After two years of injury and philosophical differences, Michael Oher believes he’s found his spot at left tackle for the Carolina Panthers. He is working with his old offensive line coach and feeling as healthy as he’s felt as a professional.
Charlotte native Akshra Paimagam tied for 39th place at the Scripps National Spelling Bee semifinals Thursday, a bittersweet but ultimately satisfying end to a spectacular run by the Randolph Middle School sixth-grader.
The county budget that County Manager Dena Diorio recommended Thursday won’t raise property taxes, but also doesn’t fund a 2 percent county raise for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees or a summer literacy initiative championed by Superintendent Ann Clark.
The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees voted 10-3 Thursday to rename Saunders Hall “Carolina Hall,” stripping the name of William Saunders, a UNC graduate and trustee who was purported to be a member of the Ku Klux Klan in the 19th Century.
Our garbage and recycling bins are located in a hard-to-reach area one level below our deck, so my husband Jerry came up with a great solution. He put a little hole in the lid of each bin and threaded a metal hook through the hole.