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Diverging priorities

Diverging priorities

Desirable development faces traffic, access challenges The city of Charlotte favors development projects that allow residents to walk to shopping centers, but not necessarily when they happen to fall on… 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 »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Synchrony Financial moves into Ballantyne Corporate Park Synchrony Financial, a financial services company, dedicated its relocation into a Class A office building in Ballantyne Corporate Park to serve as its… Read more »

Storage facility: ‘Not in our backyard’

Storage facility: ‘Not in our backyard’

Developers want to rezone 5.6 acres at the intersection of Community House and Ardrey Kell roads for a three-building campus with medical offices and a self-storage facility, but some residents… Read more »

Proposed preschool causes concerns

Proposed preschool causes concerns

David and Shannon Willis have worked to become part of the south Charlotte community since opening their Kiddie Academy franchise four years ago in the Blakeney area. The preschool has… Read more »

County sees increase in dialysis treatment

County sees increase in dialysis treatment

Lawmakers want to eliminate barriers to adding stations Mecklenburg County’s 15 dialysis clinics continue to treat a steady stream of patients for kidney failure, prompting health-care providers to respond by… Read more »

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 »

Pipeline to future drug use

Pipeline to future drug use

Youth marijuana, pharmaceutical drug use stays stagnant, other drug use decreases With adolescents on summer break having more free time, medical professionals are concerned some students use that lack of… 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 »

Developer pursues single family homes in south Charlotte

Developer pursues single family homes in south Charlotte

Copper Builders seeks rezoning More single family homes could be in store for south Charlotte if a rezoning petition for a parcel of land off Pineville-Matthews Road is approved. Charlotte-based… Read more »