Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) will save more than $600,000 for the 2012-2013 school year with bell-schedule changes at 10 schools, according to district officials. Continue reading
Bob Evans of Evans Construction Company spoke at the Mint Hill Board of Commissioners regular meeting last week asking the board to consider a land deal. Evans said he wasn’t sure exactly what he was offering but he was looking at some sort of land swap or asking if the board would like to buy a piece of land adjacent to where the new town hall is being built. Continue reading
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools partnered with the MLK, Jr. Citywide Committee for the 18th time and sponsored the ML King, Jr. Art and Writing Awards. Students were asked to focus on a common theme. This year’s theme was “Defending the Dream.” Students competed at the school level and those winners then competed at district level. Continue reading
Every year brings changes to laws that could effect all of us each day. Some may be small changes while others are major shifts in policies. It’s important for everyone to know the changes that will have an impact on their lives.
• Integrated Health Systems
A new law provides incentives for physicians to join together to form Accountable Care Organizations. From these groups, doctors can better coordinate patient care and improve the quality of care, help prevent disease and illness, and reduce unnecessary hospital admissions. This is part of the changes from the National Healthcare Overhaul. Continue reading
Independence High School senior Austin Duke caught two passes for 23 yards as North Carolina defeated South Carolina, 26- 19 in last Saturday’s Shrine Bowl. North Carolina completed only 4 of 9 passes for the game. Duke led the state in touchdowns this past season and helped the Patriots post a 10-3 record.
Video of Duke’s high school highlights: