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Creating flowers helps cope with loss

Posted at 3:21pm on Dec. 12, 2014

Heather Gail always wanted to own her own business, but the timing was never right. After graduating from UNC Charlotte in 1998 with a degree in business management, she began working at Bank of America. She also began raising a family after marrying Phil Gail, whom she’d met in college. Sons Charlie, 9, and Harry, 7, kept her busy and her entrepreneurial aspirations were put on the back burner.

Menorah lighting highlights Jewish holiday

Posted at 2:29pm on Dec. 18, 2014

On Dec.17, Leah Levin of south Charlotte organized the lighting of a 10-foot-tall, 5-foot-wide Menorah at the fountain plaza in StoneCrest Shopping Center.

GenerationNation gets young people involved

Posted at 2:32pm on Dec. 19, 2014

Deirdre Jonese Austin, a 17-year-old Independence High School senior, said that before joining GenerationNation, she hadn’t given much thought whether her voice mattered.

CBCC seeks blood donations, offers stuffed puppies to kids

Posted at 4:22pm on Dec. 16, 2014

It’s hard to imagine children spending their holidays in the hospital.

Church using worship to blend cultures

Posted at 11:14am on Dec. 18, 2014

Good Shepherd Church’s Latino ministry has progressed far from the days of Latino parishioners listening to sermons translated to Spanish through special headphones.

Interfaith group takes new name

Posted at 9:14am on Dec. 18, 2014

Mecklenburg Ministries will officially change its name in 2015 to MeckMin, the organization’s longtime nickname.

King’s Pajamas, distributes new pjs for Christmas Eve

Posted at 3:53pm on Dec. 16, 2014

Pamela Dwyer got the idea to supply pajamas to homeless and underprivileged children while attending a worship service at her church, Team Church, in Matthews.

South Meck teacher takes lessons from decorating White House

Posted at 12:35pm on Dec. 18, 2014

If you caught HGTV’s recent White House Christmas Tour 2014, you may have noticed a Southern influence in the Vermeil Room, courtesy of Debbie Dunn, South Mecklenburg High School’s IDEA Academy director.

Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting focuses on road projects

Posted at 9:58am on Dec. 11, 2014

State and local officials shared updates on area road projects during the Dec.6 Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting. But residents in attendance still had plenty of requests for how they want south Charlotte roads improved.

‘Still talking’ after 70 years of marriage

Posted at 11:02am on Dec. 11, 2014

When Richard E. Bennett went for breakfast at a small nickel-and-dime store in St. Petersburg, Fla., in 1944, he had no idea he would meet the person he would spend the rest of his life with.