The 351-member Steele Creek Presbyterian Church voted to sell its old manse property to Charlotte Douglas International Airport and to explore possible future mergers with one of the other Presbyterian churches in the Steele Creek area. Any merger would likely mean selling its land to nearby Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, founded when North Carolina was still a British colony, is the second oldest house of worship in Mecklenburg County.
Mark Zuckerberg released video on May 18 of the moment when he learned he had been accepted into Harvard University, where he would later develop and found Facebook. His father filmed the moment, and Zuckerberg said he released the video ahead of his return to Harvard to receive his honorary degree.
Fun was had by all on the dance floor at the annual CMS Exceptional Children Prom held at Butler High School The event is for CMS high school students who have disabilities. About 300 students from 19 high schools attended. Students enjoyed food and dancing with music from a live DJ.
North Carolina's public schools are failing to help thousands of low-income children who have shown they are smart enough to handle advanced work. A Charlotte Observer/(Raleigh) News & Observer investigation scours seven years of data and finds troubling trends.
NASCAR driver Aric Almirola was determined to keep his promise to Devin on Wednesday by walking him down the runway during the Catwalk for a cause event at Statesville Municipal Airport. Almirola suffered a compression fracture of the vertebra when he was involved in a fiery crash during last weekend's Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway.
The Black Political Caucus hosted a mayoral debate on Thursday evening at Reeder Memorial Baptist Church. Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles and state Sen. Joel Ford spoke about several topics to a full house of voters.