People

In memory: Mrs. Constance Turner Martin

Mrs. Martin, a graduate of Tennessee State University and a lifelong educator, died Tuesday at her Charlotte home.

In memory: Mr. Thomas Lloyd Byrum

Thomas Lloyd Byrum, 62, died Wed, Oct. 7, at Charlotte Health Care Center.

In memory: Mrs. Emma Tucker Hope

Emma Tucker Hope, 78, died Sat, Oct. 1, at Pineville Rehabilitation and Living Center.

In memory: Mr. Frank Erskine Houston

Frank Erskine Houston, 79, died Thurs, Oct. 1, in his home. Houston was from Charlotte.

In memory: Mrs. Zelda White

Zelda White, 49, of Charlotte died Sat, Oct. 3, at Presbyterian-Main Hospital.

In memory: Mr. Deriek E. Morgan

Deriek Morgan, 50, died Sun, Oct. 4, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

In memory: Mr. Mack Lee Morrison

Mack Lee Morrison, 81, of Charlotte died Fri, Oct. 2, in his home.

In memory: Mr. Willie Joseph Smith

Willie Joseph “Joe” Smith, Sr., 67, died Mon, Sept. 28, at Carolinas Medical Center.

In memory: Ms. Frontis L. Gilliam

Frontis L. Gilliam of Charlotte died Sun, Sept. 27, in her home.

In memory of Ko-Ko Hagans

INSIDE THE Q
By Glenn Burkins

I met her only once but will long remember the lessons she taught.

In memory: Mr. Cecil Roosevelt Sturdivant

Cecil Roosevelt Sturdivant, 84, of Rock Hill, S.C., died Mon, Sept. 28, at Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill, S.C.

In memory: Johnny McCorbin

Johnny McCorbin, 53, of Charlotte, died Sun, Sept. 27, at Peak Resources Charlotte.

In memory: Roy Alexander Rogers

Roy Alexander, 60, of Charlotte, died Sun, Sept. 27, at Carolinas Medical Center Main.

In memory: Mr. Clarence Stevenson, Sr.

Charlotte native Clarence Stevenson, Sr., 96, died Tues, Sept. 22, at Carolinas Medical Center University.

In memory: Mrs. Bland Jackson

Bland Jackson, 98, died Sat, Sept. 19, in her home in Charlotte.

News & Buzz

Clarence Armbrister, a lawyer with a long career in education, is named JCSU’s next president

Armbrister, currently president of a Philadelphia prep school, will begin his new job at Johnson C. Smith University on Jan....

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...

Commentary

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

Why stretching is so important before exercising

Question: I just started exercising and have been hearing a lot about flexibility. Why is flexibility important? Flexibility is the...

Faith

Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

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10.22
Biketoberfest
10.24
WFAE’s Charlotte Talks – Charlotte Mayoral Forum
10.26
Christian Book Lover’s Retreat
10.26
Food Prep and Storage Class/Food Too Good to Waste Challenge Kick Off Party
10.26
Modernism + Film: Journeyman Architect – The Life and Work of Donald Wexler