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Taylor’s campaign: Keep making Matthews better

Taylor’s campaign: Keep making Matthews better

MATTHEWS – If there’s one thing Mayor Jim Taylor loves most about helping run Matthews, it’s the town itself. Taylor, currently serving his third term as mayor, has contributed more… Read more »

News Briefs: Sept. 4

News Briefs: Sept. 4

Hole-in-one at Pine Lake Bill Held shot a hole in one on hole No. 12 at Pine Lake Country Club on Aug. 29. Held used his 3 wood and the… Read more »

Development Briefs: Sept. 4

Development Briefs: Sept. 4

New firms form in Matthews, Mint Hill The following is a listing of new corporations filed by registered agents with the N.C. Secretary of State from Aug. 24 to 28… Read more »

Business Briefs: Sept. 4

Business Briefs: Sept. 4

Mt. Moriah recognized nationally by Child Care Aware MATTHEWS – Mt. Moriah Child Development Center recently was named the Child Care Provider of the Month for July 2015 by Child… Read more »

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What we learned from week two

What we learned from week two

Nothing earthshattering occurred over the weekend, but it’s clear most defenses are further along than their offensive counterparts – and that’s normal. South Meck is one of the few teams… Read more »

Area-wide coaching changes require adjustments, time

Area-wide coaching changes require adjustments, time

Change is rarely easy, and there was plenty of it in the greater Charlotte area and Union County during the offseason, and even some in the preseason. The coaching carousel… Read more »

Football game previews: week two

Football game previews: week two

Butler (1-0) at Mallard Creek (1-0) Friday at 7 p.m. Similar to Independence, Butler has the defense to hang in there with Mallard Creek; however, Mavericks defensive end Josh Brown,… Read more »

Sports Shorts Aug. 28

Sports Shorts Aug. 28

Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly incorrectly identified Butler’s soccer coach. Drew Sorensen is the head coach for Butler boys’ soccer. We apologize for the error. Independence soccer builds trust through team hike… Read more »

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CMS welcome more technology with Discovery partnership

CMS welcome more technology with Discovery partnership

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools continues to push toward technology-inclusive classrooms of the future with new digital math textbooks. CMS and Discovery Education, a digital content and professional development provider for K-12 classrooms,… Read more »

Covenant Day student revives memories

Covenant Day student revives memories

One Covenant Day School senior wanted to evoke memories for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, and found a box full of love. Avery Buie, of Girl Scout Troop 3033, recently received… Read more »

Concerns about the public school system

Concerns about the public school system

Nine candidates running for three at-large seats on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board of Education (BOE) gathered among a group of community leaders and did something almost unexpected – listened. MeckEd,… Read more »

Education Notes: Sept. 4

Education Notes: Sept. 4

Providence, Independence ranked in Newsweek lists Providence High School was among Newsweek’s top high schools ranking, which identifies 500 public high schools nationwide that excel at preparing students for college…. Read more »

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Arts group brings education to kids and senior citizens

Arts group brings education to kids and senior citizens

Art education has always been important to Cathay Dawkins, but it wasn’t until the economic recession when Dawkins realized he could use his passion for art to make a difference… Read more »

Local author releases memoir

Local author releases memoir

South Charlotte resident Resa Goldberg was waiting for an elevator when she received the email that Moonshine Cove Publishers wanted to publish her first book. Two more offers followed. The… Read more »

Theater group to bring Shakespearean tragedy to Mint Hill stage

Theater group to bring Shakespearean tragedy to Mint Hill stage

Production of ‘Hamlet’ to mix classic drama with modern flair MINT HILL – “To be, or not to be,” pondered by Hamlet, is perhaps the most famous question from a… Read more »

‘Annie’ lights up the stage in a home-run production

‘Annie’ lights up the stage in a home-run production

With fiery red hair and a personality to match, the title character from the Broadway musical “Annie” is one of America’s most famous orphans. The show has been produced many… Read more »