Queens Grant High senior Savannah Von Kaenel's play was chosen as one of three winning high school entries in the North Carolina Young Playwrights Festival hosted by the North Carolina Theatre Arts Educators.
The Cat's Out of the Bag
Dogs can play at Canine Commons
South Charlotte parks burst with activity, with more to come
As the weather gets warmer, residents all across southern Mecklenburg are flocking to parks. From baseball to lacrosse, running to mountain bike riding, fishing to disc golf, walking or observing wildlife, festivals to movies and concerts on the lawn, you can find it at a park nearby.
Saturday morning cadets (most aged 12-18 years old) from Charlotte's MER NC 111 Search and Rescue squadron placed wreaths at the graves of veterans in Pineville's Crown Memorial Park cemetery. It was part of the National Wreaths Across America event, a day when people across the country placed wreaths in cemeteries nationwide, including Arlington National Cemetery.
On senior night, Darius Johnson, who has served four years as manager of the soccer teams at Providence High School, got to live his dream. He was in the starting lineup for one of the biggest games of the year.
The world’s last male northern white rhino died on March 19 following months of poor health, according to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. Sudan was euthanized following age-related health complications. Some of his genetic material was preserved in the hope that advances in IVF treatment could save the species.
Harlem Globetrotter Hoops Green visited 9-year-old Sophia Weaver, who was diagnosed with Rett syndrome, ahead of the team's games in Charlotte on Saturday. Sophia was born with facial deformities and became the target of internet trolls.
Hoops is the 14th woman to join the Globetrotters in history.