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Author Archives: Hannah Chronis

Mayoral candidates meet in Ballantyne, discussion focuses elsewhere

Mayoral candidates meet in Ballantyne, discussion focuses elsewhere

The first half of Tuesday’s live mayoral debate seemed more like a question-and-answer session as opposed to a political debate, as the city’s four leading Democrats appeared to agree with… Read more »

Craft absence

Craft absence

South Charlotte has it all – except a brewery Asheville. It’s the first place everyone thinks of when discussing the craft beer capital of North Carolina. But the tides are… Read more »

Breakfast Club meeting to bring together top figures in education

Breakfast Club meeting to bring together top figures in education

Next installment slated for Aug. 15 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Ann Clark, Central Piedmont Community College President Tony Zeiss and University of North Carolina at Charlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois will come… Read more »

Community meeting set to discuss proposed mixed-use development

Community meeting set to discuss proposed mixed-use development

Crescent Communities seeks to rezone 72 acres of Providence Road Crescent Communities will hold a public community meeting on Aug. 18, a Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss its proposed… Read more »

Drought, heat cripples farmers

Drought, heat cripples farmers

County declares Stage 1 conservation measures Nancy Humphries, owner of Mouton Blanc Farms, walks onto an empty field that once was home to luscious tomatoes, ripe squash and other homegrown… Read more »

Morrison Famiy YMCA preps for annual triathlon

Morrison Famiy YMCA preps for annual triathlon

Run! Ballantyne enters sixth year, continues growing Six years ago, volunteers and staff from the Morrison Family YMCA executed an idea that had been in the works for months –… Read more »

Jobs on the line?

Jobs on the line?

Family Dollar’s Matthews-based distribution center employees face possible job loss Virginia-based Dollar Tree completed its billion-dollar purchase of Family Dollar on July 6, but the acquisition could result in job… Read more »

Bank, hotel coming to Ballantyne

Bank, hotel coming to Ballantyne

Site work has begun on the latest mixed-use development to hit south Charlotte. Ballantyne-based York Development Group’s project, to be known as Colinayre, will be located at the southwest corner… Read more »

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 »