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Panthers fever spreads through south Charlotte

Panthers fever spreads through south Charlotte

For the second time in franchise history, the Carolina Panthers have made it to the Super Bowl. This year’s game will be played on Sunday, Feb. 7, in Santa Clara,… Read more »

Charlotte’s best Super Bowl 50 watch parties

Charlotte’s best Super Bowl 50 watch parties

The greater Charlotte community is gearing up for Sunday’s big game, as the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos. Trying to decide where to watch this year’s Super Bowl… Read more »

Churches in Charlotte, Denver hold friendly competition

Churches in Charlotte, Denver hold friendly competition

CHARLOTTE – Local Methodist churches are showing their Panther pride leading up to the Super Bowl, but not by dabbing, wearing No. 1 jerseys or shouting “Luuuuuuuuuke” for everyone to… Read more »

There’s nothing wrong with bandwagon fans

There’s nothing wrong with bandwagon fans

I don’t know why I still have a Facebook account. Every time I log on, it seems there’s another comment made, article shared or post “liked” that makes my skin… Read more »

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Former Panthers celebrate Carolina’s return to the Super Bowl

Former Panthers celebrate Carolina’s return to the Super Bowl

Frank Garcia, Sean Gilbert, Derwin Gray and Brad Hoover all call Charlotte home. They arrived via different routes, but were brought here by the Carolina Panthers. Now, they get to… Read more »

Panthers give Charlotte hope to ‘keep pounding’

Panthers give Charlotte hope to ‘keep pounding’

The Carolina Panthers have galvanized the city of Charlotte, capturing the hearts of the masses in their run to the Super Bowl. Between 25,000 and 30,000 people gathered at Romare… Read more »

Get to know former Carolina Panthers

Get to know former Carolina Panthers

Former Carolina Panthers might have retired from their days as professional football players, but they haven’t retired from their community involvement as they continue to impact the greater Charlotte area…. Read more »

Charlotte Latin girls overcoming youth

Charlotte Latin girls overcoming youth

Charlotte Latin girls’ basketball team, which is one of the youngest ballclubs in the city, has been able to stay in the upper half of the CISAA standings. That is… Read more »

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Latin students want Roman numeral back

Latin students want Roman numeral back

The NFL broke a 28-year tradition this year when it chose not to include a Roman numeral in the Super Bowl’s logo. Latin students in Master’s Academy and Greyfriars Classical… Read more »

Trading pencils for pom-poms

Trading pencils for pom-poms

Queen’s Grant teacher performs as Panthers TopCat When Leslie Spearman, an earth and environmental science teacher at Queen’s Grant High School, isn’t in the classroom, there’s a good chance you… Read more »

District seeks to give schools more independence

District seeks to give schools more independence

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools might loosen the reins and allow individual schools more freedom in making choices to achieve district goals. Frank Barnes, CMS chief accountability officer, presented a developed accountability, or… Read more »

Clark says district needs more teachers, community support

Clark says district needs more teachers, community support

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Ann Clark gave her second State of Our Schools presentation Jan. 21 and shared the same message as the previous year: “this is our moment.” Clark urged… Read more »

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Charlotte’s best Super Bowl 50 watch parties

Charlotte’s best Super Bowl 50 watch parties

The greater Charlotte community is gearing up for Sunday’s big game, as the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos. Trying to decide where to watch this year’s Super Bowl… Read more »

Review: Wicked is green with popularity

Review: Wicked is green with popularity

Growing up watching the classic “Wizard of Oz,” you wouldn’t think you’d end up relating to the green-faced villain of the story years later. But it’s hard not to feel… Read more »

Yamaha music program reaches out to young musicians

Yamaha music program reaches out to young musicians

It’s widely believed that preschoolers and kindergarteners are like sponges, using their five senses to soak up everything around them as a means of learning more about the world. That… Read more »

Review: ‘Kinky Boots’ shimmers with sass at Belk Theater

Review: ‘Kinky Boots’ shimmers with sass at Belk Theater

Blumenthal Performing Arts brought back a show full of sparkle, glam and a whole lot of sass to the Belk Theater with Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper’s “Kinky Boots.” “Kinky”… Read more »

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High-end catering company sets sights on Charlotte

High-end catering company sets sights on Charlotte

It started in Great Britain and moved to Canada; now it’s looking to move to Charlotte. Anne Dickson and her husband, Alan, started PigOut Catering in Britain 15 years ago…. Read more »

Checkers & Rallys eyeing south Charlotte market

Checkers & Rallys eyeing south Charlotte market

Cook Out and other fast-casual restaurants in the Charlotte area could soon have a new competitor: Checkers & Rallys. The Tampa, Florida-based restaurant has had its eye on the Charlotte… Read more »

Foodies unite at Futo Buta

Foodies unite at Futo Buta

This is new and exciting. This is a culinary coup. Charlotte is experiencing a restaurant revolution that shows no signs of letting up. Case in point is one of the… Read more »

Culinary News and Notes

Culinary News and Notes

John’s Country Kitchen closes John’s Country Kitchen closed on Saturday, May 30. Johnny and Maria Margiotis opened the establishment on Central Avenue 38 years ago; the business was most recently… Read more »