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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...

Five Tips for Buying a New Construction Home

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?

How much alimony should I receive or pay?  In North Carolina, (unlike some other states) there is no formula or calculator to determine the...

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...

How Much Alimony is Fair?

How much alimony should I receive or pay?  In North Carolina, (unlike some other states) there is no formula or calculator to determine the...

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...

Chemotherapy in Pets is Not as Scary as It Sounds

Delivering the news that a beloved pet has cancer is never easy.  Thankfully, pet parents have many more treatment options available today than they...

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Professor and Maryann

This is Professor and Maryann!  They are siblings, about three months old, looking for their forever home, and living in the cat condos at...

Spruce Up for Fall

Now that our Carolina summer is (hopefully!) wrapping up and pumpkins are gracing our porches, it's the perfect time to bring your indoor look...

Why the 80/20 Rule Matters

Recently, I spoke to a good friend who complained that the last tasks in his company's project nearly took three-times the effort than all...

Repair of complex aneurysms has patients home in a day

Innovative procedure is effective and safer By Cliff Mehrtens John Pluchino needed surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm. For many patients, that’s major surgery resulting in days in...

How to find content inspiration

The perpetual social media question is, what should I post? Even social media managers ask this question, just about every day. Once a brand has identified...

Apple picking

Apple picking is one of my family’s favorite fall activities. Every September, we spend a day at Sky Top Orchard in Flat Rock, NC....

Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 1

As any of you that have seen my great looking car wrap around Mint Hill, I am passionate about Sandals. This next resort review...

Business Portraits – Tips and Advice

Business Image and Branding is becoming more important every year. Business is changing. More than ever, people rely on Email signatures, Websites, Facebook, Instagram and...

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...

This Week’s Tri-W Sports Highlights

Big wins this week have boosted confidence for Tri-W area football teams as they prepare for conference play in the coming weeks. With just...

Mediation

Unlike a trial, where the Judge  decides the outcome of your case based solely on the evidence presented in court, mediation is a process...

Canine Distemper: Highly Contagious and Extremely Deadly

Canine distemper is a deadly and highly contagious disease caused by a virus that attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and nervous systems of puppies and...

Hire a Contractor or DIY?

Thanks to YouTube and weekend classes at home improvements stores, there are many home projects you can tackle yourself. Hang a shelf, paint a...

Christa Tyson and the Tyson Group are preparing for the future

Christa Tyson, President of Sales at Ty-Par Realty, learned her work ethic from her dad. When the police showed up back in 1985 with...

Six Tips To Sell Your Home Before The End of 2019

As we near the final quarter of 2019, we are approaching the last few months for home owners to list and sell their home...

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Winter

Meet Winter! This gorgeous, long haired, calico cat is about a year old and is currently available for adoption from Feline Urgent Rescue and...

Should You Hire a Web Designer?

If you are like me, I love DIY projects. But my learning curve can be quite steep. Oscar Wilde famously said: "Experience is the...

What Can a Financial Advisor Do for You?

It will take considerable effort to achieve all your financial goals – so you may want to get some professional help. But what can...

Boy, 12, is awake for his brain surgery

Now he’s back to dirt bikes and hanging out By Cliff Mehrtens https://youtu.be/T7du8B2fKIQ Twelve-year-old Levi Raymond had surgery to remove a brain tumor. Amazingly, he was awake –...

Have a seat at the table

Charlotte, North Carolina can rightfully be called a food and drink destination.  Boasting many locally owned restaurants, some of which are now national chains,...

We Have Been There – Part 3

Restaurants We had access to 18 restaurants during our stay. As a very frequent traveler, and bit of a foodie, I was more than impressed...

This Week’s Tri-W Sports Highlights

An exciting end of August saw Tri-W teams to multiple victories across several sports. Here is a look at some of the most important...