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Meeting Street brings broccoli to the 'burbs

Posted at 3:13pm on Apr. 28, 2010

Robert Luke has witnessed the rapid growth of the Ballantyne area during the last few years, but despite the upscale area's many amenities, one thing was missing: a farmers market.

Bosom Buddies takes a swing at cancer with tennis tourney

Posted at 3:17pm on Apr. 28, 2010

What began in 2005 as a small event started by a single tennis player and filling just 13 courts at her club has grown to include nine south Charlotte tennis clubs, 100 courts and 800 female participants.

Providence club pair find strength in helping others

Posted at 3:19pm on Apr. 28, 2010

In a single week, Providence Country Club Women's Tennis will host two events to help others - but behind the scenes are two women who have faced their own obstacles.

Salon raises funds for local girl in need

Posted at 9:37am on Jun. 23, 2010

When Hailey Arthur, 36, owner of Pigtails & Crewcuts in Blakeney, heard the story of Ellie Potvin's battle with a rare pediatric cancer she felt inspired to help.

Renewing the spirit

Posted at 3:24pm on Apr. 28, 2010

Candlewyck Baptist Church has received a $49,298 grant as part of the National Clergy Renewal Program, funded by the Lilly Endowment.

Saving Haiti through education support

Posted at 3:30pm on Apr. 28, 2010

Volunteers cheered as they learned the first of two buses organized by volunteers had left the port of Gonaives, Haiti, and headed up the mountainous road to Bayonnais in mid-March.

Charlotte couple helped Haiti before the earthquake

Posted at 3:32pm on Apr. 28, 2010

Before CNN's Anderson Cooper solemnly reported the destruction in Haiti; before actress Angelina Jolie brought her considerable star power; before the telethons and news crews, Peter and Lucie Tonon were part of a group from Charlotte that is trying to make a difference in the beleaguered country.

She's making a lot of lives better

Posted at 3:34pm on Apr. 28, 2010

According to Audrey Herman, profiling her is not important: making a difference in people's lives is.

Tournament benefits young golfers

Posted at 3:45pm on Apr. 28, 2010

Ballantyne Country Club will help Charlotte's youngest golfers again this year by hosting its 12th annual Rudolph-Dadey Memorial Golf Tournament.

Shopping News: Here's your chance to dress like a star

Posted at 3:50pm on Apr. 28, 2010

With prom season quickly approaching, there is a rush to buy that special dress that will dazzle on the dance floor. One store in Stonecrest shopping center is offering last-minute savings for those who are still searching.