Charlotte

Taste of the Nation Charlotte drew several hundred people to the annual fundraiser at the Atrium Uptown. Dozens of area restaurants participated. Eighty percent of the proceeds go to Culinary School of the Arts and SEcond Harvest Food Bank.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg NAACP will host its first Candidate Forum for Mecklenburg County Commission in conjunction with the General Body meeting today Monday, April 19th, 2010 at Little Rock AME Zion Church. The regular meeting begins at 5:30 PM followed by the forum from 6-8 PM.

On Saturday, Charlotte Style Magazine honored the 25 most stylish people in Charlotte. The event at the Ballantyne Hotel featured a fashion show and was a fundraiser for the American Heart Association.

The Who's Who of Black Charlotte attended the JCSU 2nd Annual Arch of Triumph Gala at the Charlotte Convention Center on Saturday. Attendees included the Gantts, Rep. Mel Watt, Urban League president Patrick Graham and numerous elected officials and city leaders.

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The remaining tenants at beleaguered Eastland Mall in Charlotte have been told to get out by June 30 by the landlord, who says that the mall is headed for closure.

Bob Warzel had what he thought was a successful kidney transplant a year ago at UNC Hospitals. Two weeks later, he learned that the gift contained a hidden surprise - cancer.

Girl Talk's Prom Project heads south to Rock Hill today. Girls will be able to choose prom dresses and learn about etiquette during the event at Winthrop University from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. today.

For several weeks, officials at the Quail Hollow Championship had a contingency plan in place should Tiger Woods decide to play the Charlotte event. Those plans went into action Thursday when Woods committed to play the April 26-May 2 event at the Quail Hollow Club.

Bishop L. Spenser Smith gets you ready for love every Wednesday at 3:10PM.  Today he shares some springtime tips for the men. Take a listen!

The Fly Jock Tom Joyner stopped at the Wal-Mart SuperCenter on South Tryon Street in Charlotte yesterday to help spread awareness about the U.S. Census. His stop was part of a 14-city bus tour that he and the rest of the Tom Joyner Morning Show are making to cities across the country to encourage people to be counted in the 2010 Census.

Check out this trailer of BLESSED & CURSED, the Brand new movie starring Gospel star, Deitrick Haddon.