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I-485 widening to Matthews could start in 2017

I-485 widening to Matthews could start in 2017

Crews could start widening Interstate 485 from Rea Road in southern Mecklenburg County to Matthews and Independence Boulevard as soon as 2017, as the state works to improve a troubled… Read more »

Women’s center moves forward at Novant Matthews

Women’s center moves forward at Novant Matthews

MATTHEWS – Leaders with Novant Health Matthews Medical Center aren’t used to sitting idle. And that’s something they won’t have to worry about for at least two more years as… Read more »

Business expert weighs local impact of Family Dollar cuts

Business expert weighs local impact of Family Dollar cuts

MATTHEWS – A recent announcement that Family Dollar would reduce its workforce and close a number of stores in the near future may actually be a step in the right… Read more »

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Back to Form

Back to Form

In 2012, the Butler baseball team relied on a core of seven senior starters to carry it to the Bulldogs’ most recent winning season and playoff appearance. But even with… Read more »

Patriot Revolution

Patriot Revolution

Independence softball has taken a dramatic turn in each of the past two seasons. A team which once struggled to remain around .500 in the Southwestern 4A, the Patriots have… Read more »

Reversal of Fortunes

Reversal of Fortunes

While the roster is nearly identical to last year’s Independence baseball team that won less than a third of its games, missed the playoffs and struggled in the traditionally baseball-rich… Read more »

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Bailey still in transition; works to understand CMS budget

Bailey still in transition; works to understand CMS budget

It’s been an “enlightening” experience and transition for long-time Matthews Board of Commissioner Paul Bailey as he acclimates to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education District 6 seat. The veteran… Read more »

Queen’s Grant’s traveling arts company

Queen’s Grant’s traveling arts company

MINT HILL – Showcasing the arts at a campus without adequate space is a challenge for leaders at Queen’s Grant High School. But when they have a chance to borrow… Read more »

Covenant Day leaders talk expansion, future with area parents

Covenant Day leaders talk expansion, future with area parents

MATTHEWS – It’s been 25 years since Covenant Day School first came to be. First established by the Session of Christ Covenant Church in 1989, the school has grown over… Read more »

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Matthews-Mint Hill Arts Notes – 3/21

Matthews-Mint Hill Arts Notes – 3/21

New exhibit features photos from Matthews, France MATTHEWS – People can visit the McDowell Arts Center through April 5 to view the new “Matthews on a Line” photography exhibit. The… Read more »

Fall in love with history

Fall in love with history

MATTHEWS – As Valentine’s Day approaches, the Matthews Heritage Museum is encouraging visitors to fall in love with history through its upcoming seasonal exhibit. “From the Heart” will debut Thursday, Jan…. Read more »

Couple brings FABO art café to Quail Corners

Couple brings FABO art café to Quail Corners

Moving a business across a city and making it your own is not easy, but south Charlotte couple Cricket and Clark Burget have taken the plunge. They opened FABO art… Read more »

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