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Unlikely treasures of the past

Unlikely treasures of the past

by Sarah Melton John Anger took up metal detecting to get into shape before heading back to work for the U.S. Army Reserves and in the process, stumbled upon pieces… Read more »

In the business of making a star

In the business of making a star

by Sarah Melton There’s no guidebook on how to become a star, but one Mount Holly business hopes to put budding performers on the right path. Dawn Rickus, owner of… Read more »

Democrats give Charlotte the thumbs up

Democrats give Charlotte the thumbs up

Charlotte beat out three other cities to become the host of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The convention, scheduled during the week of Sept. 3, 2012, will attract between 30,000… Read more »

Youth baseball leagues ready to play ball

Youth baseball leagues ready to play ball

CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department invites parents with children ages 4 to 12 interested in playing baseball to register for the upcoming spring co-ed recreation season…. Read more »

Youth baseball coaches needed

Youth baseball coaches needed

CHARLOTTE – If you enjoy baseball and like working with kids, consider volunteering as a youth baseball coach. The time commitment consists of a one-hour weekly practice, plus games on… Read more »

Raptor center’s bald eagle lays egg

Raptor center’s bald eagle lays egg

HUNTERSVILLE – Savannah, a 15-year-old bald eagle, has laid her first egg of the eagle-nesting season at the Carolina Raptor Center. The incubation period for bald eagles is 33 to… Read more »

Fairy House Festival promises enchanting time

Fairy House Festival promises enchanting time

HUNTERSVILLE – Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation invites children and families to the third annual Fairy House Festival Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Latta Plantation Nature… Read more »

Goodwill offering free income tax prep

Goodwill offering free income tax prep

CHARLOTTE – Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont is providing income tax preparation to workers who earn low or moderate incomes and individuals with disabilities. In partnership with the Internal… Read more »

City releases CATS iPhone app

City releases CATS iPhone app

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Area Transit System has released a new free app for the iPhone. The “Ride CATS” mobile app estimates the next three arrival times at any transit… Read more »

Acupuncturist’s special clinic day to benefit Special Olympics

Acupuncturist’s special clinic day to benefit Special Olympics

DENVER – Abe Rummage, licensed acupuncturist and owner of AcuCare Clinic, will hold a special clinic day Saturday, Feb. 5, and will donate all of the day’s proceeds to the… Read more »