Local Student Wins Optimist Club Essay Contest

Jackson Helms, a senior at Union Academy, recently won the Weddington Optimist Club’s essay contest based on a theme of “When All the World’s...

NARI Holds Fundraiser for Dream On 3

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is holding a fundraiser for Dream On 3, a local sports nonprofit whose mission is "To...

Hunger Walk to fight local hunger and poverty

INDIAN TRAIL– Preparations are underway for local nonprofit Common Heart’s 2nd annual Hunger Walk fundraiser set for Sunday, March 3 at Crooked Creek Park...

Tank Town: A Good Place to Live

The Matthews Heritage Museum is pleased to announce that it will open a groundbreaking exhibit on Tank Town: A Good Place to Live on...

Southern Christmas Show Arrives in Charlotte This November

The 51st annual Southern Christmas Show, the largest holiday show in North America, will return to Charlotte from Thursday, Nov. 8, through Sunday, Nov....

3,000 turkeys needed to serve Thanksgiving meals to the community

Who:    Charlotte Rescue Mission What:   3,000 turkeys needed for Thanksgiving meal and food boxes When:  Campaign dates: November 1, 2018 - November 21, 2018 Where: Drop off...

The Matthews Heritage Museum

The Matthews Heritage Museum is pleased to announce its next exhibit on display until January  19, 2019. On display is a collection of early...

ONE Charlotte Health Alliance partners create scholarship program to promote career and economic advancement...

Atrium Health and Novant Health develop joint initiative to support professional growth CHARLOTTE, N.C. – August 29, 2018 – Novant Health and Atrium Health are announcing an initiative...

Soccer performance camp hosted by Novant Health Sports & Performance Medicine powered by EXOS

 Novant Health Sports & Performance Medicine powered by EXOS will host soccer performance camps for middle and high school athletes beginning July 9. The camp...

Widgets and Thing-a-ma-Jigs

The Matthews Heritage Museum, at 232 N. Trade Street, is opening its next exhibit on Saturday, June 2 on Widgets and Thing-a-ma-Jigs, Part Three:...

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Welcome to Waxhaw, Lucy Rose Salon!

On Friday, September 13, as luck would have it, it down-poured.  But the rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the folks gathered to celebrate...

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If you've driven through Waxhaw lately, you've noticed there is no shortage of new homes being built.  No matter where you go on Waxhaw-Marvin...

How Much Alimony is Fair?

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This Week’s Tri-W Sports Highlights

Tri-W area athletes put on impressive performances across the board this week. With conference play just ahead for local football programs, fans are looking...

Weddington Defeats Catawba Ridge 45-7 to Enter Conference Play Undefeated

The Weddington Warriors move to 4-0 on the season after a 45-7 victory over Catawba Ridge on Monday. Multiple forced turnovers, early in the...

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Welcome to Waxhaw, Lucy Rose Salon!

On Friday, September 13, as luck would have it, it down-poured.  But the rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the folks gathered to celebrate...

Weddington Defeats Catawba Ridge 45-7 to Enter Conference Play Undefeated

The Weddington Warriors move to 4-0 on the season after a 45-7 victory over Catawba Ridge on Monday. Multiple forced turnovers, early in the...

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Tri-W area athletes put on impressive performances across the board this week. With conference play just ahead for local football programs, fans are looking...

Five North Carolina Fairs and Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

The weather may still be in the 90s, but fall festival season is almost here. The summer beach scene is in the rearview mirror...

Parkwood Overpowers Forest Hills in 49-7 Win

The Parkwood Rebels put on one of their most dominant performances in recent history, on Friday, with a 49-7 victory over the Forest Hills...