Johnson C. Smith University has much to celebrate, including the 2008-09 CIAA champion men’s and women’s basketball teams — the first tournament sweep in the school’s history.
Pep rally scheduled for JCSU championship teams
Finding good makeup on a budget
Finding good makeup doesn’t mean always going to a high-priced department store. We went shopping at a qcity drugstore and did just fine.
Presbyterian churches to host dinner for Congolese medical officials
Eastfield Presbyterian Church and C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church will host a Congolese Dinner today to support The Christian Medical Institute of the Kasai/Good Shepherd Hospital
Nick Mackey inspires new legislation
State Sen. Dan Clodfelter has proposed new rules limiting the power of political parties to fill vacant seats in special elections. Clodfelter was motivated by last year’s Mackey controversy.
Your stimulus money is on the way
Not all the economic stimulus money is going to big business. Starting next month, families and individuals will begin seeing cash benefits.
Villa Heights principal dies
James Aiken Jr., 52, had been principal of Villa Heights Academic Center since 1997. Details of his death were not immediately available.
Annual UNC Charlotte step show planned for April 3
The lineup includes a faculty/staff step teaser, a modeling showcase and, of course, the main event — step performances by eight Greek organizations.
Suspect in Conover murders dies in Utah
Police say the unnamed suspect shot and killed his girlfriend then himself as authorities closed in on a lonely road in southwest Utah. The couple may have been heading to California.
The local NAACP calls a public meeting
Charlotte-area officials say they want public input as they seek to rebuild the defunct local chapter, which fell into disarray amid allegations of financial irregularities.
Perdue budget would eliminate 1,400 state jobs
N.C. Gov. Beverly Perdue said her budget proposal would slash most of the jobs by eliminating unfilled positions. State spending would be cut by $360 million.
Networking with a purpose
The Black Law Student Association at Charlotte School of Law is hosting a networking and charity event to benefit children in Haiti.
Obama unveils plan to aid small businesses
The White House will spend $15 billion to buy up loans currently held by small banks and lenders. It also would increase the guarantee on some Small Business Administration loans, making the less risky to lenders.
Job loss + Life = Stress
A Central Piedmont Community College workshop offered advice Monday for balancing the inevitable stresses that come with unemployment.
Former JCSU coach says he was wrongfully fired
In court papers filed in his lawsuit against Johnson C. Smith University, former head football coach Daryl McNeill says a key error was mistakenly inserted into his contract with the school.
Black women are suddenly in Vogue
Vogue magazine features Beyonce on its April cover, following Michelle Obama in March — the first back-to-back sister display ever for the iconic arbiter of style