True to Their Roots

Over the last few years, South Charlottean sisters Ellen Rucker Sellers and Ione Rucker Jamison have gracefully climbed into the forefront of the hair care industry with their organic and vegan product line, Rucker Roots. The duo first made headlines on the WE tv show Love Thy Sister, and after fans professed a love for their Southern charm and style,…

Fashion, Fun and Friends at Mainstream Boutique

Dawn Talley is the owner of Mainstream Boutique at Waverly, South Charlotte’s new retail destination space. Dawn chose Waverly as the location for her boutique because it was a new neighborhood with a traditional air.  

From One Woman to Another

“She believed she could, so she did.” –R.S. Grey Ladies, this one’s for you. In this issue, we highlight all the wonderful women in our community—CEOs, business owners and nonprofit leaders, just to name a few. The following pages are filled with stories to inspire us all to appreciate the women in our lives and to strengthen … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

LeBron James Family Foundation Distributes Socks and Shoes to Students The LeBron James Family Foundation, in conjunction with Microsoft Xbox and Samaritan’s Feet, distributed 400 pairs of new socks and shoes to Movement School elementary students as part of NBA All-Star Weekend festivities in Charlotte. Microsoft Xbox donated 400 pairs of brand-new shoes and socks for … Continued

Live Your Best Life

Large-scale change can be daunting, especially when it comes to changing your life. When you break it down by simply trying to “win the day,” things become much easier. Simple routines that we can follow on a day-to-day basis become automatic habits and help us lead a better life. Dr. Alicia Brown and her team at Better Brain and Body…

Fifth Annual UNCF Charlotte Mayor’s Masked Ball

The fifth annual UNCF Charlotte Mayor's Masked Ball was held at the Charlotte Marriott City Center March 9. The invited welcomed local celebrities, dignitaries, civic leaders, volunteers and public officials that support UNCF’s mission of investing in Better Futures® for us all by getting students to and through college.

Girlfriend Getaway

There is nothing like spending some time away from the stress and routine of home and work with your most favorite people. And sometimes, those people are not your immediate family but instead, the best friends in your life. A girlfriend getaway is almost a guaranteed good time, whether it’s days full of belly laughs or quiet time with people who know you…

Women Empowering Women

Carol Hardison wanted to become a social worker while still in high school, but because of her SAT scores and high aptitude for math, she was encouraged to pursue a career as a computer programmer instead. She did this successfully, working for Duke Energy Corporation as a leader in its Information Technology Department for 18 years.

South Charlotte Lifestyle Magazine Third Anniversary Party at Burton’s

South Charlotte Lifestyle Magazine celebrated its third anniversary with readers and marketing partners at Burton's Grill and Bar of Charlotte March 12. South Charlotte Lifestyle would like to thank those who came out to celebrate as well as Burton's for providing us with such a wonderful event space, great food and delicious drinks. 

Matthews Community Farmers Market

Matthews Community Farmers Market is run by farmers for farmers. The guiding mission for the organization has always emphasized support for local agriculture and the revitalization of the city’s downtown area. With these twin goals firmly in focus since its inception in 1991, the Matthews Community Farmers Market has fulfilled the important role of providing Matthews and the surrounding area with…