May 15, 2024 - News

School schedule conundrum and other news

The side of a yellow school bus reading "North Carolina Public Schools Mecklenburg County."

Photo: Alexandria Sands/Axios

🏫 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools board members are considering a year-round school or four-day weeks as options if the N.C. General Assembly won't permit the district to start classes earlier in August. (WFAE)

πŸ₯Ž The Charlotte 49ers women's softball team is heading to the NCAA tournament after winning the American Athletic Conference championship. They play Liberty on Friday, May 17, in Athens, Georgia. (Charlotte 49ers)

πŸƒβ€β™€οΈThe Charlotte Marathon will introduce corrals at the start of this year's race, meaning you'll start alongside runners aiming to keep a similar pace. (Axios)

🍝 North Italia is opening its second Charlotte location in Ballantyne on May 29, per a press release.

⚽️ "Men in Blazers," a popular soccer media platform, will be at Valhalla Pub in Uptown on May 17. (X)

An off-duty Pineville Police sergeant shot and killed a person suspected of shoplifting from a Food Lion in south Charlotte Tuesday. Police say the shooting happened during a fight between the two. (WBTV)

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