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Our People: Billy Maddalon

Business Owner, Community Leader, Husband, Father

Billy Maddalon, a prominent Charlotte business owner, community leader and, most importantly, husband and father, has devoted decades to his role as proprietor of the VanLandingham Estate and the Morehead Inn.

Our People: Nikolai Mather

Student, Activist

Nikolai Mather has earned more than a few impressive distinctions. With a combination of persistence, talent and audacity, he’s become a college student, a leader, an activist, a pioneer — and most recently, a journalist.

Our People: Bernard Davis

Health Administrator

In recognition of World AIDS Day and to accompany its annual Life, Positively special issue, qnotes takes the opportunity to speak with Health Administrator Bernard Davis about the provider’s mission, the services it offers, and Davis’ own observations of the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Halloween off the Beaten Path

Unique events demonstrate diversity of area holiday offerings

It’s that time of the year when things get spooky and people dress in costumes to welcome Halloween. It’s also a time when events and places get decked out for the holiday and greet their visitors with frightening delight!

Our People: Linda Lawyer

Writer, Activist, Community Supporter

Linda Lawyer has, as she reports in a fit of modesty which may or may not be characteristic, “a lot of stories.”

Our People: Calla Hales

Healthcare Administrator

Calla Hales, administrator of Charlotte abortion provider A Preferred Women’s Health Center (APWHC), is uniquely placed to bear witness not only to what may be some of the most critical moments in individual lives, but to the collision of personal and political on a larger scale.

Self Perception: It’s All in the Family

Bisexuality, pansexuality, and why my identity is just as valid as yours

…the next time the phrase “there’s a flag for everything these days” is uttered within earshot of me, I will not be responsible for my actions.