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
By admin | January 8, 2009

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
By admin | January 8, 2009

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
By admin | January 8, 2009

No regrets for Jaye Delai

Nearly eight months after he was let go from Q92.7, the former radio DJ and his wife Monica are looking ahead. They host a live jazz series called "A Peace of Jazz"
By admin | January 7, 2009

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.
By admin | January 7, 2009

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
By admin | January 7, 2009

Inauguration to close many bridges into D.C.

All Potomac bridge crossings from Virginia into D.C. will be closed to personal vehicles on Inauguration Day and a large portion of downtown will be off-limits too
By admin | January 7, 2009

Two injured in random west Charlotte shootings

The victims were shot in the legs as they walked in the Brookhill area off Remount Road. Police were looking for two men in a green Mazda.
By admin | January 6, 2009

Preaching the virtues of a healthy diet

Denise Hairston says fatty foods, too much salt and sugar are killing black Americans. Her message: A healthy, meat-free diet can be tasty, too
By admin | January 5, 2009

Just call me butter, ’cause I’m on a roll


Jemal is perfect in his NFL post-season picks. He also has some thoughts about this past weekend
By admin | January 5, 2009