Posted at 3:01pm on Mar. 5, 2014
Whether a child will need full-time care this summer or just wants to try something new for a few days, parents have plenty of summer camps to choose from.
Posted at 1:55pm on Mar. 5, 2014
After several weeks of hiatus following the departure of longstanding City Councilman Warren Cooksey, the Friday morning coffee meeting at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge has resumed, with new District 7 City Councilman Ed Driggs leading.
Posted at 1:58pm on Feb. 28, 2014
Compiled by Cindy Stern
Posted at 9:47am on Mar. 3, 2014
‘People gave me the opportunity to do things beyond my tenure,’ says Red Venture co-founder Dan Feldstein, ‘and I now derive a lot of pleasure out of seeing people come here and flourish and grow.’
Posted at 2:14pm on Feb. 27, 2014
Several Charlotte-area organizations will celebrate Women’s History Month with diverse events and exhibits.
Posted at 2:29pm on Feb. 25, 2014
Mecklenburg County resident Bill Snipes has been named the Home Instead Senior Care 2013 CAREGiver of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic Region, according to a news release by Home Instead Senior Care.
Posted at 2:17pm on Feb. 25, 2014
Students at Randolph Middle School represent more than 60 countries.
Posted at 12:06pm on Feb. 27, 2014
Blessed Assurance Adult Day Care recently broke ground on an addition that will add several program rooms, more restrooms and showers, and increase office space.
Posted at 1:22pm on Feb. 14, 2014
New in Huntersville, Nothing Bundt Cakes offers bundt cakes in a variety of sizes for all occasions in Birkdale Village.
Posted at 3:48pm on Feb. 12, 2014
Volunteer graphic designers needed: The Mommies Network, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting local mothers, is looking for a graphic designer to help with marketing and the fundraising campaign for the Charlotte chapter.
Posted at 4:07pm on Feb. 25, 2014
Feb.2 wasn’t just Super Bowl Sunday for Boy Scout Troop 3 at Myers Park United Methodist Church.
Posted at 3:55pm on Feb. 20, 2014
Nonprofit Misty Meadows Mitey Riders Inc. provides free therapeutic horseback riding for special needs children ages 5 to 18 – four days a week, September through May. In return, parents and family members are asked to volunteer at the facility.
Posted at 12:42pm on Feb. 20, 2014
Members of the Pineville-Ballantyne Community Athletic Association say they want to form a partnership with Pineville town leaders to find a permanent home and build a sense of stability.
Posted at 2:52pm on Feb. 20, 2014
Beavers are doing thousands of dollars worth of damage in a Matthews neighborhood, but help is on the way.
Posted at 12:38pm on Feb. 20, 2014
The Mint Hill Board of Adjustments recently denied an appeal by Reverdy Development and William Waters II involving a stop work order issued by the town last April.
Posted at 2:57pm on Feb. 18, 2014
Town officials and the Matthews Library will launch a Little Free Library program.
Posted at 3:44pm on Feb. 18, 2014
Socrates Academy: The Academy and MANA Nutrition have partnered to pilot Kid Calorie Cloud. The program provides therapeutic food for severely malnourished children throughout the world.
Posted at 12:08pm on Feb. 25, 2014
An abandoned Cotswold home will no longer be a mecca for trespassers after police were granted authority recently to arrest anyone on the property for trespassing, said Capt. Karl Bannerman of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
Posted at 4:07pm on Feb. 20, 2014
Brian Spicker recently asked town council to allow him to locate a Sky Zone indoor trampoline park at the former PetSmart location, 10200 Centrum Parkway. The property is in the Office Commercial district, which had previously not allowed such a use.
Posted at 3:50pm on Feb. 19, 2014
Winter Walk & Plant Sale : There will be a guided tour through the Susie Harwood Garden by UNC Charlotte’s Botanical Gardens staff 1-2 p.m. Feb. 23. The tour is free. There also will be a plant sale 1-4 p.m. http://gardens.uncc.edu
Posted at 11:33am on Feb. 14, 2014
In 2011, some of Olde Providence Elementary School’s playgrounds were determined unsafe and their basketball court was in need of work.
Posted at 1:56pm on Feb. 11, 2014
The Charlotte Jewish Film Festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary when it kicks off this month.
Posted at 1:45pm on Feb. 11, 2014
Hundreds of carved creations will be on display during the Showcase of Woodcarvings on Feb. 22, the largest woodcarvings show in the Southeast.
Posted at 10:20pm on Feb. 11, 2014
The 100th day of school, Feb.7, was more than a step closer to summer vacation for students at Elon Park Elementary School in south Charlotte.
Posted at 3:01pm on Feb. 12, 2014
Have an old prom dress or fancy shoes or accessories you no longer need?
Posted at 3:32pm on Feb. 13, 2014
Transportation officials began work in early January on a Ballantyne area bridge that many residents and stakeholders hope will relieve congestion.
Posted at 3:49pm on Feb. 13, 2014
In a tie vote decided by the mayor, Pineville officials voted Feb. 11 to allow a tattoo and piercing studio at Carolina Place Mall.
Posted at 11:10am on Feb. 13, 2014
Want to know whether George Washington really wore wooden dentures?
Posted at 2:41pm on Feb. 7, 2014
Compiled by Cindy Stern
Posted at 2:13pm on Feb. 7, 2014
Aprill Yakubu, 39, has many roots in the Charlotte community.
Posted at 12:44pm on Feb. 3, 2014
On Jan.28, 12 elite spellers descended upon Charlotte Preparatory School to compete in the Mecklenburg County Independent Schools District Spelling Bee.
Posted at 1:50pm on Feb. 7, 2014
Del Frisco’s in SouthPark’s Piedmont Town Center is offering Valentine’s Day surf and turf. An 8-ounce filet and 8-ounce lobster tail are paired for $79 on Feb.14-16. Call or visit the website for reservations.
Posted at 1:26pm on Feb. 6, 2014
Residents can meet one-on-one with elected officials from the state, county, city and school board during the Ballantyne Breakfast Club Priorities Meeting on Feb. 15.
Posted at 10:50am on Feb. 10, 2014
Matthews Playhouse production is Feb. 14, 15 and 16
Posted at 3:18pm on Feb. 3, 2014
Central Piedmont Community College Science Olympiad: The following local schools placed in the top 10 final rankings for Varsity Division B at the recent Science Invitational: JM Alexander Middle, 1; Jay M. Robinson Middle, 2; Science Hounds (a home-school group), 3; South Charlotte Middle, 4; Community House Middle, 6; Randolph IB Middle, 7; Collinswood Language Academy, 8; and St. Mark Catholic, 9.
Posted at 9:37am on Feb. 4, 2014
Instead of vacationing in Europe, Allyson Siegel spent her birthday helping the YWCA.
Posted at 9:09am on Feb. 5, 2014
Compiled by Lauren Bailey
Posted at 1:27pm on Feb. 5, 2014
The Boy Scouts annual Scouting for Food drive is on track to bring in more than 250,000 pounds of food for Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry.
Posted at 11:43am on Feb. 6, 2014
Both facilities are just off Interstate 485 intersections, and both are built next to high schools.
Posted at 1:56pm on Feb. 7, 2014
To the dismay of nearby residents, a proposed apartment complex is one step closer to construction after an advisory board recommended the Charlotte City Council approve its zoning.