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Hidden heart issues in young people

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The Perfect Pair

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Novant Health, Wells Fargo and Susan G. Komen Charlotte partner to support breast health...

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Make the connection Tips for choosing your primary care physician

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FATman Plumbing providing emergency, routine, and maintance plumbing services

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Visitors to Fullwood Animal Hospital will notice some changes next time they visit.  Before entering the lobby, customers are now greeted by a basket...

Nick Kuebler and Andy Duran Selected to All-State Baseball Team

The Queens Grant Stallions baseball program continues to produce good solid baseball players under head coach Dan Kerr and the excellent coaching staff. This...

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Thursday, June 13 Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m. The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Greensboro at 7...

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Our current education system is intended to place all kids on a path to college. This puts undue stress on some children. Some kids...

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FATman Plumbing providing emergency, routine, and maintance plumbing services

When Chris Lovick pulls up to a new job in his FATman van, he says he can see the question in people’s eyes, “Is...

Fullwood Animal Hospital is Now Fear Free

Visitors to Fullwood Animal Hospital will notice some changes next time they visit.  Before entering the lobby, customers are now greeted by a basket...

Put Tools in School

Our current education system is intended to place all kids on a path to college. This puts undue stress on some children. Some kids...

Mint Hill Legion Juniors split with North Lincoln 7-5, 4-3 in Doubleheader

The Mint Hill junior baseball team ages 14-17 all high school players split a doubleheader with the North Lincoln Knights by winning the opener...

Independence JROTC wins Superintendent’s Cup and Distinguished Unit Award

The Air Force JROTC program at Independence High School Unit NC-022 recently received top recognition from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Superintendent. These awards...