Health

Fitness on a budget

Staying fit needn’t cost a mint. You can stay on your fitness journey with creativity, a little tweaking and opening yourself to new possibilities.

Belly dancing, anyone?

NO MORE EXCUSES

I never thought belly dancing would be aerobically challenging or give me a good workout. And then I tried it.

Charlotte author blends fitness with faith

NO MORE EXCUSES

Thomas Hundley’s book, “Fit for The King,” does not stress dieting to achieve the perfect look. Rather, it advocates being healthy in the body God means for us to have

A healthy body starts with what you put in it

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Planned (home-cooked) meals offer two key benefits: lower calorie intake and better weight control

News & Buzz

Superintendent Ann Clark addresses the audience and board prior to unveiling a new Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools boundary plan on Tuesday.
Jeff Siner, The Charlotte Observer

75 CMS schools will see change in Ann Clark’s boundary plan, and there are surprises

If passed by the school board, the changes will take effect in 2018-19. Public hearings are scheduled.

Entertainment

Firehouse - 9

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Commentary

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I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Faith

Pastor Kenneth Robinson preaches Easter Sunday--the Easter Service at The Creek Church relaunched the church after a damaging 2015 arson fire. The Creek Church - formerly Briar Creek Baptist Church--celebrated Easter Sunday with an Easter egg hunt and a vision of "healing, help, and hope." Diedra Laird, The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte church hit by arson is reborn on Easter with new name, new mission

After a 2015 fire, the dwindling African American congregation was forced to ask itself some painful questions, with the most...

People

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For award-winning photographer Zun Lee, the concept of black fatherhood has long been nuanced

This German-born photographer who now lives in Canada is using his camera to expose a truth rarely portrayed or appreciated...

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