Workers from Carolinas HealthCare System out for a stroll along Little Sugar Creek Greenway near uptown Charlotte. (Photo: Glenn H. Burkins for

Steps you can take to improve your health

For good health, experts recommended we take at least 10,000 steps a day, which equals about five miles walked and 300 calories burned.

May is Stroke Awareness Month; Know the 5 Signs

May is Stroke Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 130,000 people die from strokes […]

Arthur Johns: He’s down 114 pounds and counting

Two years ago, Arthur Johns struggled to walk long distances, and when he tried to climb stairs, he found himself winded.

5 rules of workout etiquette

Is that cell phone call really necessary…right in the middle of my exercise class? Things you should know before hitting the gym.

Charles McClelland: Healing from the inside out

Name: Charles McClelland Church: Ben Salem Presbyterian Church Risk Factors: Life Style His Story: Charles McClelland had been dealing with […]

A life-changing role for Sandra McDuffie

Name: Rev. Sandra McDuffie Church: St. Luke Baptist Church Health factors: High blood pressure, diabetes and high sugar levels Her […]

Dancing for a healthier and happier life

Name: Maria Mora Church: Camino Community Center Age: 25 Her story: In the three months that Maria Mora, 25, of […]

Here’s the skinny on that extra weight you’re carrying

Penny Gordon-Larson, a professor of nutrition at UNC Chapel Hill, talks about obesity…it’s causes and effects.

Food ideas for a healthy road trip

With warmer weather comes family outings and more car travel. With a little planning, you can avoid the junk food, even while on the road.

GirlTrek: Women walking for health and community

More than 170 women have joined the Facebook group for the Charlotte chapter of GirlTrek, and nationally, more than 58,000 women have joined the group pledging to walk 30 minutes per day, five days per week.

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PayPal cancels plans for Charlotte expansion, citing HB2

PayPal says it will not move forward with plans for a global operations center in Charlotte, citing a new state...



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...


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...


CMPD Chief Kerr Putney listens to Mecklenburg Commissioner Vilma Leake during a community meeting at First Baptist Church-West to discuss the April 17 arrest of West Charlotte band director Duncan Gray. Gray, accused of taking indecent liberties with a minor, was taken into custody during Sunday worship at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.

Putney: Arresting suspect at church was ‘indefensible’

Speaking to clergy and community members, CMPD Chief Kerr Putney said the arrest of West Charlotte High School band director...



Princeton professor to speak at Livingstone College commencement

The commencement speaker will be Rev. Yolanda Pierce, who directs the Center for Black Church Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary.


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