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Education Notes Aug. 28

Education Notes Aug. 28

CMS terminates driver’s education Sept. 1 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will stop driver’s education services Sept. 1 as the state waits for a budget from legislators. The state Senate budget does not… Read more »

It might be hurricane season, but I live in a hurricane all year long

It might be hurricane season, but I live in a hurricane all year long

We are really close to getting my daughter married and out of the house. “Really close” might work in bocce ball, but it doesn’t work when your young adult still… Read more »

Faith Notes Aug. 28

Faith Notes Aug. 28

Sharon Baptist to launch new service Sharon Baptist Church will launch a new casual service at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30. Following the service, the church will hold a… Read more »

‘Eat local’ movement thriving

‘Eat local’ movement thriving

Area restaurants support local farmers, produce vendors In a society that thrives on processed meats, produce with preservatives galore and prepackaged frozen foods shipped from across the U.S., there’s an… Read more »

5 quick questions with Nancy Martinez

5 quick questions with Nancy Martinez

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education approved the reopening of Starmount Academy of Excellence to alleviate overcrowding at Monteclaire Elementary School. Nancy Martinez, who has a background in instruction and counseling,… Read more »

Know Your Audience

Know Your Audience

By Rev. Jonathan Munro jmunro@calvarychurch.com The small congregation of my first pastorate in Pittsburgh was quickly growing, but in a new culture, I was on a steep learning curve. Someone… Read more »

Changes in Weekly designed to improve experience

Changes in Weekly designed to improve experience

By Jonathan McElvy Publisher If you opened today’s edition of the Weekly and didn’t notice anything different, you’re more than welcome to set the paper down and carry on about… Read more »

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Supercuts opens in Ballantyne’s Camfield Corners BALLANTYNE – Hair care business Supercuts recently opened its latest location at 8610 Camfield St., and the business is offering special prices on haircuts… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Legendary director to visit south Charlotte Ron Campbell, director of the Saturday morning “Beatles” cartoon series that aired on ABC from Sept. 25, 1965 to April 20, 1969, and animator… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Corporate Park hosts successful school supplies drive Ballantyne Corporate Park collected more than 20,000 coloring supplies, 600 miscellaneous items and more than $4,000 toward classroom supplies for local teachers during… Read more »