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Author: Travis Silvas

Lilypepper Boutique adds style to downtown Charlotte

Fashion has been a passion of Michelle Taylor’s for as long as she can remember. Initially, she planned to get into the fashion world through photography, and spent several years in Chicago doing just that for department store catalogues. A move back to Michigan more than a decade ago, however, required a slight modification to her career ambitions. She is still working in the world of fashion, but has transitioned to the retail end of the industry. Michelle now utilizes her fashion sense to put together a stylish collection of women’s clothing at Lilypepper Boutique, which opened in downtown...

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Charlotte Athletic Hall of Fame announces inaugural class

After analyzing more than 70 nominations, the Charlotte Athletic Hall of Fame made their selections for the Hall’s inaugural class public Saturday, May 5 at the Charlotte Athletic Boosters annual reverse raffle. Two coaches, four community members, six teams and 12 student athletes make up the 2018 Class of inductees, each of which will be honored with a plaque that will be hung in Charlotte High School gymnasium lobby when the Hall of Fame officially opens in September. The 2018 Class includes: Community Members Tony “Coach Tony” Rodriguez The Football Chain Crew, led by the Nevins family, Bob, Rick...

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Maple City VFW 2406 looks to revive Dad’s Post 286

Jim Miller and Bruce Fillmore can recall the positive impact being a member of the former Dad’s Post at Maple City VFW Post in Charlotte had on their lives. That’s why each has stepped forward to help revive the Post, hoping to be the same kind of support for family members of military veterans they fondly remember receiving. Dad’s Post 286 was originally chartered in 1994 in Charlotte, but for various reasons became inactive within the last few years. At the urging of the National VFW organization, the two put the word out that they were looking for new...

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Construction begins Monday, May 7 on Lincoln, State streets

Construction on two of the city’s poorest rated streets — Lincoln and State — will begin early next week and last throughout the summer. Charlotte City Council approved in the spring of 2017 the reconstruction of both streets as part of a five-year street improvement plan. The project will cost the city an estimated $1.94 million. Charlotte Mayor Tim Lewis said Lincoln Street will be closed from May 7 to Aug. 18. State Street will be closed from June 11 to Aug. 9. “As part of the reconstruction, we will be replacing the sanitary sewer on Lincoln Street and...

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County Journal introduces voluntary pay program

Dear loyal readers, advertisers and friends, For the past 12 years, The County Journal has been delivered to every doorstep in our coverage area, free of charge to our readers. It’s free because it contains important information to which everyone should have equal access. We take great pride in providing a service we feel is essential to the continued growth of the communities we cover. We regularly attend meetings and events in an effort to keep our readers informed of the important happenings of the day. As a locally owned and operated publication, we are deeply invested in the...

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