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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Survival stories

Survival stories

Matthews, Mint Hill cancer survivors featured in annual calendar by Joanie Reeder Nolan Hargis of Mint Hill was six months old when he was diagnosed with cancer. Jeff Davis of… Read more »

Cox also charged with murder of unborn baby in Butler grad slaying

Cox also charged with murder of unborn baby in Butler grad slaying

Search warrants paint grim picture, say suspect admitted to stabbing pregnant boss by Mike Parks Prosecutors are charging Mark Anthony Cox with two counts of murder for the slaying of… Read more »

Matthews approves Rice Road land offer

Matthews approves Rice Road land offer

Wake County schools must now vote on $338,000 compromise by Josh Whitener The Town of Matthews is moving forward with a 9.5-acre land purchase from Wake County schools, voting this… Read more »

New procedure, new recovery methods

New procedure, new recovery methods

Heart patients at Matthews hospital to get star treatment in new recovery ‘lounge’ by Kara Lopp Heart patients undergoing a new procedure at Presbyterian Hospital Matthews will soon have a… Read more »

Presbyterian Matthews implements new nursing initiative

Presbyterian Matthews implements new nursing initiative

by Kara Lopp If you’ve been a patient at Presbyterian Hospital Matthews lately you likely saw it – nurses sitting next to you while answering questions or explaining a procedure…. Read more »

Habitat ReStore sets sales record

Habitat ReStore sets sales record

Nonprofit Matthews shop made $80,000 in 2011 by Kara Lopp For the first time in its 11-year history, Habitat for Humanity of Matthews’ ReStore made enough money last year to… Read more »

Cancer patients find guidance, comfort

Cancer patients find guidance, comfort

Presbyterian Hospital Matthews hires patient ‘navigator’ by Joanie Reeder In 2010, there were 2,715 patients diagnosed with cancer in the Presbyterian Cancer Center. Among those was 63-year-old Anita Whitcomb of… Read more »

New smiles coming soon …

New smiles coming soon …

Starr Orthodontics offers free braces to low-income residents in Matthews, Mint Hill and Union County by Kara Lopp Isabella Kravchenko is counting down the days until March 6. That’s the… Read more »

Free dental care for area students in need

Free dental care for area students in need

Weddington Dental to serve patients in Matthews, Mint Hill and beyond through nonprofit Tomorrow’s Smiles by Kara Lopp Severe mouth pain drove him to the school nurse’s office. Soon after… Read more »

Bypass could hurt local nonprofit

Bypass could hurt local nonprofit

by Brian Carlton Construction of the Monroe Bypass isn’t a happy thought for Joy McGuire, founder of the local nonprofit With Love from Jesus, which she operates out of her… Read more »

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