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Dirty Dancing kicks it up a notch

Dirty Dancing kicks it up a notch

A 1987 cult classic sashayed and twirled onto the Belk Theater stage as “Dirty Dancing” arrived as part of Blumenthal Performing Art’s 2014-15 PNC Broadway Lights Series, bringing an amazing… 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 »

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 »

Opening a page for the future

Opening a page for the future

Nonprofit Promising Pages hosts fourth year of early literacy program During the three months students are on summer break, they can lose up to three months of literacy gains. An… Read more »

South Charlotte eyes mayoral race

South Charlotte eyes mayoral race

Last week was a busy one in Charlotte as Scott Stone and David Howard officially launched their campaigns to become the next mayor of Charlotte. Stone and Howard join current… Read more »

CMPD Chief Monroe bids farewell at Hood Hargett Breakfast Club

CMPD Chief Monroe bids farewell at Hood Hargett Breakfast Club

Monroe addresses retirement, the department’s standing More than 50 residents dined at The Palms at Phillip’s Place in SouthPark on June 4, a Thursday, during the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club’s… Read more »

Providence junior launches computer company

Providence junior launches computer company

South Charlotte student helps elderly community with technology, computers Seventeen-year-old Preston Bessire received his first laptop as a gift from his grandfather when he was 8 years old. It wasn’t… 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 »

Is South Charlotte ready for de-annexation?

Is South Charlotte ready for de-annexation?

Development, traffic issues raise concern Taxation without proper representation. That’s the resounding message of SMART (South Mecklenburg Alliance of Responsible Taxpayers). The group, which formed in 2011, continues to pursue… Read more »

Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting to discuss police, public safety

Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting to discuss police, public safety

Plans developing for mayoral debate in August The next meeting of the Ballantyne Breakfast Club is slated for June 27, a Saturday, at 9 a.m. Attendees can arrive at 8:30… Read more »