Independence HS news

Indy qualifies three wrestlers for State Tournament

This past weekend Independence High School qualified three wrestlers  for the NCHSAA State Wrestling tournament in Greensboro this weekend. Continue reading

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Rocking through the day

The fourth annual Rock a thon event was held at the Levine Senior Center last Saturday. The cause was to raise money for the center and its programs. There were crafts, virtual bowling, food and music. This is one of the center’s prority events according to Barbara Guthrie, assiatnt director. “We work on this all year long,” she said. “People bake. make crafts, donate crafts, all to support the center.” Continue reading

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Matthews Library honors volunteers at annual event

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s Matthews Branch hosted its second annual Winter Celebration to honor volunteers on Sunday, February 12. Two volunteers, Feiwen Walker and Peggy Dixon, received the Ed Maag Volunteer of the Year Award for their dedication as volunteers for 2011. They each received an engraved glass star. Continue reading

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Fire next chapter in Ram history

By Joyce Lavene
Last week, an old problem was brought to the forefront of people’s minds once again. Four teenagers were questioned by Mecklenburg County Police after a fire was started at the Ram Leather Care building on Albemarle Road. All four were charged with trespassing. A 15-year-old in the group was also charged with burning a building. Continue reading

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