Freeland, a history teacher at the New Technology School at Garinger, was chosen from among seven finalists. He said he grew up poor and saw education as his way out of poverty.
Brian Freeland named CMS Teacher of the Year
Black Political Caucus will take new direction, new chairwoman says
Gloria Rembert, elected Sunday to lead the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Black Political Caucus, said her goals are to rebuild public trust, recruit new members and increase voter outreach.
Historic building would house church CDC
Little Rock AME Zion Church wants to buy back the city-owned building that now houses the Afro-American Cultural Center. The building would house many of the church’s community service programs.
In memory: Mark Benjamin Sharpe
Mr. Sharpe, 98, was given the "Order of the Long Leaf Pine," North Carolina’s highest civilian award.
In memory: Raymond Edward Wooley
Mr. Wooley attended N.C. A&T and was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church since 1971.
Hill Harper is coming to the Qcity
The actor and author will sign books May 9 at the Afro-American Cultural Center.
JCSU freshman wins CIAA Women’s Tennis Player of the Year
Cameron Chatman, who grew up in High Point, had a 13-0 record in conference play. She became the second freshman to win CIAA Player of the Year.
King family gets $800k from D.C. memorial project
The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has charged a foundation for using his image in a fundraising campaign to build a national monument to the slain civil rights leader.
Healthy feet require care and attention
As a licensed nail technician, I see firsthand the effects of feet neglect. It’s not a pretty sight.
Steadman Graham’s 9 steps to success
The author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker met with students at Johnson C. Smith University and delivered a public lecture as part of university president Ronald Carter’s inauguration activities.
It’s official: Foxx is running for mayor
Anthony Foxx, a Charlotte lawyer and city council member, seeks to become the city’s first Democratic mayor in 22 years, and the second African American to hold the post.
Want to do business with CMS?
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will join other government agencies for a half-day conference spotlighting contract opportunities for minority, women and small business owner.
Uptown marchers protest domestic violence
The midday vigil was called to protest the killing of Yolanda Nikkia Hill, who dies Sunday in what police are calling a domestic-related homicide.
Steadman Graham speaks today at JCSU
Graham, an author and businessman, also has a successful speaking career, lecturing on business, personal growth and self-development.