People

Mr. Ervin Lee Patterson

Mr. Patterson, 55, of Charlotte died Saturday, December 18.

Mr. Jimmy Hitchcock

Mr. Hitchcock, 61, of Charlotte died Wednesday, December 22.

Mr. Walter James Weathers

Mr. Weathers, 79, of Charlotte died Friday, December 17.

Elsie Chambers, eldest in Union County, dies at 105

Born the granddaughter of a slave, she once recalled hearing her father predict a black president "before the end of time."

Betty Mae Gettys

Ms. Gettys, of Charlotte, died Saturday, October 30, 2010. Her funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 2.

Larvario Rondell Williams

Mr. Williams, 20, formally of Orangeburg, SC, passed away suddenly on September 26, 2010 in Charlotte, NC, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

Curtis Edward Blakney

Mr. Blakney, 50, passed away at his Charlotte residence on September 27, 2010. A funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.

Maria L. Daniels

Mrs. Daniels, 51, who worked as an assember, died Saturdy, September 25, 2010, at Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville.

D’Auntrae Maurice Wallace

Mr. Wallace, a salesman, died Monday, September 27, 2010, in Charlotte. He was 21 years old.

Little Miss Madison Dyson

Miss Dyson, age 6, was an elementary school student.

In memory: Inez Houston

Ms. Houston, 75, of Charlotte died Monday, September 27, 2010, at White Oak Manor.

In Memory: Diane Massey Felder

Ms. Felder, 54, died Wednesday, September 22, in Charlotte.

In Memory: Michael Grier

Mr. Grier, 57, died Wednesday, September 22, in Charlotte.

In Memory: Hmat Mlo

Ms. Mlo, 49, died Monday, September 20, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

In Memory: Jonathan Kirby

Mr. Kirby, 67, died Monday, September 20, at Presbyterian Hospital in Matthews.

News & Buzz

Gantt Center gets $100,000 gift from Day Runner, a black-owned startup

Gantt Center officials said the money will be used to expand programming, especially programming that benefits children.

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Voices

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

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