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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 »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Putney named CMPD police chief Deputy Chief Kerr Putney will be the new Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department police chief as of July 1. Charlotte City Manager Ron Carlee made the announcement… 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 »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Letter to the Editor Editor, I read with great interest your article “Is South Charlotte ready for de-annexation?” What became evident to me is that the formation of concerned citizens groups… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

South Charlotte high schools ace Odyssey world championship Odyssey of the Mind teams from Providence, Ardrey Kell, Myers Park and South Mecklenburg high schools traveled to the Odyssey of the… Read more »

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News Briefs

Letter to the Editor Editor, I drive every day along Elm Lane near Stonecrest Shopping Center and keep seeing the medians covered with weeds and orange highway cones. Has 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 »

Education Notes

Education Notes

Providence Day Spanish teacher earns award Providence Day School’s Sarah Loyola, a Spanish teacher and team leader, recently won the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Award for Outstanding… Read more »

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Sam Nadler to speak at Messiah Lutheran Dr. Sam Nadler, president of Word of Messiah Ministries, will talk about “Messiah in the Day of Atonement” (Yom Kippur) at Messiah Lutheran… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

South Charlotte community raises funds for Forest Hills pastor after deadly accident The south Charlotte community joined together to support the family of a worship leader at Forest Hills Church… Read more »