A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released August 14 says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses.
Rory Sheriff of Brand New Sheriff Productions, the only Charlotte producer with a year-long schedule of African-American theater, talks about his first play "Be A Lion," and the production of "Eclipsed," by Danai Gurira
Carolina Panthers special teams coordinator Chase Blackburn and assistant special teams coach Heath Farwell are both former linebackers who are bringing energy and attention to detail to work every day.
The Carolina Panthers host the Miami Dolphins in their second NFL preseason game. The Observer's Jourdan Rodrigue says these three Panthers players are likely to be the ones to watch during Friday night's game.
Hester Ford will celebrate her 113th birthday on Aug. 15. However, recently discovered census data indicates that Hester Ford, who was born Hester McCardell, might have been born in 1904, making her 114-years-old.
Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon, the first African-American woman to be ordained in the Presbyterian Church in the US, was remembered as a trailblazer, an educator, a giant slayer, and a compassionate human being who touched people all over the world.
Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith partnered with Academy Sports + Outdoors to help 800 local students prepare for the new school year by donating backpacks filled with supplies to Salvation Army Boys & Girls of greater Charlotte.