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Getting the most out of farmers markets and seasonal produce

Getting the most out of farmers markets and seasonal produce

Warm weather months bring an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables, and for those who enjoy buying local, farmers markets are popular destinations. Produce choices available at farmers markets are…

Exciting things happening in October at Crosswalk Teen Center

As fall begins and teens seek to settle into their school schedule, Crosswalk Teen Center continues to provide and pursue ways to assist students in achieving their full potential. The…

Empty Canvass returns to entertain crowd at inaugural Oktoberfest Art Sale

By the time Joe Pray was pulled on stage, the canvas facing the audience attending Charlotte Public Schools Education Foundations Art Sale was hardly empty. Pray added a few brush…

Charlotte Board of Education to extend permanent offer to Mark Rosekrans

Having heard everything they needed to hear from the community at a Sept. 22 special meeting, the Charlotte Board of Education has called a special meeting for Monday, Sept. 29…

Mile of quarters leads to a Senior Center full of new carpet

Mile of quarters leads to a Senior Center full of new carpet

Images of quarters printed on paper strips were taped end-to-end in a quarter-mile display at Lansing Mall this past spring. The strips of paper represented donations made to the Eaton…

Charlotte native’s artwork showcased in feature film, Boxtrolls at Eaton Theatre

Charlotte native’s artwork showcased in feature film, Boxtrolls at Eaton Theatre

Dan Curran was walking past the Eaton Theatre earlier this summer when a movie poster caught his attention. The poster was for the movie The Boxtrolls, an animated film set…

5 secrets to keeping your sanity this school year

5 secrets to keeping your sanity this school year

The summer months are over and the school year is in full swing. As a parent, this means you’ve traded those lazy summer days for school sports and activities, colder…

How to recognize the signs of elder financial abuse

How to recognize the signs of elder financial abuse

Financial abuse of the elderly is on the rise and not only is it getting worse, but for every reported case of elder financial exploitation, 43 others go unrecognized. The…

Take these steps to keep your kid’s information secure on school computers

Take these steps to keep your kid’s information secure on school computers

A lot has changed since you were in school. Your children don’t listen to the same types of music you enjoyed, and they certainly dress differently despite your protests. They…

Family turns grief into action; offers advice for raising awareness for a cause

Mother and rare disease advocate Lora Moore knows all too well the value of good health and how quickly it can slip away. In 2004, she tragically lost her 12…

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