Jimmie Johnson held off a stout challenge from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. on a restart with 13 of 325 laps remaining and cruised to victory in Sunday’s rain-delayed Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The proposed nondiscrimination ordinance has split the city council as well as Charlotte’s faith and business communities. It’s also produced a flood of nearly 40,000 emails to council members, and at least 75 people have signed up to speak at Monday's meeting.
President Barack Obama will visit Benedict College in Columbia on Friday for a youth event, The White House said. He hasn’t been in the state since winning the state’s Democratic presidential primary on Jan. 26, 2008.
Despite reassurances from health officials that vaccines are safe, some Charlotte parents continue to worry about potential vaccine injury and choose not to have their children immunized against measles and other childhood diseases. Instead of shouting them down, let’s find out why some children are at higher risk for adverse reactions.
Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker went through his first running and shooting session since Jan. 28 on Wednesday, but he’s still not sure when he’ll play again. What he does know: “They’re my guys.”
Democratic Sen. Jeff Jackson of Charlotte became a viral star last week after posting on social media several imaginary actions he would like North Carolina to pass to become ‘a national model for progress.’ Now, a North Carolina conservative think tank has tallied the total those items.