CMS Report Card: Three East Charlotte Schools Improve a Letter Grade

I know we’re just a few days into the school year, but CMS just got their “report card” on school performance. Three east Charlotte schools improved a letter grade from last year: Shamrock Gardens Elementary, Hickory Grove Elementary, and Winterfield … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Celebrates the 4th of July with the 47th Hickory Grove Parade

This past weekend Charlotteans celebrated Independence Day all across the city. A crowd of hundreds gathered in east Charlotte for the 47th Annual Hickory Grove Parade and Celebration. The event featured not only the parade but also live music, games, … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Celebrates the 4th of July with the Hickory Grove Parade

Let’s cut to the chase: there’s a greasy pole climb at this event! I mean, isn’t that enough to get you to come out and celebrate the 4th of July in east Charlotte!? Join us in east CharlotteĀ for the 47th … Continue reading

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New Lawrence Orr Elementary School to Open in East Charlotte

A new CMS K-5 Public Elementary School has been built in east Charlotte and was recently named Lawrence Orr Elementary School. The school is located at 4835 Shamrock Drive just off of North Sharon Amity Road and Hickory Grove Road. … Continue reading

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