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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Vacant police department sold

Vacant police department sold

by Sarah Melton The sluggish real estate market might be bouncing back. At least that seems to be the case for the City of Mount Holly, which sold its former… Read more »

The pocket girlfriend guide to life

The pocket girlfriend guide to life

by Jenna-Ley Harrison CORNELIUS – What started as a way to pass life lessons to her daughter, has quickly grown into a movement for Jo Ann Darby and thousands of… Read more »

Study notes area’s economic gains

Study notes area’s economic gains

by Andrew Batten CHARLOTTE – A study released by a Washington, D.C. think tank identified the greater Charlotte area as one of 24 regions that is rebounding from the economic… Read more »

Health officials urge holiday partiers to check caterers

Health officials urge holiday partiers to check caterers

Health officials are urging residents who hire caterers for their holiday parties to ensure the caterers are properly permitted or licensed. Foodborne illnesses account for more than 300,000 hospitalizations and… Read more »

Memorial service offered for those grieving during the holidays

Memorial service offered for those grieving during the holidays

CHARLOTTE – Our Children’s Memorial Walkway invites anyone grieving the loss of a loved one to the annual fall memorial service Saturday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. The walkway is… Read more »

Charlotte Folk Society holds annual show, potluck dinner

Charlotte Folk Society holds annual show, potluck dinner

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Folk Society holds its annual Holiday Jam & Potluck Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Dilworth United Methodist Church, 605 East Blvd. Anyone who wants to attend… Read more »

Blood center names new quality assurance director

Blood center names new quality assurance director

Deanne Wells is the new director of quality assurance at the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Wells, who graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, was most… Read more »

Dickens with a twist

Dickens with a twist

CHARLOTTE – Armed with upbeat songs, a Charles Dickens classic gets a makeover this Christmas. “Scrooged,” a play based on Dicken’s novel “A Christmas Carol,” follows the transformation of miserly… Read more »

Drop off Toys for Tots at Charlotte fire stations

Drop off Toys for Tots at Charlotte fire stations

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Fire Department has partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to designate 40 Charlotte Fire Stations as official collection points for the ‘USMC Reserve Toys for… Read more »

MICS third graders look to the past

MICS third graders look to the past

Third-grade students at Mountain Island Charter School welcomed a special guest speaker last week. Mount Holly resident Margaret L. Rogers, who celebrates her 100th birthday Jan. 4, 2011, visited the… Read more »