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Voices of hope speak out

Voices of hope speak out

MATTHEWS – Gastonia-based nonprofit On Eagles Wings Ministries has spent the past seven years working to bring hope to girls and women involved in sex trafficking – a world representatives… Read more »

Going the extra ‘mile’: Teens team up against childhood cancer

Going the extra ‘mile’: Teens team up against childhood cancer

MATTHEWS – Two local teenagers are teaming up to fight childhood cancer through the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for the fourth time, and this time they are literally taking their… Read more »

News Briefs: Sept. 10 to 16

News Briefs: Sept. 10 to 16

Firefighters to fill boots MINT HILL – The Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department will hold its Fill the Boot collection to support its annual fundraising efforts to benefit the local… Read more »

Residents speak out against potential developments

Residents speak out against potential developments

MATTHEWS – Tension rose during a public hearing to amend the zoning ordinance regarding two potential developments in downtown Matthews during the recent Matthews Board of Commissioners meeting. The board… Read more »

Local business brings residents a taste of the Sweet Life

Local business brings residents a taste of the Sweet Life

MATTHEWS– When Mariya Merritt got engaged four years ago, she and her mother, Diane Armstrong, were disappointed with the selection of wedding cakes  they sampled. So the duo decided to… Read more »

News Briefs: Sept. 3 to 9

News Briefs: Sept. 3 to 9

Mint Hill Fire Department partners with MDA MINT HILL– The Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department is partnering with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) on their annual “Fill the Boot” collection. … Read more »

County health department may make smoking more difficult

County health department may make smoking more difficult

MATTHEWS – Changes may come for smokers in Mecklenburg County, but the Matthews Board of Commissioners may not support the proposed regulations.  Mecklenburg County Health Director Marcus Plescia laid out… Read more »

Matthews Alive returning this weekend

Matthews Alive returning this weekend

MATTHEWS – Thousands of residents in Matthews and the surrounding communities are expected to take a trip to downtown Matthews this weekend as the town hosts its 22nd annual Matthews… Read more »

PAWtism Festival to debut this weekend

PAWtism Festival to debut this weekend

MATTHEWS – People will have the chance to simultaneously support a local animal rescue and children with autism through the inaugural PAWtism Festival will take place in downtown Matthews this… Read more »

News Briefs: Aug. 27 to Sept. 2

News Briefs: Aug. 27 to Sept. 2

Matthews Alive! returns Labor Day Weekend MATTHEWS- Matthews Alive! is returning for its 22nd year to downtown Matthews from Friday, Aug. 29 to Monday, Sept. 1. The four-day festival will… Read more »