Subscribe to News

News

Local veteran to climb for a cause

Local veteran to climb for a cause

MATTHEWS – While Matthews resident Jameson Knight was serving as a Cavalry scout for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, he gained an appreciation for the mountains that can only be… Read more »

Matthews approves three zoning changes

Matthews approves three zoning changes

MARA stealth tower decision deferred to April 27 MATTHEWS – The Matthews Board of Commissioners voted to approve three separate zoning changes during the board’s Monday, March 23, meeting. The… Read more »

Women’s group meeting at Silent Images sheds light on tough issues

Women’s group meeting at Silent Images sheds light on tough issues

MATTHEWS – Women darted across East John and Trade streets, shaking off the rain Thursday, March 19, as they visited the downtown headquarters of Silent Images for the third Women… Read more »

Food Truck Friday & Artist Showcase to debut this weekend

Food Truck Friday & Artist Showcase to debut this weekend

New weekly event to feature local businesses, artists and performers MATTHEWS – Families will have a new way to celebrate the end of the week, starting this Friday. Matthews will… Read more »

Subscribe to Sports

Sports

Billiard brings the roar to Covenant Day

Billiard brings the roar to Covenant Day

Sarah Billiard is the 2015 Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly Player of the Year Covenant Day and Charlotte Christian were tied at 36-36 with nine seconds remaining in regulation when Sarah Billiard… Read more »

Hardin takes the helm at Independence

Hardin takes the helm at Independence

Independence named Justin Hardin as its next football coach on March 19. “I want to help maintain the tradition at Independence,” Hardin said. “I’m looking forward to working with their… Read more »

Sports Shorts: March 19 to 25, 2015

Sports Shorts: March 19 to 25, 2015

Around the bases with Ben Independence (6-1, 3-0 Southwestern 4A) hasn’t looked back since losing its season opener to South Meck, 3-2. The Patriots have won six in a row,… Read more »

Mitchell eyes national title

Mitchell eyes national title

Nic Mitchell named 2015 Wrestler of the Year Nic Mitchell left all knew when he and his family moved from High Point to Matthews last summer for his mother’s new… Read more »

Subscribe to Education

Education

Education News and Notes

Education News and Notes

Elizabeth Lane welcomes field hockey MATTHEWS – Second- through fifth-graders at Elizabeth Lane Elementary School will have the opportunity to play field hockey this spring. Players will receive individual instruction… Read more »

Providence students prep for NCASA state final

Providence students prep for NCASA state final

MATTHEWS – Providence High School students are preparing their academic game faces. The school’s Quiz Bowl team will compete in the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (NCASA) Quiz Bowl… Read more »

Area Latin students host booth during Atlanta festival

Area Latin students host booth during Atlanta festival

MATTHEWS – Master’s Academy Classical Club (MACC) and Bridge Latin Club members hosted “Ancient Aquatic Adventures” this weekend at the Georgia Aquarium as part of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art,… Read more »

Owning Shakespeare’s stage

Owning Shakespeare’s stage

Carmel Christian senior earns spot in national performance competition MATTHEWS – Carmel Christian School senior Ryan Alderman earned a spot at the National Shakespeare Competition in New York City after… Read more »

Subscribe to Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Home is where the ‘art’ is at Mint Hill Arts

Home is where the ‘art’ is at Mint Hill Arts

MINT HILL – When Jennie Tomlin took an interest in drawing as a child, it was in the early 1940s during World War II, when everything was in short supply…. Read more »

Easter in Matthews-Mint Hill

Easter in Matthews-Mint Hill

Whether celebrating by engaging in a church service or hopping along after little ones as they hunt for Easter eggs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this Easter season. Check… Read more »

Lightwire illuminates classic stories at Wingate’s Batte Center

Lightwire illuminates classic stories at Wingate’s Batte Center

The magic of live theater usually starts in the dark. In productions of New Orleans-based Lightwire Theater, the lights stay off. As the audience’s eyes acclimate to the darkness, 3D… Read more »

A&E Notes: March 12 to 18, 2015

A&E Notes: March 12 to 18, 2015

Spotlight to host improv show MINT HILL – The Black and White Theatre Company’s improv troupe, The Jesters, will perform at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy on Saturday, March 14, at… Read more »