Hey, neighbors. It’s Thursday in Charlotte and I’m back in your inbox with everything that’s fit to print about what’s happening in our community today. Without further ado…
First, today’s weather:
A t-storm around in the p.m.. High: 86 Low: 68.
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Here are the top five stories in Charlotte today:
- Congratulations to the Hummingbird art Contest winners! Stop by Reedy Creek Nature Center until August 31 to see all the entries! (Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Nature Centers via Facebook)
- Have you purchased your ticket to the Loso Pup Crawl yet? You get some awesome things and 10% of your ticket purchase will go toward our life saving programs. Don’t miss out! Tickets are limited. (CMPD Animal Care and Control via Facebook)
- Welcome back to all CMS teachers and staff! We’re excited to see what you have in store for our students this school year. (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools via Facebook)
- Our monthly supply drives are back! Don’t forget this month we are requesting non-rolling backpacks for Freedom School 2023 scholars! Find out more: https://bit.ly/AugustSupplyDri… (Charlotte Freedom School Partners via Facebook)
- The North Carolina Gang Investigators Association honored Assistant District Attorney Caino with the association’s Prosecutor of the Year Award! ADA Caino is assigned to the DA’s Violent Crimes Team. (Charlotte-Mecklenburg District Attorney’s Office via Facebook)
- We have you covered on your printing needs. Tap the link to view our printing instructions. https://bit.ly/3H2xZSE (UNC Charlotte Atkins Library via Facebook)
- See what all the chirping is about with our August E-Resource Spotlight | https://bit.ly/3BG8Rk1 (UNC Charlotte Atkins Library via Facebook)
- I am looking for a licensed plumber to come and change out my hardware in my master bathroom. It has double sinks, and it’s a new build that’s only two years old. Please provide recommendations. (Nextdoor)
- This cat comes by about three times a month! I’ve never fed it. It likes to hangout and take naps on my patio. Does this cat belong to you? (Nextdoor)
- My daughter doesn’t ride her new hover board with blue tooth. We’re selling it for $40. Message me if you want to buy it. (Nextdoor)
- Anyone here cutting grass off Sunset Road? I’m new to the area and in need of services. (Nextdoor)
- Anyone need any grading or clean out their yard, add gravel or level out your yard? I’m here to offer my service. Call me (Diego) at 980-352-2482. (Nextdoor)
- Do you want a FREE, full-size freezer that’s only four years old and in excellent condition?Please send an email to me if you want it. (Nextdoor)
- I’m still desperately looking for my sweet boy Max. Now I’m offering a $200 reward for his safe return home. I know my cat wouldn’t just disappear into thin air. My hope is he’s being taken care of by someone nearby. (Nextdoor)
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That’s it for today! I’ll see you around.
— Alexis Goring
About me: My name is Alexis A. Goring. I’m an East Coast Girl with a pulse for people, news and feature stories! I’ve worked as a freelance writer/editor/proofreader in the media industry for 15 years. I’m also a published author, experienced blogger, and founder of Writer at Heart Editorial Services. Visit my website for more details about me and my work. Here’s the link: https://alexisagoring.jimdofree.com.
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