Montgomery was named vice president for student enrollment and success at Johnson C. Smith University, responsible for admissions, campus ministries, financial aid, Greek life and other areas
Lisa Montgomery joins JCSU
Teachers rally against proposed job cuts
Faced with a budget shortfall, CMS Superintendent Peter Gorman has said he may need to eliminate 456 teachers and 83 assistant principals. Teachers say the cuts should come from administration.
William Henry “Billy” Phillips, 69
Mr. Phillips, a former U.S. Marine, was a member of Parkwood Institutional CME Church. He spent many years as a salesman in the insurance industry.
Bobcats feel heat as economy sours
To keep ticket-holders happy, the Charlotte Bobcats will outline new incentives this week, the Charlotte Observer reports. They include lower season ticket prices and a chance to win prizes.
Anthony Foxx launches campaign Web site
Campaign officials say the new site will be the hub of their communications efforts with voters. It will be updated daily, they say, “pretty much from sun up to sun down.”
Local church to sponsor teen summit
The Park Ministries of Charlotte will sponsor the ELEVATE teen summit on March 21. Gender-specific sessions will focus on leadership, learning and living.
Watchmen: It’s in another world
Fans who liked the graphic novel may well like the movie. But for those experiencing “Watchmen” for the first time, prepare to be confused — if not outright disappointed
Black unemployment at 13.4 percent
The January data showed a dismal trend as the United States struggles through one of its worst recessions in decades. Overall, 8.1 percent of Americans were jobless last month.
‘Comfort is not a compromise for style’
April Atkinson Haley, co-owner of Lockstar Salon, says her fashion can be "super trendy" or "super classic." But always, she says, she prefers quality over quantity
T.O. is O-U-T as a Dallas Cowboy
Reports say the Cowboys released the controversial wide receiver last Wednesday night, the third NFL team to do so
Rock Hill man talks about “Survivor” experience
Jerry Sims, a member of the S.C. National Guard, was voted off the show last week. No hard feelings, he tells the Observer.
Finally, sweet victory!
After three failed attempts at winning the women’s CIAA tournament crown, Coach Vanessa Taylor and her Lady Golden Bulls last week gave Charlotte reason to celebrate
Your child’s report card should never be a surprise
MAKING THE GRADE
Society rewards our best and brightest, so stay focused on your child’s academic progress throughout each grading period
New this month on DVD and Blu-ray
Qcitymetro film critic Kary Bowser Jr. shares some of his picks for March
CMS eliminates 13 jobs in human resources
Superintendent Peter Gorman has said CMS may cut up to 1,200 positions as it works to close projected budget shortfalls next year.