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Vanity Nail Bar Opens Amid Phase 2

On May 22, Governor Roy Cooper moved North Carolina into Phase 2 of COVID-19 restrictions lifting. Phase 2 includes moving barber shops, salons and personal-care businesses from being closed to now operating at 50 percent capacity. With many barbers...

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Venue @ 1801

By Kia O. Moore The tan building at 1701 West Trade Street became a hub for a west side small business celebration on Sunday, February 9th before the pandemic hit. The Historic West End Legacy Small Business Appreciation Dinner was held at Venue @...

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West End Fresh Seafood Market Providing for the Community During COVID-19

by Kia O. Moore Businesses and organizations in the Historic West End are pulling together to provide relief to residents on the west side. West End Fresh Seafood Market at 2206 Beatties Ford Road is working on several initiatives to help the...

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Talkin’ Thread Boutique Continues to Serve the West End Community

By Kia O. Moore The Talkin' Threads Boutique located at 2213 LaSalle Street has been doing business in the West End community since 1996. They have been working on dressmaking and providing services on movie sets for years. Owner Bilqis Shareef...

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Quality Comprehensive Health Center Serves the Beatties Ford Road Corridor

By Kia O. Moore In the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, healthcare workers are continuing to provide much-needed services to those populations in the most need. On the Beatties Ford Road corridor, there is a healthcare provider that continues to...

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WEST CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL PREPS STUDENTS FOR COSMETOLOGY CAREERS

Photo from Facebook Students at West Charlotte High School are getting a jump start into careers in cosmetology thanks to the on-campus salon Infinity Style Academy. This vocational track has been at West Charlotte High School for over 30 years....

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THE STORY OF WESTSIDE MEATS

The neighborhood butcher shop where customers & crew come first When you walk into Westside Meats at 1414 West Trade Street one of the first things you will notice is how clean the store is and the vast variety of meats available. Then you will...

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