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Independent Contractor or Employee?

CHARLOTTE - The wrong classification of workers can cause financial consequences to any business owner and is one of the most important parts of...

Giving A Bright Blessing

CHARLOTTE - Since 2005, Bright Blessings has been proudly serving our community. The initiative started with a monthly program that supplied children that were...

SCDR Fundraiser Pups N Pints coming to Waxhaw on Sept 25

WAXHAW, NC – It’s time for the Fourth Annual Pups 'N Pints South Charlotte Dog Rescue (SCDR) Fundraiser.  On September 25 from 12:00 pm...

Aging in Fur Babies

CHARLOTTE - Whether your fur baby has been with you since she was a young pup or adopted at a later point in life,...

Grace Communications: Where Philanthropy Meets Marketing With Heart

CHARLOTTE - Grace Communications is a philanthropic marketing firm founded by Emily Zimmermann, a friendly and compassionate woman with a big heart.  Emily is...

Roasted Acorn Squash and Winesap Apple Soup

CHARLOTTE - As the leaves start their colorful journey in late September, it's no better time to use local fall acorn squash and North...

Mental Health Forum

MINT HILL, NC - Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 3-9 this year; September is Suicide Awareness Month. It is a tragedy that these...

A Weekly Focus on Local Business and our Chamber of Commerce

UP Next: •Ambassadors Meeting Tuesday September 22, 4-5:30 Chamber Office •Business After Hours Wednesday September 29, 5-6pm Sunflower Cafe 11211-122 Lawyers Rd, 28227 •Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Home Clean Heroes of South Charlotte Thursday September...

Behind The Lines: Lieutenant Damir “Bull” Mahmutovic

MINT HILL, NC - Employees with the town call him “Bull,” but officially he is Damir Mahmutovic, MHPD veteran of 16 years and the...

Is The U.S. Housing Marketing Coming Back to Pre-COVID Levels?

MINT HILL, NC - Even before the pandemic, the housing market favored the seller and was pretty hot. However, the pandemic caused the market...

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Robin

WAXHAW, NC - South Charlotte Dog Rescue (SCDR) is pleased to present Robin for adoption!  "Meet Robin. This sweet pup is confident, smart, loyal,...

Are LEDs better?

CHARLOTTE - Should you switch to LED bulbs? Consider the differences between an incandescent and LED bulb, both at 800 lumens (measurement of light...

Establishing Good Study Habits

MINT HILL, NC - There are several ways to help our children establish good study habits. A good first step is to ensure that...

Staying Safe Is Still A Priority

CHARLOTTE - The COVID-19 virus is still affecting the community in a huge way. As the numbers rise and we see more people getting...

What are State Inspections?

CHARLOTTE - A North Carolina state inspection is a test to make sure vehicles a suitable for the road. There are two types of...

Obituary for Jerry Shelton, Jr.

MINT HILL, NC - Jerry Shelton Jr., 50, of Goose Creek, SC passed away on September 15, 2021 at his residence.  He was born...

Apple Cider Vinegar

CHARLOTTE - Despite its current popularity, apple cider vinegar benefits have been well-known and consumed for centuries. With at least 30 potential uses and...

Are Your Loved Ones Prepared to be Caregivers?

MINT HILL, NC - If you’ve recently retired or plan to retire soon, you probably have a wish list of what you want to...

Deep Pressure or No?

CHARLOTTE - Each week I have several conversations about "deep tissue" massage. Clients come in and ask for deep tissue. But what are they...

The New Upscale Part 5

CHARLOTTE - Adventure Travel is rapidly combining with Learning Travel. A shining example is the Galapagos Islands. Certainly one of the few remaining “Darwin”...

S- Corporations and Payroll

CHARLOTTE - Who’s an employee of the corporation? Generally, an officer of a corporation is an employee of the corporation. The fact that an...

Help Support Turning Point’s Fall Golf Tour

MONROE, NC - Turning Point is hosting one of its largest fundraisers of the year. The Annual Fall Golf Tournament will be held on...

Sunday’s Best Italian Slipper Bread

CHARLOTTE - Sunday meals are a family tradition for many households- no matter the size or nature, breaking bread together is both symbolic and...

Pour 64 & 1st Choice Properties Host Second Annual Oktoberfest

MINT HILL, NC - It’s time to break out your lederhosen for Mint Hill’s Oktoberfest! A tradition in Germany for over 200 years, Oktoberfest started...