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NC ranks high in survey of state’s with best elder-abuse protections

Dec. 14.  North Carolina is 2022’s state with the fourth best elder-abuse protections behind Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Ohio. New Jersey, South Carolina, Montana and Utah placed last in the WalletHub survey. With over 10% of Americans over age 60 suffering from elder abuse, and seniors especially vulnerable during this period of high inflation, the personal-finance […]

Allen Tate FUNday raises $145,000 for education

Nov. 29. The Allen Tate FUNday raised more than $145,000 during four fall events, after a two-year COVID hiatus. This fall’s events included a Western-themed gathering, “Boots and Buckles,” at Legacy Stables and Events in Winston-Salem; a casual outdoor event, “Food Trucks and Field Day,” at The Mint Museum Randolph; a retro-themed social, “Dance Through […]

Vendor/event opportunity at Ada Jenkins

April 8. Ada Jenkins Center’s second annual Juneteenth celebration will be, naturally, June 18. The free, community-wide event from 11:30 am to 2 pm will have vendor opportunities, in addition to performances, music and face-painting. Ten foot by 10 foot vendor spaces are available. Vendors bring their own table/tent, signage and products. Info: [email protected] by […]

TDS donates $5,000 to FeedNC

Dec. 8. TDS Telecom has donated $5,000 to FeedNC to help those in need find access to healthy food, education and resources in Iredell and Mecklenburg counties. Based in Mooresville, FeedNC serves more than 4,000 individuals and offers resources that are uniquely designed and customized to help those with food insecurities. “FeedNC provides so many […]

All fun, no run

June 24. The Lake Norman Chamber “Zero-K” is estimated to have brought in well over $10,000 yesterday to help support small business programming as well as the Education Luncheon in November recognizing the Educators of the Year and the 2021 Women’s Conference planned for August. More than 100 people participated in the Zero-K which had […]

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Atrium announces $500 million philanthropic undertaking

May 25. Atrium Health is launching a large, comprehensive philanthropic campaign valued at more than $500 million over the next six years. Designed to transform the delivery of healthcare to patients throughout the region, the new campaign—called “Giving Hope”—is expected to strengthen communities, transform facilities and advance healing through enhanced medical research and education. “Great […]

Davidson Day has new head of school

Pete Moore is the new head of Davidson Day School effective July 1. He replaces interim head of school Wes Wehunt, who took over after Dr. Latta Baucom died in July of last year after a nearly three-year battle against liver cancer. Moore currently leads the Lower School at Lake Forest Country Day School in […]

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What does Black History Month mean to me?

Cherese Spand • SHE Wealth As a woman of color and entrepreneur I face different issues than my counterparts. Nevertheless, I am exceptionally proud of what I have overcome thus far. I don’t see Black history month as a month. For me it’s a daily lifestyle. The history we are taught in school does not […]

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Dealer donates van to Mooresville shelter

Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has donated a van to Lake Norman Humane that was up-fitted with graphics, a spray bed-liner and adjustable racks for pet crates. The climate-controlled vehicle will be used for spay/neuter transports, animal intakes and emergency and disaster relief efforts. The vehicle already brought five dogs from New York that […]

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New parking deck adds a lot to retail in downtown Concord

By Debbie Griffin.  A check with the relatively new director of the Concord Downtown Development Corp., Johnson Bray, reveals a strong economy and the welcome addition of a new 614-spot parking deck. Bray took the CDDC reins from Diane Young last June and has been attending events and listening to what people want in their […]