Woodard, 56, was a Mecklenburg commissioner when she died Oct. 3, 2008, from a rare blood disorder.
Gala to celebrate life of Valerie Woodard
CMS offers “Can We Talk?” workshops
The workshops are designed to give families tips for having successful parent-teacher conferences.
Cornel West to discuss his new book
The author and lecturer is coming to the uptown Knight Theater to discuss his latest work, "Brother West: Living and Loving Outloud, a Memoir."
Black Chamber to host business breakfast
Qcity businessman Stoney Sellars will offer practical advice to entrepreneurs and those aspiring to become one.
Chocolate Drops string band to perform
This trio performs traditional African-American string-band music originating in the Carolina Piedmont.
Soul Train Awards return
After a two-hiatus the popular award show will return honoring many in the music industry.
Hampton U. to recruit in Qcity
Students who submit all required admissions materials will be interviewed and receive admissions decisions on the spot. Merit-based scholarship determinations will be made.
Exhibit to showcase artwork of child soldiers
Exhibit to show artwork of child soldiers in Uganda
Usher won’t sign the “Papers”
The R& B singer delays his divorce.
New music: Usher
According to “Papers,” the future ex-Mrs. Usher played a big role in the break-up.
Singer Tyrese creates new comic book character
The actor/singer has created the first ever digital comic book.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith to host Nobel Peace Prize Concert
The Smiths say they are humbled and honored to be a part of this world-wide event.
N.C. artist on display at Gantt Center
David Wilson, an African American artist from Apex, created the colorful glass panels now hanging along the Stonewall Street side of the Harvey B. Gantt Center.
Kanye West: If He Did It
If West’s and Taylor Swift’s moment was all a ruse, they’ve pulled the biggest scam this year.
Harding High’s marching band to perform in inaugural parade
The band was selected from 1,382 organizations that applied to participate. The school now must raise raise about $30,000 to cover transportation, lodging and meals.