More than 700 realtors and other volunteers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership worked at 26 sites in two counties, including nine homes on Double Oaks Rd. in Charlotte, helping homeowners with critical exterior repairs and safety modifications during the Realtors Care Day event Friday.
Diedra LairdThe Charlotte Observer
Realtors Care Day
Will Graham, Billy Graham's grandson, on his grandfather's love of baseball
Scenes from the Charlotte Uprising candlelight vigil
Candles are lit at Charlotte Uprising vigil
Beginning of Charlotte Uprising vigil
Gastonia's Confederate monument: 'Heritage' or 'shameful history'?
Rayquan Borum enters plea in Justin Carr's fatal shooting
Hundreds line up for last batch of solar eclipse glasses
Dec Lee flies into new role at American Airlines Charlotte hub
NC members of KKK speak out
Massive sinkhole closes north Charlotte Road
Ric Flair gets keys to the City of Columbia
Ric Flair visits children in Columbia cancer hospital
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.
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.