Ronnie Pierce, 63, is one of Charlotte’s so-called chronic inebriates. These homeless men and women have been kicked out of multiple housing programs because of alcohol-related problems, posing a serious challenge for advocates seeking to end chronic homelessness.
Landfill builder and Duke Energy say the liners that will be used to keep coal ash out of groundwater will last 500 years. Others discount those estimates, but they say installation and monitoring is key to success.
After moving up 16 spots Friday to take Michigan wideout Devin Funchess in the second round, Gettleman was at it again Saturday, giving fifth- and seventh-round picks to Oakland to jump up 22 places for Oklahoma offensive tackle Daryl Williams.
The most contentious part of Charlotte’s recent debate over LGBT rights – transgender bathroom use – has resurfaced with an unexpected revelation: The city is already allowing people to use the restroom of their gender identity at city-owned facilities.
Last year, with reader and community donations, the Summer Camp Fund raised more than $160,000. This year, the fund plans to send more than 550 Charlotte area kids to 19 camps, the most since it started in 2009.