Forty-one boys ranging from age 12-18 partook in the inaugural Camp Hornet's Nest through the Charlotte Fire Department. The boys spent a week sleeping on the grounds and going through team building exercises that tested the body and mind. On Wednesday they took on the "confidence course" which can only be completed by working as a team.
Developers' plans to build an access road have been halted by the discovery of unmarked slave graves just outside the boundary of the Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church cemetery. The road is intended to link the new TopGolf facility and up to 400 apartments to Mallard Creek Road.
Monday evening construction workers and labor advocates gathered outside the Government Center. They asked Charlotte City Council to require developers to disclose their contractor's employment practices as part of future rezoning petitions.
Tom Duncan is the President and CEO of Posetic Group US, a company that makes garden and power tools. They are based in Charlotte and currently sell their products to major retail stores such as Lowes.
The Carolina Raptor Center puts on a flight show every weekend of the summer starting Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. The small amphitheater holding around 80 people makes for an intimate experience as birds of prey fly inches above visitors heads.
The UNC-Charlotte's McMillan Greenhouse held it's second annual celebration of carnivorous plants on Saturday morning. The event included fun activities ranging from face painting to Venus fly trap feeding. The day is aimed at educating young kids on carnivorous plants through a hands on and interactive way
On Friday, 16 campers, ages 7-13, wrapped up a week of culinary camp by preparing a meal for family members at Chef Alyssa's Kitchen. The menu included roasted chicken with BBQ sauce and the fixing's including a watermelon popsicle for dessert.
Early morning riders on the CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar along Elizabeth Avenue, Thursday, June 22, 2017.
The CityLYNX Gold Line is a 10-mile streetcar system that is an integral part of the 2030 Transit Plan and is being constructed in phases.