Next stop: The White House

A slow-moving train carrying Barack Obama rolled into D.C. Saturday, carrying not just the Obama family but the hopes and dreams of countless black Americans
By admin | January 18, 2009

Wright: Obama’s rise was God inspired

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
By admin | January 18, 2009

Obama’s election no panacea

OPINION

"Barack Obama's election does not render my father's dream realized."
By admin | January 18, 2009

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
By admin | January 17, 2009

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.
By admin | January 17, 2009

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
By admin | January 16, 2009

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.
By admin | January 16, 2009

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
By admin | January 16, 2009

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
By admin | January 16, 2009

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.
By admin | January 16, 2009