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Author Archives: Josh Whitener

CBCC addresses ‘immediate need’ for donors

CBCC addresses ‘immediate need’ for donors

Center sees summer decrease in blood supply The summer months are a tough time for local blood banks. School breaks and family vacations from June to August mean fewer blood… Read more »

Heat wave sends area residents indoors

Heat wave sends area residents indoors

Record-breaking temperatures sweep the region The effects of a mid-June heat wave were pervasive throughout the Charlotte area, as record-breaking temperatures swept the region last month. From farmers to utility… 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 »

Camp ‘soars’ into its 15th year

Camp ‘soars’ into its 15th year

Annual Special Olympics program attracts hundreds of participants, volunteers Fifteen years ago, Bob Bowler had a vision to offer a free Special Olympics camp to area individuals with disabilities, and… 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 »

One step at a time

One step at a time

South Charlotte resident walks Fargo 5K in a medical boot to fight rare diseases She ran a half-marathon blindfolded; she completed a 5K in full costume; and now she can… Read more »

Painting pictures through poetry

Painting pictures through poetry

South Charlotte author, poet to visit Park Road books next week Mary Kratt credits her skills as an author and poet to a “storytelling gene” passed down from her parents… Read more »

Author to showcase humor-driven book at Park Road Books

Author to showcase humor-driven book at Park Road Books

Ad agency veteran David Oakley to be the focus of author event at south Charlotte bookstore What’s a person to do with 20-plus years of interesting job-related adventures? Just ask… Read more »

Taking Taylor’s story to Texas

Taking Taylor’s story to Texas

South Charlotte woman completes World Rare Disease Day race in honor of sister Laura King Edwards can now add the Lone Star State to the growing list of locations where… Read more »

The mystery behind the ‘ivory tower’

The mystery behind the ‘ivory tower’

Elizabeth Russell has been a writer for more than two decades. The majority of Russell’s writing throughout the years has been public relations work for nonprofits, including in-depth reports about… Read more »