Young Ambition

This month we are taking the opportunity to highlight two recent graduates from Charlotte-area high schools who have already achieved significant goals while making important contributions to the community.

Premier Storage in South Charlotte

Whether you're in the process of moving or building a home, decluttering or maybe in need of some storage space for your child's belongings as they move to college, Ballantyne Commons Storage Centre is South Charlotte's premier storage facility.

Everyone Deserves the Opportunity to Own a Pet

Cary Bernstein, executive director of Stand for Animals, formerly Spay Neuter Charlotte, believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to own a pet regardless of financial status. Cary founded Spay Neuter Charlotte in 2011 to make an impact on the issue of animal euthanasia in the community. At the time, thousands of healthy but homeless dogs and cats were being killed…

Social Media Safety for Kids

"Like" it or not, social media is part of our everyday lives—including your kids.

Kids + Pets: What’s Not to Love?

As summer draws to end and nights that were spent around the campfire roasting marshmallows become all too quickly replaced by quiet evenings preparing for school the next morning, it’s easy to feel melancholy as we bid this sunny season farewell. While the days of sitting poolside outstretched on a lounge chair are quickly dwindling, the … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Dixie’s Tupperware Party Join Dixie Longate, the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, at the Booth Playhouse Blumenthal Performing Arts Center for good old-fashioned Tupperware Parties filled with outrageously funny tales, heartfelt accounts, free giveaways, audience participation and the most fabulous assortment of Tupperware ever sold on a theater stage from Aug. 27 through Sept. 8. Tickets start at just $24.50. Matthews Alive Festival … Continued

Carepoint Home Care Celebrates 10 Years of Success

Carepoint Home Care Agency celebrated its 10th anniversary in May. Over the past decade, Carepoint has provided comprehensive and quality in-home care services to elderly adults throughout North Carolina and South Carolina. Carepoint was founded in 2009 by Heather and Brian Rahrig.

A Day With Jimmie Johnson

When Anita Stirewalt was asked what her ultimate sports dream would be, she did not hesitate. She enthusiastically shouted, “I want to meet Jimmie Johnson, the driver of the No. 48 car!” 

Education Built on Biblical Truth

Carmel Christian School is a Christian, college-preparatory school serving more than 940 students in grades K through 12 in the greater Charlotte area. The school offers an excellent education built upon biblical truth, which equips students to impact the world for Jesus Christ. Students participate in a challenging and rigorous college-preparatory curriculum taught through the lens of a biblical worldview…

Carmel Christian School Silver Anniversary Gala

Carmel Christian School celebrated 25 years of providing transformational education by hosting its Silver Anniversary Gala in May. The gala honored the past and celebrated the present, all while raising funds for the Carmel Education Foundation so they can continue to build the future. Attendees enjoyed live music, a delicious dinner and a silent auction.