One of Charlotte’s most prominent church leaders – and a man at the forefront of last year’s fight for North Carolina’s marriage amendment – is weighing a bid for U.S. Senate.
Public radio station WFAE-FM (NPR 90.7) is hosting a forum Thursday to look at community investments in uptown and other Charlotte neighborhoods, and the impact on quality of life.
With tears and applause, hugs and handshakes, Myers Park Baptist Church said goodbye on Sunday, Feb. 24 to a longtime senior minister who announced in mid-February that he needed to walk away from the stresses of pastoring a 2,200-member congregation.
When North Carolina’s new General Assembly convenes Wednesday, Mecklenburg County will enjoy its greatest influence in years, if not ever.
A three-judge U.S. District Court panel has sided with Belmont Abbey College in its case against the Obama administration over the requirement in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that employers must provide free contraceptives in employee insurance plans.
When he realized he was going to have to live with a group of girls in his dormitory, UNC Charlotte student Anthony Dondero worried about his safety. Dondero is transgender. Although he had been living as a male for more than a year – and had even grown a full beard – he was biologically and legally a female still, and could only live with females under UNCC’s housing regulations.
A former pastor and theology professor arrested during a Charlotte prostitution sting last year has again been charged with solicitation, according to the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office. Read the rest at charlotteobserver.com…
The Charlotte City Council would select a new city manager by early March, under a proposed timeline to be considered by the council on Monday night.
On the day of his father’s 94th birthday, and the day after the country re-elected President Barack Obama president, evangelist Franklin Graham gave two-pronged advice to the American people:
Incumbent state Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby, fueled by an unprecedented amount of outside money that helped him overcome an opponent from a family of well-known North Carolina lawyers, defeated challenger appellate Judge Sam “Jimmy” Ervin IV on Tuesday.
Mecklenburg commissioner Bill James wants to know if the county is violating North Carolina law by offering domestic partner benefits to employees in same-sex relationships. The answer to that question might result in those benefits being lost, which might explain why James seems to be one of few county officials who wants to know.
A small Charlotte-based gay advocacy group has found itself at the heart of the ongoing national controversy over Chick-fil-A and gay rights.
Obama Cabinet member Kathleen Sebelius violated federal law when she made “extemporaneous political remarks” during a February speech to the Human Rights Campaign Gala in Charlotte, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel said Wednesday.
When North Carolina voters approved a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages in May, some worried whether gays and lesbians would feel welcome here during the Democratic National Convention.
The Rev. Phillip “Flip” Benham, an anti-abortion activist convicted in 2011 of stalking a Charlotte doctor, has been granted a new trial.
Playwright Aaron Loeb does bring up the fact that Lincoln and fellow bachelor Joshua Speed shared a bed for four years, a custom that wasn’t uncommon for men in the 1830s. But whether they had a romance, a bromance or just a close friendship isn’t the point. Loeb explores the hysteria surrounding a fourth-grade pageant in Illinois, where a 9-year-old speculates that Abe might have swung both ways.