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Charlotte’s Heather Richardson has worked on the sets of Showtime’s “Homeland,” commercials for General Electric and NASCAR and on movies. Now, she’s focusing on expanding her business.

For the first time in 12 years, back-to-school shoppers in North Carolina won’t get a sales tax holiday. But South Carolina holds its sales tax holiday this weekend.

Charlotte store owner Dan Mauney organized the evening that featured vendors who appeal to men.

Of the many ways I can be humbled in the kitchen, rice is at the top of the list. I’m not a bad cook but, oh, the pots of rice I have driven to a gummy, scorched grave.

Alex Holleman’s background as a lawyer coupled with her sense of style has made her a sought-after community volunteer, especially for the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

It was on Saturday night, the fourth and final evening of the Romance Writers of America Annual Conference, that I finally faced feelings of inadequacy.

Use the Observer's annual database to search details of more than 800 summer camps in the region.

6 great places to go for ice cream treats

  • Get the scoop on some great places to go for ice cream in the Charlotte area.
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Throw back photo contest 2014

2014 Prom photo contest

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Retro Charlotte

Here are a few of the events I hope to add to my social calendar in August.Aug. 8HAIRWALKA fundra...

Olivia Fortson

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On Dining

Buying new locks and door hardware for your home can also support Habitat for Humanity?s interna...

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