has been featured in the Harvard Medical School Health Guide.
Posted at 10:44am on Apr. 19, 2013
Posted at 1:31pm on Apr. 18, 2013
Most moms are fond of flowers, and you’ll be satisfied with the savings you can find at the Mother’s Day Extravaganza running April 27 - May 5 at the Ballantyne florist. Find fresh-cut spring floral arrangements, Phalaenopsis Orchids and blooming plant and garden baskets up to 25 percent off. Receive free local delivery (up to 10 miles); orders can be phoned in, placed online or placed in the shop.
Posted at 1:43pm on Apr. 18, 2013
Most students at Elizabeth Lane Elementary didn’t know what it means to have diabetes just a few week ago.
Posted at 1:37pm on Apr. 18, 2013
The Fountainheads are a group of young Israeli singers, dancers and musicians who are graduates and students of the Ein Prat Academy for Leadership in Israel. They are known for upbeat, cheerful music celebrating Jewish holidays and traditions.
Posted at 1:07pm on Apr. 11, 2013
Dine Out Charlotte runs through April 21. The week raises money for Second Harvest Food Bank of the Carolinas while highlighting the citys best mix of restaurants.
Posted at 5:59pm on Apr. 11, 2013
Officially, Earth Day is April 22, but you will have plenty of opportunities to celebrate nature this weekend around South Charlotte.
Posted at 3:53pm on Apr. 10, 2013
Williams has many stories about his tour of duty during the war
Posted at 6:54pm on Apr. 10, 2013
Dipo Fageyinbo, a 17-year-old junior at Myers Park High School, is not the typical Troop 118 Scout. He has a speech impediment and physical disabilities.
Posted at 9:37am on Apr. 11, 2013
Matthews commissioners have voted to condemn almost a half-acre of land bordering 1115 Home Place and pay property owners Lester and Virginia Wright $1,500.
Posted at 11:09am on Apr. 11, 2013
When Murray Forbes Somerville and his wife, Hazel, retired to a historic house in York, they made a few changes.
Posted at 11:34am on Apr. 4, 2013
Local artists form a group to help the community.
Posted at 11:42am on Apr. 4, 2013
I have practiced many yoga styles during the past 20 years, but none was ever as challenging and gratifying as the karma yoga I practiced as I cared for my mother, Rose Beebe, throughout her Alzheimer’s journey.
Mooresville teen writes books to teach children about saving two of her loves - the Earth and animals
Posted at 1:20pm on Apr. 9, 2013
When the front bell rings at the lake house of Suzanne and Rod Combs, rescued dogs race to the door. They sniff hands and vie for attention. These animals, along with two parrots and a cat, know they’re special.
Posted at 3:38pm on Apr. 4, 2013
A British theologian will discuss justice, forgiveness and the role of religion in public life at two upcoming free lectures at Davidson College.
Posted at 2:42pm on Apr. 4, 2013
Grosse is starring as Deputy Emmett Yawners in the new program “Banshee.”
Posted at 3:15pm on Apr. 3, 2013
North Mecklenburg High: At the TFL State Debate and Speech Championships, the North Mecklenburg Debate and Speech team finished fourth overall, competing with 30 schools statewide.
Posted at 12:34pm on Apr. 4, 2013
A Charlotte classic, Lebo’s has been offering shoes, Western wear and dance wear and more since 1923 and supports a worthy cause to boot. The company is preparing to send 5,000 pairs of new and gently worn shoes to Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit institution dedicated to fighting poverty. Since 2009, Lebo’s has shipped more than 15,000 shoes to Soles4Souls; each of the area’s eight locations have bins collecting shoes throughout the year.
Posted at 11:10am on Apr. 4, 2013
The Farmer’s Market at Robinson Farm on Rea Road will be open April 10. Fresh fruit, vegetables, honey, plants and more will be for sale from vendors including Duke’s Bread, Cloister Honey and Daddy’s Girl Dairy. Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 27. Opening April 15 at Robinson Farm is Bradshaw Social House from the folks who brought us Elwood’s Barbecue and Burger Bar. Bradshaw Social House will feature home-style cooking, an extensive beer list on tap and live music plus outdoor courtyard dining.
Posted at 1:52pm on Apr. 4, 2013
Graffiti has been spotted in several areas in Mint Hill and town officials says it’s time for it to stop.
Posted at 3:27pm on Apr. 3, 2013
The Taste of Fort Mill will feature local purveyors of food and wine.
Posted at 3:03pm on Mar. 29, 2013
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Posted at 12:33pm on Mar. 28, 2013
“I very rarely hire anyone to repair something or fix things,” Jeff Hamrick says. That’s because Hamrick runs his own props company and is the one other people hire when they need something built or made.
Posted at 8:10pm on Apr. 2, 2013
Located at the corner of Providence and S. Sharon Amity in Cotswold, Block & Grinder is now open.
Posted at 2:56pm on Mar. 25, 2013
Russell Hughes commands attention the minute he enters a room.
Posted at 6:09pm on Mar. 21, 2013
Plenty of choices for your holiday meal
Posted at 6:06pm on Mar. 21, 2013
Choices include cooking school for children
Posted at 10:30am on Mar. 14, 2013
The fishing world, like everything else, has changed considerably over the years.
Posted at 12:13pm on Mar. 14, 2013
On March 31, the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge hosts its annual Easter brunch from 11 a.m. to 3p.m.
Posted at 10:31am on Mar. 13, 2013
Retailers gear up for St. Pat’s Day, Easter
Posted at 3:32pm on Mar. 13, 2013
Jay M. Robinson Middle: The school finished in first place in the N.C. Association for Scholastic Activities The Quill writing competition. This honor is the second consecutive state title for Jay M. Robinson. Team members were Maura Boeno, Parker Wallace and Kate Welch. In the individual events, Welch was recognized in the Argumentation category.
Posted at 10:31am on Mar. 13, 2013
Fourth annual Charlotte Craft Beer Week, March 15-25
Posted at 11:33am on Mar. 6, 2013
New group spreads word through social media, adoption events
Posted at 11:13am on Mar. 6, 2013
Registration for classes this month and next are under way
Posted at 11:11am on Mar. 6, 2013
Eleanor Hinsch recently published a cookbook, “German Recipes: Five Generations of Family Recipes”.
Posted at 3:11pm on Mar. 6, 2013
On Jan. 13, Starks and Smigiel were honored by the Knights of Malta, Federation of Autonomous Priories at a European Knighting Ceremony at the Duke Mansion.