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
Wright: Obama’s rise was God inspired
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.
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
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
FAA: All survive crash of Charlotte-bound flight
A US Airways plane headed to Charlotte has crashed into the Hudson River, sending passengers fleeing for safety in the frigid waters. All are said to be safe
A shepherd where God has placed him
The Rev. William Franklin Blue was mentored at one of Charlotte’s largest African American churches. He now leads a small congregation in rural South Carolina
Charlotte law firm honored for civil rights work
The Echo Foundation has given its top award to the law firm Ferguson Stein Chambers Gresham & Sumter for its work fostering integrattion of Charlotte public schools.
Taking the OUCH! out of eyebrow arching
If you hate the pain of waxing or plucking, the ancient hair-removal technique of “threading” may provide a less painful alternative
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
Can Michelle Obama influence American fashion?
The incoming First Lady demonstrates not just that she understood the power of clothes to transmit a message, but a readiness to adjust the message as the need arises.