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Bringing Stuart’s stories to life

Bringing Stuart’s stories to life

MATTHEWS – Barbara Scott-Cannon’s French bulldog, Stuart, has brought joy to his family, friends and neighbors for five years. Stuart has now made his way into the hearts of children… Read more »

Drift Salon brings upscale salon to Matthews

Drift Salon brings upscale salon to Matthews

A new salon has opened in Matthews to bridge the gap between the mom-and-pop shops that are common in the suburbs and the upscale shops of Uptown Charlotte. Owners Matthew… Read more »

Matthews park design closer to completion after greater public feedback

Matthews park design closer to completion after greater public feedback

MATTHEWS – The Matthews Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resource Department feels it’s making substantial steps toward designing a new park after hearing more public feedback from a public input meeting… Read more »

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Total Transformation: Big Man on Campus Jaire Alexander

Total Transformation: Big Man on Campus Jaire Alexander

Jaire Alexander had all the right ingredients to be one of the best wide receivers in the state when he arrived at Rocky River. He has blazing speed, is a… Read more »

Game Previews: Aug. 20 – 26

Game Previews: Aug. 20 – 26

Richmond County at Rocky River Game time: Friday, Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m. 2013 records: Richmond County was 9-4, Rocky River was 11-3 Last meeting: Richmond County won, 37-13, on Aug…. Read more »

Q&A: Jason Fowler, Rocky River football coach

Q&A: Jason Fowler, Rocky River football coach

Rocky River had their best season to date last year, winning 11 games, the Southwestern 4A championship and their first two playoff games in school history under coach Jason Fowler,… Read more »

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Back to school checklist

Back to school checklist

As students head back to the classroom, the Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly has prepared a checklist for Charlotte-Mecklenburg School students with information from the CMS website for parents to follow to… Read more »

Passionate principal leads Matthews Elementary

Passionate principal leads Matthews Elementary

MATTHEWS – Matthews Elementary School has welcomed a new face who loves children and has always had a passion for teaching as its new principal. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board approved… Read more »

New Butler academy paves way for potential career path

New Butler academy paves way for potential career path

MATTHEWS – Butler High School incoming freshmen will get a leg up on other students while obtaining a career-focused experience at the new National Academy Fund Academy of Health Sciences… Read more »

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Community gathers for afternoon of art

Community gathers for afternoon of art

MINT HILL – Mint Hill is calling all artists and performers for the annual Sunday Afternoon in the Park. The event, scheduled for Aug. 24 from 1 to 6 p.m…. Read more »

Art crawl coming to downtown Mint Hill

Art crawl coming to downtown Mint Hill

MINT HILL – Businesses, nonprofits and arts organizations in downtown Mint Hill will join together this weekend to promote arts awareness through the inaugural Art Around the Block event. The… Read more »

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 »

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