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Area scrapbooking class helps Operation Smile

Area scrapbooking class helps Operation Smile

MATTHEWS – Area scrapbooking enthusiasts used their hobby to help children in need at Scrapbooking for Smiles earlier this month. Proceeds from the recent scrapbooking class went directly to Operation… Read more »

Town, residents evaluate flash flood damage

Town, residents evaluate flash flood damage

MATTHEWS – Some property owners are still cleaning up after last week’s storm dropped nearly 5 inches of rain in one hour on the Matthews area, causing flash floods to… Read more »

Charlotte council learns more about Novant Mint Hill

Charlotte council learns more about Novant Mint Hill

CHARLOTTE – Leaders of Novant Health are ready to see their Mint Hill-area campus move forward after an economy-fueled delay has stalled the project since 2008. The Charlotte City Council… Read more »

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Softball Player of the Year: Lizzy Birch

Softball Player of the Year: Lizzy Birch

With all Independence’s Lizzy Birch has accomplished on the softball field, it may appear like the sport just comes naturally to her.  But this year, despite another smashing individual season… Read more »

Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Alina McCue

Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Alina McCue

As an eighth grader in an injury-shortened season, Covenant Day forward Alina McCue led the Lions to a winning record while pacing the team in goals scored, points and assists…. Read more »

Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year: Hallie West

Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year: Hallie West

Still in its infancy as a third-year program, the Independence girls lacrosse team took major strides in 2014, finishing in the top half of one of the state’s toughest conferences,… Read more »

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Moving on from the gridiron

Moving on from the gridiron

MATTHEWS – A man who has spent a lot of time on the gridiron will soon be spending a lot of time on the fields and courts of Carmel Christian… Read more »

Recycling earns Bain Elementary big bucks

Recycling earns Bain Elementary big bucks

MATTHEWS – Bain Elementary School students have been earning money and prizes for their school by collecting drink pouches they use at home and in the lunchroom. Bain Elementary students… Read more »

Trouble behind the wheel

Trouble behind the wheel

MATTHEWS – North Carolina Driver’s Education leaders and local educators are concerned about the North Carolina General Assembly’s budget deliberations, which have the potential to diminish driver’s education funding dramatically… Read more »

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Shedding light on a bleak culture

Shedding light on a bleak culture

MATTHEWS – The stories of Ukrainian citizens affected by the nation’s current conflict are far more complex and hard-hitting than what’s portrayed in the general media, according to Silent Images… Read more »

A whole new world

A whole new world

MATTHEWS – Young performers at Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts are gearing up to take audience members on a whimsical journey of danger, magic and romance as they present… Read more »

Real Help for Real Living: I went flying but two wheels never left the ground

Real Help for Real Living: I went flying but two wheels never left the ground

I loved to ride a bike when I was a kid. I learned on a 20-inch bike and my sister bought our neighbor’s 26-inch, one-speed bicycle. She never rode hers,… Read more »

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