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,…

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.

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…

Eco-Friendly Travel

Going green and going on vacation may seem like two incompatible concepts. Let's face it, most travel leaves a pretty big carbon footprint: planes, trains and automobiles spew carbon emissions, hotels use tons of water and travelers tend to favor the plastic water bottle. But if you are concerned about the environment and want to do your part for the planet, there…

Volvo XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid SUV

It's time for an upgrade–an upgrade to one of the most technologically advanced, eco-conscious and luxury vehicles on the market. It's time you don't have to give up style and class for eco-friendly features. It's time to start looking at the Volvo XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid SUV. 

Lap of Luxury

Deb White of Helen Adams Realty has been a licensed realtor since 2003. She has assisted countless buyers with everything from new construction projects to relocations. As someone who has been both a home buyer and seller on several occasions during the past decade, she understands that buying and selling real estate has many moving parts and can juggle the process from…

Carepoint Home Care’s Dual Support Program for a Worry-Free Approach to Wellness

Carepoint, Inc. was co-founded by Heather and Brian Rahrig a decade ago. Originally from Ohio, the Rahrigs were frequent visitors to the Queen City and were quick to notice the absence of comprehensive in-home care services catering to adults and seniors who were eager to retain their independence at home. As Heather, a certified care manager and registered nurse with a…

Home Away From Home

If you are one of the growing numbers of world travelers who doesn’t like to leave the comforts of home behind while on vacation, a villa rental might be your best option. Villas are available all over the world–whether you are interested in visiting Orlando or Tuscany. They can be beachfront or mountainside. They can be in the middle of a…

Take Flight

We Charlotteans are pretty lucky. Living in the 704 affords us so many advantages, including close proximity to the beach and mountains for fun weekend trips. But we also have the benefit of a world-class airport with direct flights to so many destinations. Here’s a quick list of iconic American cities you can travel to–and when you bundle your flight and…