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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 »

Construction on Blakeney Commons scheduled for spring

Construction on Blakeney Commons scheduled for spring

Construction on Blakeney Commons, a retail center coming to Ardrey Kell Road at the intersection of Blakeney Heath Road, is expected to begin in April or May according to Eric… Read more »

Community cleanup: Business owners help people move forward after tragedy hits

Community cleanup: Business owners help people move forward after tragedy hits

After completing their first year in a career that has changed their lives, members of a local family said they have “no regrets” about starting a crime scene cleanup business… Read more »

StoneCrest to welcome new barbecue restaurant

StoneCrest to welcome new barbecue restaurant

Changes keep coming to the restaurant scene in StoneCrest at Piper Glen shopping center. Smoke Modern Barbecue, a Colorado-based barbecue restaurant that launched in 2007, recently signed a lease to… Read more »

News Briefs: Feb. 13 to 19, 2015

News Briefs: Feb. 13 to 19, 2015

NC DOT presents options for I-485 The North Carolina Department of Transportation addressed Charlotte City Council at its Feb. 9 meeting regarding options for an unused lane on Interstate 485… Read more »

News Briefs: Feb. 6 to 12, 2015

News Briefs: Feb. 6 to 12, 2015

Luxury apartments open in SouthPark New England-based Nordblom Co. has opened its first Charlotte project, MEZZO1, a 100-unit luxury apartment community in SouthPark. The community, located at the intersection of… Read more »

New I-485 lanes look ready for drivers, but state says they’ll have to wait

New I-485 lanes look ready for drivers, but state says they’ll have to wait

While the expansion of Interstate 485 has created some rush-hour relief on the southwestern part of the highway, extra lanes built by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to… Read more »

Ballantyne Breakfast Club and Chamber of Commerce host 2015 Priorities Meeting

Ballantyne Breakfast Club and Chamber of Commerce host 2015 Priorities Meeting

South Charlotte residents will have the opportunity to discuss pertinent events and concerns with elected officials at the upcoming Ballantyne Breakfast Club’s Priorities 2015 Meeting, on Feb. 14, a Saturday,… Read more »

Boy Scouts to tackle local hunger through annual drive

Boy Scouts to tackle local hunger through annual drive

Boy Scouts across Mecklenburg County will unite this weekend to fight hunger through the annual Scouting for Food endeavor. Members of the Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of… Read more »

Ballantyne’s The Secret Chocolatier recovers from 2014 snow storm

Ballantyne’s The Secret Chocolatier recovers from 2014 snow storm

With Valentine’s Day approaching, local chocolate and confections shops like south Charlotte-based The Secret Chocolatier prepare for one of the busiest – and most profitable – times of the year…. Read more »