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.
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.
Families packed the patio of Plaza Midwood's Common Market Saturday morning to hear drag queen Brandon James read stories to children. James initially requested to host the event at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library in July, but the request was denied. James said he likes to read to children in drag to help promote diversity.
Chase Sapphire card holders enjoy the Chase Cardmember hospitality tent which included a free cooking demonstration by chef Todd English on opening day of the PGA Championship Tournament at Quail Hollow Club, Thursday, August 10, 2017.