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Theoden Janes

Should Hornets guard be an All-Star... or a movie star?

In an effort to get him to the NBA All-Star Game, the Charlotte Hornets put guard Kemba Walker in a cowboy hat, a duster coat and a longhorn belt buckle and are now featuring him in a so-intentionally-bad-it’s-good marketing campaign that parodies Chuck Norris’s “Walker, Texas Ranger.”

Everyday Angels

Two StoneCrest angels offer comfort – and a ride to the hospital

I had dropped my wife off the Target store in StoneCrest to do some shopping. I parked the car and, after a while, I decided to go into the store to find her. As I stepped out of the car, I felt a wave rush over me and became totally disoriented. The next thing I knew, I was lying on the ground and hearing people asking if I was OK. I had passed out.

Theoden Janes

Nash Grier conquered social media. But can he win over Hollywood?

Mooresville native Nash Grier has been a social-media titan for a good chunk of his teens, now boasting 9.7 million followers on Instagram, 5.75 million on Twitter and 3.6 million on Facebook. This week, he’ll make the biggest departure to date from his goofy stair-diving days when he appears in a violent, streaming-video-app series called “The Deleted.”

Everyday Angels

Her brakes failed, but an angel was watching

Finally, after keeping cars for years at a time (yet all along desiring a small SUV), I purchased a new 2016 SUV in September. One week after driving off the lot, I enjoyed a wonderful day with my oldest granddaughter – taking her in my new car to a festival and then a cookout.

Videos

Fly Ty and Jacinda Jacobs on togetherness

Couple cherishes working together and serving together
David T. Foster III The Charlotte Observer
Fly Ty and Jacinda Jacobs on togetherness 1:41

Fly Ty and Jacinda Jacobs on togetherness

Marble the cat reunited with family 1:38

Marble the cat reunited with family

Theoden Janes tries out Blackbeard’s Revenge at Carowinds 2:03

Theoden Janes tries out Blackbeard’s Revenge at Carowinds

Kimberly Harris talks about son, Caleb's, heart 2:27

Kimberly Harris talks about son, Caleb's, heart