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Community officials break ground on Sara’s YMCA

Community officials break ground on Sara’s YMCA

Latest YMCA slated to open in January 2016 Smoky Bissell joined more than 50 members of the Ballantyne Corporate Park, YMCA of Greater Charlotte and south Charlotte community on June… Read more »

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

Real estate company founder, transportation advocate dies at 84 H. Allen Tate, Jr., founder and chairman of the Allen Tate Company, died at his home in Charlotte on June 22… Read more »

Find your Fourth fun

Find your Fourth fun

Celebrate July Fourth with various activities The season for fireworks, parades and reflecting on the formation of the United States is here once again, and South Charlotte Weekly is offering… Read more »

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News Briefs

MetLife donates to Easter Seals MetLife presented a $30,000 donation to Easter Seals on June 18 in honor of Disability Insurance Awareness Month, which takes place in May. MetLife team… Read more »

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Kumar – a team player

Kumar – a team player

Charlotte Country Day’s Kavir Kumar is the 2015 South Charlotte Weekly Boys’ Tennis Player of the Year Kavir Kumar’s junior season as a varsity tennis player didn’t end the way… Read more »

Q&A with Providence Day football coach Adam Hastings

Q&A with Providence Day football coach Adam Hastings

Adam Hastings accepted the offer to become Providence Day’s next head coach on March 10, after a successful tenure with Adrey Kell (36-25 record and four state playoff appearances in… Read more »

Linder perseveres through trials

Linder perseveres through trials

Providence Day’s Nick Linder is the 2015 South Charlotte Weekly Track and Field Athlete of the Year Providence Day senior Nick Linder had never suffered an injury – that is,… Read more »

Providence baseball team wins state title

Providence baseball team wins state title

Panthers overcome game one loss to take home title for first time since 1995 Providence coach Danny Hignight told his players Millbrook acted like it had won the North Carolina… Read more »

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A woman with a mission

A woman with a mission

Myers Park graduate seeks to change the world Audrey Huynh set out on a mission her freshman year at Myers Park High School: to create change. Now a recent graduate,… Read more »

Students to gather around the table all summer

Students to gather around the table all summer

Area students can ensure they’ll have breakfast and lunch each day this summer, thanks to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) summer program. CMS Child Nutrition Services will offer its Summer Food… Read more »

New leadership for Charlotte Secondary

New leadership for Charlotte Secondary

Nancy Dillon named head of school Charlotte Secondary School, an area charter school for sixth- to 12th-grade students, will have a new face lead its Paideia-based program. Nancy Dillon will… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

South Charlotte student earns writing award William Carter Friddle, of Charlotte, received the John A. Stillwell Award for Writing while attending Woodberry Forest School, an independent boarding school in Madison… Read more »

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Flying high: Aerial artist Caroline Calouche

Flying high: Aerial artist Caroline Calouche

Dancer and choreographer Caroline Calouche’s vision is not the best, thanks to a family history of astigmatism and near-sightedness. When she started dancing at 8 years old, Calouche didn’t want… Read more »

Follow the yellow brick road

Follow the yellow brick road

‘The Wizard of Oz’ to celebrate 20 years of community theater Audiences will travel via twister to a place somewhere over the rainbow, as Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts… Read more »

‘Young Voices’ travel far

‘Young Voices’ travel far

Local choir group travels to New York City, performs at Carnegie Hall Fifth-grader Sophie Young had the opportunity of a lifetime. She traveled to New York City with Young Voices… Read more »

Lucas Krenzin finds his passion in glass

Lucas Krenzin finds his passion in glass

Like many people, fused glass artist Lucas Krenzin struggled to find something to do full time that made him happy. Though he enjoyed art class in high school, Krenzin didn’t… Read more »

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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 »

Culinary News and Notes

Culinary News and Notes

Taste of the Carolinas offered at Carowinds through May 17 Carowinds will host “Taste of the Carolinas” – a culinary event offered Saturdays and Sundays through May 17. Guests can… Read more »

Culinary Notes

Culinary Notes

New pastry chef at Gallery Restaurant Within the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge is one of south Charlotte’s critically-acclaimed restaurants – Gallery. Benjamin Kallenbach has been appointed Gallery restaurant’s executive pastry… Read more »