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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Area dentists volunteer services to Give Kids a Smile

Area dentists volunteer services to Give Kids a Smile

by Melissa Gute CHARLOTTE – Dental insurance is a luxury many underprivileged children don’t have, preventing them access to care. However, dentists in 16 Charlotte-area offices offered free services Feb…. Read more »

February events calendar

February events calendar

Feb. 16-17: WAR REENACTMENT Feb. 6 • MARINE COMMISSION: The Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission holds public meetings monthly to discuss issues related to the lake, usually on the first… Read more »

Food, fun and fried pickles are the norm at Lancaster’s Bar-B-Que

Food, fun and fried pickles are the norm at Lancaster’s Bar-B-Que

by Molly Reitter Locals and old timers will remember Puckett’s convenience store and gas station. It sat on Beatties Ford road offering gallons of milk, homemade-sandwiches and gas to an… Read more »

Sport shorts for February

Sport shorts for February

HUNTERSVILLE – East Gaston, Hopewell and West Mecklenburg high schools’ basketball teams are in the final stretch before the playoffs. Here’s a quick progress report for the Warriors’, Titans’ and Hawks’… Read more »

Warriors, Titans, Hawks seek strong finishes

Warriors, Titans, Hawks seek strong finishes

HUNTERSVILLE – East Gaston, Hopewell and West Mecklenburg high schools’ basketball teams are in the final stretch before the playoffs. Here’s a quick progress report for the Warriors’, Titans’ and Hawks’… Read more »

East Gaston wrestlers aim for state titles

East Gaston wrestlers aim for state titles

by Aaron Burns MT. HOLLY – There’s an old saying in wrestling, “Champions come in pairs.” East Gaston High’s team is out to disprove the notion that only two guys can… Read more »

How local restaurants fared in health inspections for February

How local restaurants fared in health inspections for February

The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected the following restaurants Dec. 21-Jan. 20. 28214 zip code • Hampton Inn & Suites Restaurant, 2731 Little Rock Road. Inspected Dec. 21. Score: 97…. Read more »

Unitarian Universalism: Right off the beaten path

Unitarian Universalism: Right off the beaten path

MT. MOURNE – It’s a tradition with deep roots and new-age ideals. And though the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman can trace part of its history back to reformed… Read more »

Education notes for February

Education notes for February

District brings back school channel CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has rebooted CMS TV and see new programming on Time Warner Cable channel 3. The relaunch of the district’s television station… Read more »

Chamber seeks participants for area business expo

Chamber seeks participants for area business expo

DAVIDSON – One of the region’s largest business expos will take place March 8 at Davidson College’s Belk Arena. The event, expected to attract more than 2,000, will feature more… Read more »