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

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

CATS to reduce bus and rail service

The Charlotte Area Transit System may eliminate five bus routes and cut the number of Lynx trains during peak times from eight to six an hour as part of $4 million in budget cuts.
By admin | December 16, 2008

Four Panthers are Pro Bowl bound

Defensive end Julius Peppers, offensive tackle Jordan Gross, wide receiver Steve Smith and middle linebacker Jon Beason will represent the NFC.
By admin | December 16, 2008

Woman is killed, her two children injured

Scott E. Davis Sr. is charged with murder and three counts of attempted murder in connection to the death of Gabrielle Kinard, 38, and the shootings of Anjelo and Gabriella Kinard.
By admin | December 15, 2008

Report: Ousted United Way CEO engineered her own pension

Former United Way CEO Gloria Pace King ignored a lawyer's concerns and engineered a $2.1 million pension for herself, a new report concludes. Public outcry led to King's firing.
By admin | December 15, 2008