james ferguson

The Excelsior Club isn’t just closed for renovations as we reported last month. It seems to be closed permanently. The Charlotte Observer reported that State Rep. Carla Cunningham, who inherited the club from her late husband, foreclosed last week on James Ferguson, a prominent civil rights attorney who bought the club from Pete Cunningham in […]

After a nearly four-hour hearing, Patrick Cannon learned his fate today on public corruption charges. Judge  Frank Whitney sentenced Cannon to 44 months in prison and fined him $10,000. Cannon had already agreed to pay $50,500 in restitution for the money he received in his bribery scheme. He will report to prison at a later […]

In less than 12 hours, I was saturated in Asian and black culture all on a Saturday in the Q.C. My day started on Lake Norman for the annual Charlotte Dragonboat Festival. Dozens of organizations and businesses sponsored boats to participate in the races on the lake. The event was part of the annual Asian […]