For many years, Mr. Morrison was employed by the R.H. Bouligny Co. He retired as a machinist from Southeastern Machine Company
Johnny Lee Morrison dies at 68
Charles Morgan Jr. dies at 78
Mr. Morgan, a leading civil rights lawyer who was often vilified and threatened by fellow whites during the turbulent 1960s, died Thursday at his home in Destin, Fla
Obama’s mother-in-law to live in White House
It’s official: Marian Robinson, the 71-year-old mother-in-law of President-elect Barack Obama, will be moving into the White House, transition officials said on Friday.
Number of unemployed in U.S. tops 11 million
The economy shed 524,000 jobs last month, completing a year that saw the U.S. labor market rival some of the nation’s steepest recessions.
Panthers playoff pick and other predictions
I’M JUST SAYIN’
With a perfect 5-0 record predicting NFL games, Jemal is making another guarantee
Black women push for gentler hair products
Though millions of African American women have used relaxers, consumer groups and some consumers now demand safer products that are no less effective.
Charles Barkley taking leave of absence from TNT
The announcement came hours after police said the 45-year-old former NBA star was legally drunk when arrested while driving Dec. 31 in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Is your diet keeping you sick?
People who diet during flu season may have a harder time fighting off infection, new research suggests.
DA drops charges against Mackey
State Rep. Nick Mackey no longer faces prosecution over a charge of failing to turn over business documents in a civil suit against him
10 tips to elevate your style
True style is about individuality, and that comes from within. Find a look that works for you, then make it your own
Harding High School’s band is nearing its fundraising goal
The Marching Band of Gold has raised nearly $40,000 of the $50,000 it needs to march in Barack Obama’s inauguration parade. Now local groups are helping out
Carolinas HealthCare System names new HR executive
Debra Plousha Moore recently came to Charlotte from Ohio, where she held a comparable job at a nonprofit healthcare system in Columbus
Fantasia’s Charlotte home is set for auction on Monday
The former American Idol star has ignored repeated demands that she repay a $65,000 loan, according to published reports
Two Charlotte residents picked to attend inaugural events
Kevin Cherry and Martha Young once struggled with crime and drugs. Now, thanks to a Virginia businessman, they soon will be witnessing Barack Obama’s inauguration.
Charlotte lawyer pleads guilty to fraud
Demetrius Rainer was accused of being the closing attorney for a mortgage fraud cell operating in Mecklenburg and Union counties