More than 1,000 volunteers at the Charlotte send-off for the shoe boxes. This year, the program – sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse, a Boone-based Christian charity headed by Graham – is expected to get shoe boxes to 12 million children around the world. About 2.6 million of those boxes will go through the Charlotte processing center.
Thanksgiving is over but Charlotte Douglas International Airport expects its busiest day of the holiday week is still ahead. Sunday will see more than 31,000 travelers at the airport for departing flights, another 100,000 passengers on connecting flights and many more who call Charlotte home, returning from holiday travel. Monday will be a heavy-traffic day, too.
The Siano family makes all of their mozzarellas by hand, working overnight in their office south of uptown Charlotte. They work at night, because it's traditional to have fresh mozzarella ready to go first thing in the morning.
Charlotte attorney Wade Carpenter, mourning the death of friend and fellow attorney Max Diaz, sought healing in the beauty of Namibia in Africa. This video he made shows a fraction of what he saw there.