A Charlotte Cub Scout troop has a chance encounter with Barack Obama
A brush with the unexpected
Teaching King’s legacy to a new generation
To celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., Davidson College hosted “King Day for Kids.”
Winter storm warning: 3-5 inches in Charlotte
Forecasters say they expect a storm to dump snow over much of North Carolina late tonight and Tuesday
Wright: Obama’s rise was God inspired
The Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. told an audience at Howard University that God helped Barack Obama achieve what no other African American has done
Obama presidency will present unprecedented security challenges
As jubilant Democrats were nominating Barack Obama for president in late August, the U.S. Secret Service placed its largest order ever for bulletproof glass.
Next stop: The White House
A slow-moving train carrying Barack Obama rolled into D.C. Saturday, carrying not just the Obama family but the hopes and dreams of countless black Americans
Julius Peppers wants out
The Carolina Panthers’ Pro Bowl defensive end announced late Friday night through his agent that he wants a change of scenery
Police: “Myers Park rapist” still unknown
A man arrested Thursday and charged with four rapes in the 1990s in Myers Park is not the only man whom police say targeted the neighborhood nearly two decades ago.
Verona Elizabeth Dixon McIlwain Vaughn, 81
Mrs. Vaughn loved cooking and entertaining. Her home was a place where people loved to come and fellowship
William C. Mobley, a retired school teacher, dies
Mr. Mobley enjoyed teaching and mentoring young people. He influenced countless students over his 38-year career
See our list of activities honoring MLK
Five Charlotte churches sponsor a joint worship service honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrating the election of President-elect Barack Obama
Friendship CDC gets $24,838 grant
The money will be used to provide temporary overflow shelter support to the Salvation Army. The grant will come from the Critical Need Response Fund.
Flight 1549: “Miracle on the Hudson”
A skilled US Airways pilot and fast-acting New York rescuers averted what looked like another tragedy playing out in view of New York skyscrapers.
Monroe: Police department moves are paying off
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe says last year’s lower crime rate can be traced, in part, to changes he initiated
54-year-old man arrested, charged with four unsolved rapes
Police say DNA linked Gilbert McNair to a string of sexual assaults attributed in the 1990s to the “Myers Park Rapist,” a man who terrorized the upscale community