Your Friendly Neighborhood Bar: Vanity Nail Bar

By Kia O. Moore There is a new bar on the westside of town. However, it is not a bar known for its buffalo wings and beer taps, it is a bar that will be known for its manicures and pedicures. Vanity Nail Bar has set up shop in the small office ...

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West Trade/Rozzelles Ferry CNIP Construction Underway

There is a lot of construction work going on in the West End. Construction is currently underway for the Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP) on the West Trade/Rozzelles Ferry Project. Construction companies United of Carolinas, ...

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Your Neighborhood Insurance Agent: Rob Heath State Farm Insurance

  By Kia O. Moore Insurance may not be everyone's favorite thing to think about, but it is necessary. Rob Heath of State Farm Insurance thinks about it all the time so his clients don’t have to. Heath has been in insurance for 32 ...

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COMMUNITY FIRST: NEWCOMERS LEARN THAT A SENSE OF COMMUNITY IS TOP PRIORITY IN BIDDLEVILLE

Travis and Victoria Bell moved into the Biddleville neighborhood back in August 2017. Back then they did not know that they were moving into a neighborhood that made it a top priority to create a sense of community. When looking for a house, for the ...

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STEWART CREEK GREENWAY: A HISTORIC WEST END AMENITY WORTH EXPLORING

Since 2008, the 1.2 miles of Stewart Creek Greenway has woven its way through the Historic West End. It provides residents and visitors with an outlet that creates connectivity and improves the walkability of the neighborhood. Katie Lloyd, a planner ...

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MARTIN STREET LOT PULLS DARNELL IVORY BACK TO HISTORIC WEST END

Darnell Ivory was a resident of the Historic West End from 1961 to 1967 during her late elementary, middle school and high school years. She grew up in the McCrorey Heights neighborhood during that time. It was a time of playing hard outside with ...

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MEET THE MILLERS: THE NEW OWNERS OF THE WADSWORTH ESTATE

The Wadsworth Estate, nestled in the Historic Wesley Heights Neighborhood, has new owners. Mark and Alyson Miller moved into the historic home in October 2018. The house was designed in 1910 by the well-known Charlotte architect Louis Asbury. In ...

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NEWCOMERS JAMES CASS AND VIDA HARVEY IMPRESSED BY THE CHARACTER OF HISTORIC WEST END

James Cass and Vida Harvey are newcomers to the Historic West End neighborhood of Wesley Heights. They moved to the neighborhood in September of 2018. What pulled the couple to Wesley Heights was the character of the house, the neighborhood, and the ...

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WALLACE PRUITT RECREATION CENTER SERVES AS A POINT OF COMMUNITY CONNECTION

The Namesake The Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center has been providing recreational programming to the Historic West End since 2000. The small school site recreation center connected to Bruns Academy is living up to the legacy of its name as it ...

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THE WATKINS FAMILY FINDS COMMUNITY CULTURE IN THE HISTORIC WEST END

To understand the character and history of a neighborhood, the stories of those who lived there are important to hear. For one Historic West End resident, the sense of community found in the neighborhood of Seversville has always been an important ...

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