As the weather gets warmer, residents all across southern Mecklenburg are flocking to parks. From baseball to lacrosse, running to mountain bike riding, fishing to disc golf, walking or observing wildlife, festivals to movies and concerts on the lawn, you can find it at a park nearby.
Queens Grant High senior Savannah Von Kaenel's play was chosen as one of three winning high school entries in the North Carolina Young Playwrights Festival hosted by the North Carolina Theatre Arts Educators.
Saturday morning cadets (most aged 12-18 years old) from Charlotte's MER NC 111 Search and Rescue squadron placed wreaths at the graves of veterans in Pineville's Crown Memorial Park cemetery. It was part of the National Wreaths Across America event, a day when people across the country placed wreaths in cemeteries nationwide, including Arlington National Cemetery.
On senior night, Darius Johnson, who has served four years as manager of the soccer teams at Providence High School, got to live his dream. He was in the starting lineup for one of the biggest games of the year.
The Rev. Billy Graham passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 at the age of 99. Rev. Graham was a very humble man who preached the gospel throughout the world during a 60-plus year career. On Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 a motorcade departed from Asheville to Charlotte where admirers lined town streets and pulled along the roadside to pay respect to a man who had touched their lives. Family spokesman Mark DeMoss attempted to answer what the Rev. Graham would think about the coming days celebrating his life as America's Pastor.
The Rev. Billy Graham arrived at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Graham who died on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the age of 99 touched many lives. A motorcade including the hearse carrying his body departed Asheville, NC on a 130-mile route to Charlotte. The trip allowed admirers to pay homeage to the native Carolinian who preached the gospel throughout the world.