People

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.

In memory: Mrs. Mary Louise White

Mary Louise White, 69, died Sun, Sept. 20, in her home in Charlotte.

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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