The Charlotte Area Transit System may eliminate five bus routes and cut the number of Lynx trains during peak times from eight to six an hour as part of $4 million in budget cuts.
CATS to reduce bus and rail service
Four Panthers are Pro Bowl bound
Defensive end Julius Peppers, offensive tackle Jordan Gross, wide receiver Steve Smith and middle linebacker Jon Beason will represent the NFC.
Woman is killed, her two children injured
Scott E. Davis Sr. is charged with murder and three counts of attempted murder in connection to the death of Gabrielle Kinard, 38, and the shootings of Anjelo and Gabriella Kinard.
Report: Ousted United Way CEO engineered her own pension
Former United Way CEO Gloria Pace King ignored a lawyer’s concerns and engineered a $2.1 million pension for herself, a new report concludes. Public outcry led to King’s firing.
Is Sunday morning TV too white?
Roughly 80 percent of newsmakers and pundits who appeared on Sunday news shows over the past eight years were white men, says a liberal think tank.
Bad economy draws bigger crowds to churches
Pastors nationwide say they’ve seen a burst of new interest. Congregations large and small are adding programs of practical advice for people in fiscal straits.
Palin’s church is badly damaged by fire
Damage to Alaska governor and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s Wasilla Bible Church was estimated at $1 million, authorities said Saturday. No one was injured.
Qcity groups seek toys for local elementary
Tonight’s toy drive will benefit Thomasboro Elementary, the school dubbed “ghetto” by a CMS teacher on her Facebook page.
John Legend was so much more than a piano man
The soul crooner packed the show with flashing lights and booming bass, and preferred standing and dancing to just tickling the ivories.
UNC panel to study hate crimes policy
Racist graffiti aimed at President-elect Barack Obama has prompted the University of North Carolina System to review its student code of conduct. Harold Martin (pictured) will lead the review.
Bank of America may slash 30,000 jobs
Bank of America on Thursday announced what’s likely its biggest round of layoffs ever — 30,000 to 35,000 jobs eliminated over the next three years.
Focus on what matters this Christmas
Holiday shopping needn’t be a stressful or financially draining affair. Tips for surviving with wallet intact.
CMS to recruit, train principals for high-poverty schools
Ninety-one of the district’s 172 schools are labeled high-poverty. Students at those schools are disproportionately African American.
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Funeral services are set for Barbara Brewton Cameron
Officials at the church she founded say they expect a large crowd, including international guests and national recording artists.