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Nathene Stowe, third from left, a 2016 graduating senior at West Charlotte High School, sits with classmates at a "Decision Day" ceremony acknowledging those who will go on to college or join the U.S. military. Stowe will attend North Carolina A&T State University in the fall. Photo: Glenn H. Burkins

On ‘Decision Day,’ West Charlotte High celebrates its achievers

By Glenn Burkins

Graduating seniors at West Charlotte High have received more than $4.5 million in college scholarships and this fall will head off to 36 colleges and three branches of the U.S. military.



On the town with Toni (May 27- 29)

Looking for something fun to do this Memorial Day weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.


David Legrand

David Legrand named principal of Independence High School

David Legrand, a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, has been working as a human resources talent acquisition manager for CMS since 2013.


A bathroom sign welcomes both genders at the Cacao Cinnamon coffee shop in Durham, North Carolina, United States on May 3, 2016.      REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

City Council got it right in voting no compromise on HB2

(Opinion) In voting to stand pat against calls to repeal its own nondiscrimination ordinance, Charlotte’s City Council affirmed that some things in America should not be bargained way.


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