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Jobs on the line?

Jobs on the line?

As Dollar Tree completes the purchase of Family Dollar, Matthews-based distribution center employees face possible job loss Virginia-based Dollar Tree completed its billion-dollar purchase of Family Dollar on July 6,… 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 »

Medical experts worry over increased screen time during summer

Medical experts worry over increased screen time during summer

Alice Cooper got it right when he wrote every child’s anthem for taking a break from tests, books and projects in his anthem “School’s Out,” but area medical professionals are… 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 »

Humane Society of Union County gives pets a voice

Humane Society of Union County gives pets a voice

Nonprofit to offer weekly wellness clinic, continue spay and neuter clinic When Barbara Blair, president of the Humane Society of Union County, sees a problem in her community, she acts… 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 »

Heat wave sends area residents indoors

Heat wave sends area residents indoors

Record-breaking temperatures sweep the region The effects of a mid-June heat wave were pervasive throughout the Charlotte and surrounding areas, as record-breaking temperatures swept the region last month. From farmers… Read more »

Local cyclists ride for Type 1 Diabetes research

Local cyclists ride for Type 1 Diabetes research

Area riders strapped on their helmets and manned their bikes all in the name of finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) held a… Read more »

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

H. Allen Tate, Jr., founder and chairman of the Allen Tate Company, died at his home in Charlotte on June 22 at 84 years old. The loss is a great… 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 »