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Family helps father realize dream of running pizza place

Family helps father realize dream of running pizza place

Joel Broder did not have a slice of pizza until he was 12 years old. Although he lived in Brooklyn, a known pizza mecca, he thought it looked disgusting. Once… Read more »

Browsing through the pastors’ bookshelves

Browsing through the pastors’ bookshelves

by Angie Moses churchnews@mimonitor.com I asked some local pastors to name a few books that have been important to them in the past year. Here are some of the responses:… Read more »

Students find spiritual growth in morning seminar

Students find spiritual growth in morning seminar

GASTONIA –  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gastonia recently held seminary graduation for 165 seniors from nine Latter-day Saints (Mormon) congregations. Graduating seniors for the Mountain… Read more »

Nearly 2,500 student-athletes screened for heart health

Nearly 2,500 student-athletes screened for heart health

CHARLOTTE – Nearly 2,500 high school student-athletes received free comprehensive athletic screenings at four locations this summer at Heart of a Champion Day, a Carolinas HealthCare System program. All four… Read more »

Instructor wins award for tech course

Instructor wins award for tech course

DALLAS – Gaston College instructor Karen Duncan was named a recipient of the Blackboard Catalyst Award for an Exemplary Course Program. The award honors members who design and develop exciting… Read more »

Gaston College introduces early literacy certificate program

Gaston College introduces early literacy certificate program

DALLAS – Gaston College will be the first in the state to offer a new certificate program in early literacy. The certificate will be offered in the first group of… Read more »

Gaston College offers esthetics technology certificate

Gaston College offers esthetics technology certificate

DALLAS – Gaston College will offer a new certificate program in esthetics technology. The two-semester certificate program will include theory classes as well as hands-on salon experiences. Each semester consists… Read more »

Ellis wins Long Creek Elementary award

Ellis wins Long Creek Elementary award

HUNTERSVILLE – Kessieandra Ellis, a graduating fifth-grader at Long Creek Elementary, received the eighth annual Billy J. Presson Student Achievement Award at the schools’ promotion ceremony on June 5. The award,… Read more »

Schools earn $5M in scholarships

Schools earn $5M in scholarships

CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Class of 2013 earned $93 million in scholarship money, as of June 10. Providence High School earned the most with $16.1 million. Twenty of the district’s 28… Read more »

Moss takes over at Coulwood Middle

Moss takes over at Coulwood Middle

CHARLOTTE – Janet Moss will take over as principal of Coulwood Middle next school year. Moss has been an assistant principal at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle since 2006. Previously,… Read more »