Rev. Billy Graham's grandson, Will Graham, also an evangelist, spoke about Graham's love of his hometown and of baseball just before Sunday's 5:05 p.m. game between the Knights and the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. 98-year-old evangelist Billy Graham was honored Sunday during the Charlotte Knights' "Faith and Family Night." Charlotte-born Graham's first career aspiration was to be a Major League baseball player.
Conservative activists are defending their "Free Speech Rally" in Boston on Saturday, saying it was organized to simply defend the freedom of speech and that the rally had been planned months in advance, despite it falling a week after a Virginia demonstration of white nationalists turned deadly. Organizers of the "Free Speech Rally" have publicly distanced themselves from the neo-Nazis and white supremacists who fomented violence in Charlottesville on Aug. 12.
Gastonia’s stone Rebel stands calm over MLK Way. But ground beneath him is shifting. Gastonia’s Confederate monument, one of dozens standing quietly on NC public property, inspires loyalty even as people question its message.
Borum, the man accused of fatally shooting Justin Carr, a bystander, during last fall's uptown riots entered a plea of not guilty in the shooting. Borum appeared during the afternoon session and was represented by defense attorney, Terry Sherrill.
Lee, the new head of American Airlines' hub in Charlotte, says employees are the front line when dealing with customers. He started his role several months ago, after longtime American executive Terri Pope retired.
During a press conference about infrastructure held at Trump Tower on Aug. 15, President Donald Trump said that “both sides,” including the “alt-left” were to blame for the violent rally in Charlottesville, VA.
The leader of a North Carolina based group associated with the Ku Klux Klan left this voice mail saying he is glad that a woman died while taking part in a protest in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. Heather Heyer was killed when James Allen Fields Jr. allegedly drove a car into a crowd of protesters at high speed, then fled the scene by backing up. Nineteen other people were injured.
The sink hole opened on Mallard Creek Road near Johnston Oehler Road, stretching across both lanes of Mallard Creek Road. A truck driver hit the sink hole and went to the hospital with unknown injuries, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say.
Video: A ladder and strong rope were used to swiftly pull a Confederate statue to the ground during an ‘Emergency Durham Protest’ at the old Durham County Courthouse in response to the violent protests Saturday in Charlottesville, on Monday, Aug. 14.