Brandon Crooms, a Charlotte-area personal trainer, persuades Sondra E.Z. Hines to give boot camp another try. And guess what. She loved it.
The legendary coach at Winston-Salem State University, who died in 2005, was selected to receive the award based on the character the demonstrated throughout his career.
Police identified the suspects as Montress Travelle Taylor, 17, and Marteicus Tavarres Taylor, 21.
A choir from St. Luke Missionary Baptist church provided the gospel music backdrop Saturday night at the 5th Annual Evening of Hope and Inspiration.
Clifton and Sharon Freshwater closed a restaurant they owned in Plainfield, N.J., and moved the concept to Charlotte. They opened for business last month in Fourth Ward.
Five months after the Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce moved into new offices at Packard Place, the group held a grand opening Tuesday night.
Clarence Boston, who owned three mortuary companies in North Carolina, has bought the Statesville Road building that once housed Jinwright funeral home. He will use it to operate a full-service mortuary company.
Sifford and 18 others will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award, at a Nov. 24 ceremony at the White House.
Authorities allege that four children under the care of Ronika Bell and Deron Cuthbertson Jr. suffered prolonged abuse and starvation before being hospitalized in Florida.
Leaders of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board said Monday that they followed the proper procedure in ending Superintendent Heath Morrison’s tenure with the district.
Retired educators Dr. Mary Harper and Dr. Bertha Maxwell Roddey, who co-founded the organization that became the Harvey B. Gantt Center, on Saturday received the state’s highest civilian award, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young's life was spared when he decided not to board a private jet that crashed Sunday in the Bahamas killing all nine people on board, including internationally known preacher Myles Munroe and his wife, Ruth.
Patrick Cannon voted early, records show. Now the former Charlotte mayor and convicted felon will be on house arrest until he is required to report to a West Virginia prison on Nov. 18.
A shooting late Wednesday in north Charlotte left a man dead and a female wounded as police searched for the suspected gunman.
In a statement Tuesday, the Mecklenburg district attorney’s office confirmed that Hardy’s trial will not begin until early 2015, effectively ending his season with the Carolina Panthers.
Despite rain and cold, spirits were high during Johnson C. Smith University's 2014 homecoming events. On the football field, the Golden Bulls beat St. Augustine’s College 14-10.
The permits will be suspended at least until the state ABC board holds a hearing on the case.
With help from a prominent consultant, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials say they will adopt new strategies to engage more families in the education process.
In a city that prides itself on political civility, the low-grade battle over who will chair the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners takes a testy turn on Facebook.
Have you ever noticed geese flying south for the winter? By working together and flying in formation, they increase the odds that all will reach their intended destination.
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For the first time in the history of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, three women will lead the football championship in senior administrative roles.
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UPDATE: Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a 34-year-old man in connection with an E. Charlotte shooting Wednesday that left one man dead. A second victim suffered life-threatening injuries.
Former Charlotte mayor and felon Patrick Cannon, who will begin a 44-month sentence next week, could serve less than half that time at his West Virginia prison.
The 20-year CMPD veteran was traveling west on Independence Boulevard Tuesday when department-issued motorcycle struck an air conditioner unit that was in the roadway.
In 1961, nine protesters, all students at Friendship College in Rock Hill, were convicted of trespassing and spent 30 days in jail for sitting at a whites-only lunch counter.
The family of Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, sister of Ebenezer Baptist Church Pastor Leonzo Lynch, had a big family event on Saturday.
For all of the president’s intellect, when it comes to bare-knuckle politics, he has proven no match for his more crafty opponents.
The death of Brittany Maynard has everyone talking about end-of-life choices. But who can say the 29-year-old woman was wrong to end her life when confronted with a cruel and fatal tumor?
A viral video that shows a young woman being verbally acknowledged as she walks down the streets of New York City has sparked some interesting online discussions.
Four years after he last performed in the Queen City, comedian Bill Cosby is heading back to the Belk Theater for two shows on Sunday, Feb. 22.
The executive director of Children's Theatre of Charlotte talks about some of her priorities as she settles into her new job.
It’s funny how we sometimes find ourselves in a wrestling match with God, rejecting His plan and mistakenly believing we know what's best.
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Research shows that people who are in a positive relationship tend to live longer than those who aren't. Find out why.
Although the disease may not touch you personally, breast cancer affects African American women more severely than it does other race, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In sentencing former Mayor Patrick Cannon to 44 months in prison, U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney struck the right balance between punishment, deterrence and judicial discretion.