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Drought, heat cripples farmers

Drought, heat cripples farmers

County declares Stage 1 conservation measures Nancy Humphries, owner of Mouton Blanc Farms, walks onto an empty field that once was home to luscious tomatoes, ripe squash and other homegrown… Read more »

Hotel GM planning events center

Hotel GM planning events center

Owner wants to preserve nature, town charm WAXHAW – The former general manager of Charlotte Marriott City Center envisions opening an event hall that attracts weddings, recitals and meetings to… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Common Cupboard seeks donations INDIAN TRAIL – Common Cupboard food pantry, a branch of local nonprofit Common Heart, is seeking donations to continue serving families in need. The nonprofit experienced… Read more »

South Charlotte author releases memoir

South Charlotte 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 »

Staying safe in the water this summer

Staying safe in the water this summer

How to avoid swimming-related injuries As record-high temperatures continue to sweep the piedmont this summer, diving into a pool might seem like the perfect way for people of all ages… Read more »

Kennel concern

Kennel concern

Registration issues result in cease and desist order for Waxhaw rescue, organization plans to receive proper license WAXHAW – Waxhaw-based Heavensown Rescue received a cease and desist order from the… 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 »

Parade Proposal

Parade Proposal

Couple gets engaged at Indian Trail Fourth of July Parade INDIAN TRAIL – Morgan Gault and her family spend every Fourth of July sitting in front of Lilly’s Auction House… Read more »

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 »

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 »