World War II veteran E.B. Wallace made a D-Day jump in France and then another in Holland. And he also fought his way through the Battle of the Bulge into Germany to help capture Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest mountain retreat. He died Friday in Waxhaw at 95.
Cheryl Thomas, former admissions director of the UNC-Chapel Hill graduate school, said she was asked repeatedly to admit athletes who hadn’t applied on time, hadn’t taken the GRE or didn’t have sufficient grades. The athletes had eligibility remaining but had finished undergraduate degrees.
The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain advisory for early Sunday in the Charlotte area, although less than 0.1 of an inch of new ice accumulation was expected before the precipitation was forecast to become rain by 10 a.m.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police searched on Saturday for a man who has high functioning autism and went missing from his home in the 2000 block of Aberglen Drive, near Mallard Creek Road in north Charlotte.