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Mount Holly celebrates fall

Mount Holly celebrates fall

The Mount Holly Foundation hosted the fifth annual Autumn on Main on Sept. 22 in downtown Mount Holly. Visitors to the festival enjoyed the weather while checking out wares from… Read more »

Family generations have watched the region change

Family generations have watched the region change

by Kathy Blake Editor’s note: This is a chronicle of life in a pocket of northwestern Mecklenburg County in no hurry to grow up. It’s about how one man has… Read more »

Local parents organize Spina Bifida Awareness Day

Local parents organize Spina Bifida Awareness Day

by Thomas Lark MOUNT HOLLY – “We’ve never thought of his disability as a burden – just as a blessing.” That’s how Tommy Rainwater of Mount Holly put it recently,… Read more »

What to do in October

What to do in October

Ongoing events SENIOR GAME MORNING: Seniors at the North Mecklenburg Senior Center play cribbage, Scrabble, chess, checkers and cards the first and fifth Fridays of each month from 9 a.m.-noon… Read more »

Students explore science at Duke Energy

Students explore science at Duke Energy

More than 500 fifth-graders left their classrooms Sept. 29 for some hands-on fun with science, technology, engineering and math activities. The Catawba River District hosted a STEM Outdoor Learning Fair… Read more »

School Notes October

School Notes October

Coulwood Middle teaches parents about gang awareness CHARLOTTE – Coulwood Middle School and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Parent University will present a gang awareness program 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Coulwood… Read more »

Graduation and homelessness haunt CMS students

Graduation and homelessness haunt CMS students

by Tori Hamby As many as 4,900 children in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are listed as homeless and are often unsure where they will sleep each night. The number is a… Read more »

Find a mix of past and present  at Brightstar Drive-In Grill

Find a mix of past and present at Brightstar Drive-In Grill

Walking in the door is like exhaling. The green and white checkered floor, the roomy booths and the paper plates holding huge amounts of comfort food make it feel like… Read more »

Sport Shorts October

Sport Shorts October

West Mecklenburg makes playoff push CHARLOTTE – West Mecklenburg High’s football team didn’t clinch a state playoff berth when it won 39-0 over Berry Academy on Sept. 28, but it helped… Read more »

Titans football gains momentum

Titans football gains momentum

HUNTERSVILLE – The Hopewell Titans got their 2012 season off to a rocky start by losing four of their first five games. After a 45-24 win on Sept. 28 over Lake… Read more »