Sam Jones, a part of a six-generation BBQ family, opens his own place in Winterville, N.C. He pays homage to his family's restaurant, The Skylight Inn, but brings the old traditions into a more modern setting.
Sam Jones BBQ: a family tradition
A taste of Charlotte airport food
CharlotteFive: The cocktails you want to be drinking right now
Highlights from the Richland-Southridge game, and Bombers DL Geoffrey Robinson talks about his fumble return for a touchdown.
Mallard Creek gains momentum with win against Vance, but its coach expects even more
Need vs. trust: Debate on CMS bonds
Vast wine collection of alleged Ponzi schemer, Rick Siskey, auctioned off
Kids with cancer turn into super heroes wearing new hospital gowns
Pedestrian killed on North Tryon
What Panthers' Thomas Davis expects from ex-teammate A.J. Klein, now with Saints
Austin Duke rejoins the Panthers: 'It's just the beginning'
Panthers DB James Bradberry's take on the Saints: Every divisional game is tough
Nathan Howey, chef at the 1897 Market, cooked some BBQ shrimp and grits while sushi cooks at First in Flight Bar whipped up some delicacies like mango tango rolls for passing travelers and visitors to Beaudevin could find Scottish salmon sandwiches. Video by John D. Simmons
The Vance High Cougars hosted the Mallard Creek Mavericks in prep football action on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. The Cougars "All Gas No Brakes" theme was disrupted by a rushing and pounding Mavericks defense. The Mavericks defeated the Cougars 27-13.
Rick Siskey, who allegedly operated a Ponzi scheme that took money from investors he worked
with for years, collected a large assortment of world-class wines that are being auctioned off at
Leland Little Auctions in Hillsborough, N.C this Friday and Saturday.
Hemby Children's Hospital with the help of Dunkin' Donuts Joy in Childhood Foundation and St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital revealed colorful gowns with a lightning bolt on the chest for future patients with pediatric cancer as they go through treatment. The Joy in Childhood Foundation’s three-year, $1.5 million commitment to Starlight Children’s Foundation funds the Starlight Brave Gowns. The kids were treated to donuts and had their faces painted by Ashley Hamm of Hamm It Up Face Painting.
On November 7, voters will be asked to weigh in on a $922 million bond package for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. This package calls for ten completely new schools, brand new buildings to replace seven aging schools and renovations or expansions at twelve more. It's important for students and teachers who are coping with crowded or outdated schools now.