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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Daimler Trucks announces potential job cuts

Daimler Trucks announces potential job cuts

Daimler Trucks may implement large layoffs to its workforce at manufacturing plants in North Carolina, South Carolina, Oregon and Mexico, the Charlotte Observer reported Jan. 30. The announcement on Jan…. Read more »

Animal Care & Control advises on how to protect pets in cold weather

Animal Care & Control advises on how to protect pets in cold weather

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Animal Care & Control released a reminder for pet owners that with the cold temperatures and winter weather predicted to move into our area, it’s imperative… Read more »

Cook’s plans fundraiser for African school

Cook’s plans fundraiser for African school

CHARLOTTE – Cook’s Memorial Presbyterian Church will hold a ZUMBAthon Jan. 5 to raise money for the Kajiado Children’s Home in Kenya. ZUMBA from 10 a.m.-noon at the church, 3413… Read more »

Black’s Bluewater: Where seafood meets the country

Black’s Bluewater: Where seafood meets the country

by Molly Reitter The restaurant is one part down home country kitchen with sea green linoleum floors and blue checkered tablecloths and one part kitschy seafood joint with huge lobster… Read more »

Living Word ministry hosts dinner concert

Living Word ministry hosts dinner concert

LOWESVILLE – New Covenant from Beckley, W.Va., will be perform Jan. 5 at Living Word Ministries of Lake Norman. The concert costs $10, which includes a meal. Dinner begins at… Read more »

Nonprofit center plans blood drives for January

Nonprofit center plans blood drives for January

Community Blood Centers of the Carolinas will hold several blood drives in Gaston County in January, including: • Jan. 6, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Forest Pointe Church, 196 YMCA Drive,… Read more »

Mighty Fortress begins 50th anniversary planning

Mighty Fortress begins 50th anniversary planning

CHARLOTTE – Members of A Might Fortress Lutheran Church will meet Jan. 6 to begin planning for the church’s 50th anniversary. The church is looking for members to serve on… Read more »