Posted at 3:17pm on May. 24, 2013
Last month, Adam Barrington, 29, and his pregnant wife Heather, 27, boarded a plane for Hawaii. The couple traveled over 4,500 miles in the hopes of welcoming baby Bodhi into the world during a dolphin-assisted birth in Pohoa, Hawaii.
Posted at 1:23pm on May. 24, 2013
St. Paul United Methodist Church was founded in the Sedgefield neighborhood in 1948. The organizers of the church built the church in the heart of the new Sedgefield neighborhood so that nearby families would call St. Paul their church.
Posted at 3:06pm on May. 24, 2013
I spent Spring Break looking at colleges with my daughter, Hannah, a junior at East Mecklenburg High School.
Posted at 1:22pm on May. 24, 2013
“Dance is a universal language,” says Jacqueline White, whose Plaza-Midwood dance studio, Open Door Studio, caters to dancers of all shapes, sizes, ages and skill level. “Part of our mission at Open Door,” she says, “is that dance is for everyone.”
Posted at 1:32pm on May. 24, 2013
Bill Goldstein, his wife and two teenage sons drove 4,500 miles, hiked more than 100 and saw 11 parks in two weeks last summer alone. But they still have to more places to visit in their quest to visit all 59 national parks.
Posted at 12:55am on May. 24, 2013
When it comes to summer camp, parents have no shortage of choices. There are camps that focus on art, music, swimming, outdoor adventures and sports. This year in Charlotte, parents of girls, ages 4-12, will have a new option for their daughters.
Posted at 3:07pm on May. 23, 2013
Kaveh Darafsheh, a south Charlotte resident who lives off Providence Road, will work as an intern this summer for NASA through the Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars program.
Posted at 12:34pm on May. 21, 2013
John and Anne Smethurst share a love for gardening that led them to transform their yard into what they call the “Dragon Gardens.”
Posted at 7:39pm on May. 22, 2013
Winterfield Elementary: The school has received a donation of 3,400 books from Oak Grove Upper Elementary in Hattiesburg, Miss., providing each student with five books for summer reading. Winterfield teaching assistant Courtney Ricks contacted her mother, Cindy Ricks, who teaches at Oak Grove; Cindy Ricks organized a schoolwide collection effort and drove the books to Charlotte on May 10.
Posted at 10:46am on May. 22, 2013
Compiled by Lauren Bailey