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Author Archives: Josh Whitener

Giving thanks with a grateful heart

Giving thanks with a grateful heart

As the days of November wane and people eagerly anticipate Christmas, a handful of churches are taking time to help members reflect on their blessings in the spirit of Thanksgiving…. Read more »

Christmas lights show supports cancer research

Christmas lights show supports cancer research

INDIAN TRAIL – Pete Kimbell didn’t intend for his Garden Oak Holiday Lights show to double as a fundraiser when it debuted in 2012; the show was simply meant to… Read more »

Legal services project for veterans expands into Union County

Legal services project for veterans expands into Union County

INDIAN TRAIL – Veterans in Union County who are in need of legal aid now have a new place to turn for assistance. The Charlotte-based nonprofit Legal Services of Southern… Read more »

Celebrating Thanksgiving through outreach

Celebrating Thanksgiving through outreach

INDIAN TRAIL – Seven hundred local families in need could have the chance to celebrate Thanksgiving with a complete holiday meal, thanks to the efforts of local nonprofit Common Heart…. Read more »

A fundraiser for felines

A fundraiser for felines

Community members, rescue activists and one south Charlotte business will band together this weekend to help unwanted, neglected and homeless cats. SOS Feline Rescue, a nonprofit partially based out of… Read more »

Principal of the Year focuses on goal setting

Principal of the Year focuses on goal setting

MARSHVILLE – Dr. Kevin Plue didn’t set out to become a school administrator. It was a desire to coach that first led Plue into education, but a growing desire to… Read more »

A legend comes to life

A legend comes to life

INDIAN TRAIL – Two local kids had the chance to travel back in time to an era of hangings and witch burnings as they made their small-screen debut on the… Read more »

Living her passion: Waxhaw 11-year-old to take the stage in Theatre Charlotte production

Living her passion: Waxhaw 11-year-old to take the stage in Theatre Charlotte production

WAXHAW – Theater is more than a hobby for Ailey Finn – it’s a way of life. The 11-year-old Waxhaw resident has been involved in stage acting since she was… Read more »

Rea View Fall Festival returning this weekend

Rea View Fall Festival returning this weekend

WAXHAW – Members of the Rea View Elementary School community will rally to support their school this weekend through the annual Rea View Fall Festival. The festival, which is open… Read more »

Putting love into action

Putting love into action

INDIAN TRAIL – It’s been a big year for local nonprofit Common Heart. The organization expanded its food pantry, Common Cupboard, and nearly tripled the size of its thrift shop,… Read more »