Uptown highrise will shelter the homeless

One hundred families with children soon will begin moving into the 12-story Hall House on Tryon Street. The families will remain for six months.
By admin | December 22, 2008

N.C. among the nation’s fastest-growing states

The state gained nearly 181,000 residents from July 2007 to July 2008, a 2 percent increase.
By admin | December 22, 2008

Qcitymetro adds a sports blogger

C. Jemal Horton has worked at the Washington Post, Indianapolis Star and Charlotte Observer. Writing a blog, he says, "will be a form of therapy for me."
By admin | December 21, 2008

Why don’t whites read black authors?


The accepted wisdom of the publishing industry is that books by black authors should be marketed to black audiences.
By admin | December 21, 2008

Felton: “I love to give back to the community”

Charlotte Bobcats guard Raymond Felton passed out food boxes Sunday to hundreds of families facing Christmas in need, his third year sponsoring the event.
By admin | December 21, 2008

The Rev. Cameron is remembered for her faith, concern for poor

An estimated 1,500 people attended a memorial for the Rev. Barbara Brewton Cameron. Solos were sung by gospel greats Blanche McAllister, Vanessa Bell Armstrong and Dewayne Woods.
By admin | December 19, 2008

NASCAR settles discrimination suit

The first black woman hired as a NASCAR official alleged a pattern of comments and behavior that created a hostile work environment. She also alleged unlawful termination.
By admin | December 19, 2008

S.C. State gets warning from accrediting agency

The school is placed under a one-year warning by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for failing to comply with the agency's standards.
By admin | December 19, 2008

Obama named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year”

Mr. Obama was awarded the title "for having the confidence to sketch an ambitious future in a gloomy hour," said Time editors.
By admin | December 18, 2008

West: The age of Barack Obama has come

The noted author and Princeton University professor admonished a Charlotte audience to be more focused on social justice and less obsessed with worldly comfort.
By admin | December 16, 2008