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All-female Good Friends raise record $511,434 in 30th year
In 1987, four Charlotte natives decided to start an all-female version of the all-male Good Fellows Club that had for 70 years been raising money for the needy during the … Click to Continue »
Still searching: CMS board ponders key to creating real opportunity in all sc...
On one level, Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board members spent Thursday morning trying to lay groundwork for a new superintendent. On another, they re-enacted a drama they play out year after year: … Click to Continue »
Duke Energy Foundation grants $1.5 million to 16 groups
The Duke Energy Foundation will grant $1.5 million to 16 North Carolina environmental and conservation organizations, including three in its Charlotte base. The Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville gets $400,000 … Click to Continue »
Shark’s 8,500-mile odyssey ends on a N.C. fisherman’s hook
A mako shark caught by commercial fishermen off North Carolina traveled more than 8,500 miles after a tracking device was attached 18 months earlier, an ocean research group says. Researchers … Click to Continue »
Duke Energy proposes hooking most coal ash neighbors to public water
Duke Energy plans to connect most of the 950 homes and businesses near its North Carolina coal ash basins to public water lines, the company said in filings Wednesday. The … Click to Continue »
Assignment, diplomas and Peter Pan: 5 takeaways from the CMS State of Schools...
Superintendent Ann Clark’s final State of Our Schools message ended Wednesday with a tribute to Tinkerbell. Clark, who will retire next year after 34 years with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, gathered dozens … Click to Continue »
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Meet the newest addition to the CMS board: She’s 17 and ready to speak
On Tuesday, Providence High senior Saniye Wilson will take a seat at the dais with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board, the first student adviser to serve in that role. Wilson, 17, … Click to Continue »