Now owned by Rick Joyner’s MorningStar Ministries, the heart of the property that was once home to Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker and PTL in Fort Mill, S.C., is a Christian hub again. Bakker once imagined the property, located near Charlotte, as a Christian theme park.
Roma McCormick moved from Delaware in 1981 to Heritage USA because she was inspired by Jim and Tammy Bakker. Now in her early 70s, she still recalls the fun of being at Heritage USA at its peak. She and her son lived for a time on the PTL campgrounds. She sang in the choir and volunteered to work the prayer phone lines.
In case actor Will Ferrell is ever in need of help finding more cowbell for a musical compostion with Christopher Walken, the Creighton University pep band has the fellow to assist. The band provided the background music for the school's Bluejays basketball team as they practiced for first round action in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament to be played on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC.
UNC Tar Heels senior Theo Pinson is an integral part of the team and one of the team's most unique in recent history. Pinson provides assists, rebounds and steals for the team in search of their third straight Final Four. The Tar Heels will be playing in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Spectrum Center on Friday, March 16, 2018 against Lipscomb.
The chain’s CEO said the plan is to liquidate all U.S. stores, and likely those in Australia, France, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Stores in Canada, central Europe and Japan would remain open for potential buyers for those assets.
CATS CEO John M. Lewis is looking ahead to the next three lines in the system's light rail lines. Lewis is wanting to build the next three lines at the same time, in hopes of keeping the schedule of 5 light rail lines by the year 2020
Charlotte-area students, including these at Independence High School, joined thousands across America in walking out of school at 10 a.m. to mourn the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High shooting and demand safer schools.
Ever since ABC revealed that his “American Idol” audition would be featured on the show this season, 19-year-old Johnny White has been getting the celebrity treatment from the denizens Hickory, a small, blue-collar city an hour northwest of Charlotte.