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Christian-themed hotel planned for S.C.

Guests could stay in rooms themed after the biblical King Solomon’s Temple or go to a juice bar named the Garden of Eden

A “catalyst” for independent films

Troy Whitehurst launched First Sunday Cinemas to showcase independent films produced by local and national filmmakers. He hopes to build on his efforts in the coming year.

Report: More black teens are killing

The murder rate among black teenagers has climbed since 2000, even as murders by young whites have scarcely grown or declined in some places, says a new report.

Confessions of a DeAngelo convert

I’M JUST SAYIN’

At first, I wasn’t buying into the DeAngelo Williams hype. But after watching him annihilate the New Orleans defense on Sunday, I drank the Kool-Aid

Selecting a college requires strategy

MAKING THE GRADE

Don’t stress about making the perfect choice, but do begin the process with purpose and a plan.

Starting fresh in 2009

SAVVY CONSUMER

We learned some hard financial lessons in 2008. Begin now planning for a better new year

The Republican party has gone South

OPINION

No Republican House members are left in New England, and they have become ever scarcer in New York and Pennsylvania and across the Midwest.

Beat the post-Christmas letdown

Don’t spend what’s left of your holiday glued to the couch. Qcitymetro offers 7 ideas for family fun

Isn’t it time we pay (and define) the first lady?

OPINION

Surely the person in one of the most visible roles on the planet deserves a proper title and salary

3 reasons the Panthers should lose Sunday

OPINION

Make that 4 reasons — if you count this prediction

The trouble with Kwanzaa

OPINION

I get the principles. But wearing kente cloth and knowing Swahili words doesn’t make me any more authentic.

As duties mount, Obama continues his workouts

Barack Obama has long treated exercise less as recreation than requirement, but his devotion has intensified in recent months.

Actress, singer Eartha Kitt dies at 81

In a career that spanned six decades, Kitt rose from South Carolina cotton fields and came to epitomize sophistication and seductiveness

NBA hits point of embarrassment in Charlotte

OPINION

Love the Bobcats or hate them. But please, do anything to prove we are a better NBA city than Toronto

Kappas bringing Founders’ Day to Charlotte

The national fraternity last held a major Charlotte event in 2003, when the Kappa Conclave drew thousands of guests to the Queen City.

Entertainment

Eye-on-Tryon

What’s Happening, CLT: Nov. 8-10 weekend guide

What’s Happening, Charlotte? Weather: So, we’re just going to bypass fall and go straight into winter, huh? Expect sunny days...

Voices

John-Singleton

Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

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Lauren Travis, The Barre Code franchise owner, talks about the ballet barre-inspired workout

Lauren Travis pursued entrepreneurship after encouraging words from her mother and nearly two years as an instructor for The Barre...

Faith

United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M....

People

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Want to host an event? Good Life at Enderly Park should be on your radar

The owners say the 10,800-square-foot facility is filling a void of minority-owned event venues in Charlotte.

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Once On This Island
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Southern Christmas Show
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Aries Spears at The Comedy Zone