Posted at 3:35pm on Jul. 15, 2014
Tommy Rieman speaks calmly and matter-of-factly about his lifes extreme highs and lows since he deployed to Iraq as a 21-year-old in 2003.
Posted at 10:32am on Jul. 16, 2014
The Morgan children raised $700 for The Lunch Project, a Charlotte-based nonprofit organization that provides lunches for Tanzanian children at school.
Posted at 1:18pm on Jul. 17, 2014
Erickson Living recently purchased 100 acres at McKee and Pleasant Plains roads in Matthews to revive its plans for a Continuing Care Retirement Community.
Posted at 1:39pm on Jul. 17, 2014
Novant Health has opened its first Charlotte-area express clinic in Ballantyne, which offers extended hours to treat common medical conditions without an appointment.
Posted at 12:21pm on Jul. 11, 2014
Always wanted to try that restaurant your friends talked about?
Posted at 12:12pm on Jul. 11, 2014
The Range in Ballantyne is expected to have its grand opening on Aug. 9, a few months behind schedule because of inclement weather.
Posted at 11:12am on Jul. 11, 2014
Wingate University is producing a new local television program, “Wingate University Business Roundtable,” designed to examine issues concerning the Charlotte region’s key business leaders.
Posted at 3:08pm on Jul. 10, 2014
Council was ‘concerned about over-saturation’ of that business, especially near historic Main Street.
Posted at 3:38pm on Jul. 10, 2014
Compiled by Cindy Stern
Posted at 1:50pm on Jul. 9, 2014
When a member of Temple Or Olam mapped where the congregation lived, meeting in Concord didn’t make sense anymore.
Posted at 10:54am on Jul. 10, 2014
The Ballantyne Breakfast Club will host a meeting in August to update residents on what to expect in the coming school year.
Posted at 10:30am on Jul. 10, 2014
Some residents of Sainte-Maxime, France, want to partner with residents of Matthews to learn more about the respective home countries, build friendships across the ocean and even visit each other.
Posted at 10:06am on Jul. 11, 2014
When Cornelius businessman Dave Yochum came up with Big Day at the Lake, his idea was to give some underprivileged children a day of swimming and boating on Lake Norman.
Posted at 4:21pm on Jul. 2, 2014
After weeks of negotiations between the town of Pineville and the Civic & Cultural Arts Center, the nonprofit voluntarily left town in late June.
Posted at 12:09pm on Jul. 8, 2014
For nearly a decade, Ballantyne-area families have visited Hall Farm for a little taste of the country. But the farm could soon be sold and developed.
Posted at 12:09pm on Jul. 8, 2014
CrossRoads Corporation collaborates with Johnston YMCA, Antioch Baptist Church to give underprivileged Grier Heights kids free swimming program
Posted at 11:30am on Jul. 2, 2014
According to the Myositis Association, the condition is muscle inflammation and “can be caused by infection, injury, certain medicines, exercise and chronic disease.”
Posted at 10:09am on Jul. 2, 2014
For the past couple of years, south Charlotte’s Sterling Oliver has volunteered as the Guardian Ad Litem for Isaiah Roberts, 18, who recently graduated from Myers Park High School.
Posted at 9:28am on Jul. 2, 2014
After 17 years in business – that’s 18 Christmas seasons – the Holiday Haus in historic downtown Matthews is closing.
Posted at 8:34am on Jul. 1, 2014
Compiled by Erica Batten
Posted at 9:33am on Jun. 27, 2014
In Mecklenburg County, Clay Parker is one of the first educators to work primarily on providing education, home visits and other services for single fathers. He has learned that many single dads, including those from low socioeconomic situations, want to be good parents.
Posted at 12:55pm on Jun. 27, 2014
Repairs to a Matthews bridge in desperate need of improvements have been delayed as crews work to relocate utilities first, said N.C. Department of Transportation spokeswoman Jen Thompson.
Posted at 10:52am on Jun. 27, 2014
At the request of Margaret Phillips, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission has reviewed her property at 131 W. Charles St. in Matthews and deemed it worthy of Historic Landmark status.
Posted at 3:45pm on Jun. 26, 2014
Saundra Hardy Snyder is painting in her quiet home studio in Montibello near SouthPark on a recent afternoon.
Posted at 3:25pm on Jun. 26, 2014
The flurry of home buyer activity in Ballantyne’s 28277 ZIP code doesn’t appear to have a spillover effect in neighboring ZIP codes, according to recent real estate data.
Posted at 7:43pm on Jun. 29, 2014
A Rock Hill man was fatally shot early Sunday, authorities said.
Posted at 1:40pm on Jun. 25, 2014
News about your neighbors in the Charlotte area.
Posted at 4:28pm on Jun. 24, 2014
A record crowd attended Camp Special Olympics Athletic Retreat from June9-13 at the Levine Jewish Community Center this year.
Posted at 12:24pm on Jun. 26, 2014
Red, white and blue will be the colors of the day as towns and neighborhoods throughout the south Charlotte region offer free, family-friendly parades and activities to celebrate Independence Day.
Posted at 11:23am on Jun. 26, 2014
Pineville police on Thursday identified the victim as Amanda Jean Fiskewold-Ziegler.
Posted at 3:52pm on Jun. 19, 2014
The Civic & Cultural Arts Center is expected to release a new budget proposal to Pineville in the next month, after officials requested the nonprofit pare its original budget.
Posted at 11:57am on Jun. 20, 2014
Kathy McLaughlin doesn’t recall how she and her sister, Diane Tucker, found Dr. Charles H. Edwards II of Memory Center Charlotte.
Posted at 4:09pm on Jun. 18, 2014
Charlotte pastor Tom Latimer’s move to Jamestown United Methodist near High Point this month will be his eighth pastoral appointment.
Posted at 9:58am on Jun. 19, 2014
Compiled by Erica Batten
Posted at 4:22pm on Jun. 18, 2014
News from schools in the south Charlotte area
Posted at 10:32am on Jun. 20, 2014
The Ballantyne area is the second-most-moved-in ZIP code in the country, at least for May 4-31, according to a recent report from Welcomemat Services.
Posted at 10:07am on Jun. 18, 2014
Bailey Middle: The seventh- and eighth-grade band earned a superior rating and third place in their division at the Music in the Parks Festival held in Williamsburg, Va., in late May.
Posted at 10:34am on Jun. 19, 2014
With baby bird season in full swing and more birds arriving every day, Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is running a special Adopt-a-Thon through July15 to make room for new feathered guests.
Posted at 3:24pm on Jun. 18, 2014
Hundreds of freshman at Myers Park High School recently combined centuries-old literature and modern technology to send a message to elected officials: Advocate for peace in South Sudan.
Posted at 2:58pm on Jun. 17, 2014
Matthews Woman’s Club is celebrating the event’s 25th year.