People

Ms. Margaret Brown Teeter

Ms. Teeter, 87, died Saturday, December 25, 2010 at Britt Haven of Charlotte.

William “Pete” Cunningham

A retired military man and North Carolina lawmaker, Mr. Cunningham understood the importance of service to community.

Mrs. Maggie Watkins

Mrs. Maggie Watkins of Charlotte died Thursday, December 23, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

An extraordinary mom with a heart of gold

LIVES THAT MATTER

Rosa Dell Moore Sloan loved to cook, and by all accounts she did it very well. Once in the 1950s, she cooked and served breakfast for two escaped convicts.

Mr. Amos Guy Joyner

Mr. Joyner, 70, died Wednesday, December 22, at Presbyterian Hospital.

Ms. Betty Jean Sinclair

Ms. Sinclair, 57, of Charlotte died Sunday, December 19.

Arrangements announced for the late William “Pete” Cunningham

Mr. Cunningham, 81, a retired member of the N.C. General Assembly, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, after a period of declining health.

 

Mr. Ervin Lee Patterson

Mr. Patterson, 55, of Charlotte died Saturday, December 18.

Mr. Jimmy Hitchcock

Mr. Hitchcock, 61, of Charlotte died Wednesday, December 22.

Mr. Walter James Weathers

Mr. Weathers, 79, of Charlotte died Friday, December 17.

Elsie Chambers, eldest in Union County, dies at 105

Born the granddaughter of a slave, she once recalled hearing her father predict a black president "before the end of time."

Betty Mae Gettys

Ms. Gettys, of Charlotte, died Saturday, October 30, 2010. Her funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 2.

Larvario Rondell Williams

Mr. Williams, 20, formally of Orangeburg, SC, passed away suddenly on September 26, 2010 in Charlotte, NC, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

Curtis Edward Blakney

Mr. Blakney, 50, passed away at his Charlotte residence on September 27, 2010. A funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.

Maria L. Daniels

Mrs. Daniels, 51, who worked as an assember, died Saturdy, September 25, 2010, at Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville.

News & Buzz

Dates, details emerge for Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit in Charlotte

The annual event is returning to Charlotte for the first time since 2008.

Entertainment

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

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Voices

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?

Health

Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

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