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Studio offers hot yoga classes

Studio offers hot yoga classes

By Carol G. Stratton CHARLOTTE – Mountain Island Hot Yoga opened its door in February with the goal of making yoga less intimidating. The studio, located inside of Mt. Island… Read more »

PE teacher prepares to pursue Army Ranger dreams

PE teacher prepares to pursue Army Ranger dreams

By Chris Tittel DAVIDSON – Some people wear their hearts on their sleeves. Josh Wagner wears his on his arm. Literally. Wagner and his family, who live in Huntersville, sit… Read more »

Area schools offering Cambridge program

Area schools offering Cambridge program

By Chris Tittel HUNTERSVILLE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and Cambridge International Examinations are teaming up to offer students in the North Learning Community the opportunity to take their education to a… Read more »

Family pizzeria finds place in community

Family pizzeria finds place in community

By Molly Reitter MOUNT HOLLY – Papa Sammy, also known as Sammy Gonzalez, had been making pizza at home for his grandchildren for many years. His wife, Ilse Gonzalez, was… Read more »

How restaurants fared in health inspections

How restaurants fared in health inspections

Health departments in Mecklenburg and Gaston counties inspected the following restaurants in April: Belmont • Beijing to Go, 1420 Wilkinson Blvd. – 90 • Bojangles’, 6450 W. Wilkinson Blvd. –… Read more »

Drivers, let’s act responsibly on the road

Drivers, let’s act responsibly on the road

By Stephen V. Gilmore It never stops. What, you ask? The impatience of drivers, and the risk they pose to others and themselves. Case in point: This past Friday, May… Read more »

Hospital monument honors veterans

Hospital monument honors veterans

MOUNT HOLLY – CaroMont Health recently dedicated a new veterans monument on the campus of CaraMont Regional Medical Center. An initiative of CaroMont Health and the CaroMont Health Veterans Council,… Read more »

Cruise benefits Big Day of the Lake

Cruise benefits Big Day of the Lake

CORNELIUS – A three-hour cruise aboard the Yachta Yachta Yachta with music, open bar and food from five restaurants will benefit Big Day at the Lake. Big Day at the… Read more »

Festival benefits Dove House

Festival benefits Dove House

CHARLOTTE – Omni Wellness Center will host a family festival with free children’s zone, discount vendor shopping and free lunch. The event takes place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 20 at… Read more »

House painter wins $3M in lottery

House painter wins $3M in lottery

RALEIGH – James Anthony Jr., a house painter from Cramerton, plans to use the $3 million prize he won playing the $120 Million Cash game to get a captain’s license… Read more »