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Abandoned dog left for dead

Abandoned dog left for dead

Community rallies around injured pit bull, Echo MATTHEWS – A defeated pit bull believed to have been used in illegal dogfighting and left for dead has not forgotten how to… Read more »

How to lose friends and not  influence people – or not?

How to lose friends and not influence people – or not?

Sometimes you have to speak up. Sometimes being nice and saying, “Bless your little heart” doesn’t change the tone in the room. Sometimes you may be the one God uses… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Firecracker Run raises $3,000 LAKE PARK – The third annual Common Heart Firecracker Run, held on July 4, raised $3,000 to support Common Heart, a nonprofit dedicated to providing meals… Read more »

New owners purchase Weekly

New owners purchase Weekly

Charlotte Media Group, a newly formed subsidiary of the McElvy Media Group of Houston Texas, has purchased the assets of the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group from founder and publisher Alain… Read more »

Buying a newspaper sounds crazy, doesn’t it?

Buying a newspaper sounds crazy, doesn’t it?

In 2011, actor Matt Damon starred in a movie called “We Bought a Zoo.” The movie, which quickly found its way to DVD, told the story of a journalist (coincidentally)… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Wesley Chapel seeking committee members WESLEY CHAPEL – The village of Wesley Chapel is seeking three residents to serve as alternate Planning Board members. The village also has an opening for… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

Cuthbertson student appointed to national board WAXHAW – Cuthbertson High School sophomore Kaleigh Wright was selected as one of 10 high school students from across the nation to serve on… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

ATI announces $70 million expansion into Monroe MONROE – Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) announced at the Paris Air Show on June 16 it would invest $70 million in a new… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

Sandy Ridge tops Science Olympiad event WAXHAW – Sandy Ridge Elementary School’s Science Olympiad Team took home individual awards and fifth place overall at the North Carolina Science Olympiad Division… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Waxhaw library to temporarily close WAXHAW – The Waxhaw Library will close from Thursday, June 25 through Saturday, June 27, to complete a new carpet installation. The summer reading event… Read more »