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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Local NAACP honors Hopewell chapter

Local NAACP honors Hopewell chapter

by Christina Ritchie Rogers The Charlotte-Mecklenburg County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People recognized Hopewell High School NAACP members last week for their hard work… Read more »

County to log nature preserves

County to log nature preserves

by Andrew Batten CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation’s Nature Preserves and Natural Resources Division will soon begin cutting timber in areas around Mountain Island Lake. The department’s multi-year… Read more »

Here we grow again

Here we grow again

New paper to cover Denver area DENVER – On April 1, Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group will launch its seventh newspaper with the debut of the Denver Weekly. “The Denver Weekly… Read more »

Downtown music nights gets help from city

Downtown music nights gets help from city

by Alan Hodge The issue of to party or not to party in the streets of downtown Mount Holly came closer to resolution Monday when the City Council voted to… Read more »

Bell schedules change, Bright Beginnings vote postponed

Bell schedules change, Bright Beginnings vote postponed

by Christina Ritchie Rogers Students at 150 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will see their bell schedules change up to 90 minutes after the school board passed Tuesday, Jan. 25, cost cutting initiatives… Read more »

Mount Holly forum to focus on ReVenture Park

Mount Holly forum to focus on ReVenture Park

MOUNT HOLLY – The Mount Holly Community Development Foundation will host a public forum featuring a presentation by Tom McKittrick of Forsite Development, the company that wants to build a… Read more »

Vacancies on city boards and commissions

Vacancies on city boards and commissions

Charlotte has spaces open on seven boards and commissions. The City Council will make nominations to fill vacant positions Feb. 14. Applications are available at www.charmeck.org under the City Clerk’s… Read more »

Art With Heart Auction to benefit United Family Services

Art With Heart Auction to benefit United Family Services

CHARLOTTE – Showcasing some of the regions most talented artists, the 11th annual Art With Heart Auction takes place at Founders Hall on Feb. 5. Doors open at 7 p.m…. Read more »

Goodwill Needs Mentors for GoodGuides Program

Goodwill Needs Mentors for GoodGuides Program

January marks the 10th anniversary of National Mentoring Month, and Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont is honoring the occasion by asking local adults to give one hour each week… Read more »

Commissioners approve reimbursement program for feral cats

Commissioners approve reimbursement program for feral cats

The Gaston County Board of Commissioners recently approved a resolution to help residents offset surgery costs for feral cats. Under the proposal, animal control will administer a voucher program for… Read more »