Former sharecroppers bought the home near property they once picked cotton from
Their parents raised 10 children on meager sharecroppers' wages. Now the family has bought and is refurbishing the home across Pea Ridge Highway in Jonesville, S.C., from where they grew up. They want it to be a place where they can rest.
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
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.
Half of the top 10 nonprofit pay packages in the Triangle belong to Duke University officials, with coach Mike Krzyzewski leading the way, according to a review of tax return data by The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer.
Addressing the great need for teachers in Mecklenburg County, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools' teacher residency program provides the opportunity for adults of any age without education degrees to follow their passion and get in the classroom.
Former UNC President C.D. Spangler Jr. has died, the university system announced Monday. He was 86. The Charlotte businessman and billionaire led the public university system in North Carolina for 11 years, from 1986 to 1997. (No Audio)
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