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The Beds for Kids organization has provided nearly 13,000 beds and over 117,000 pieces of furniture for families in Charlotte and surrounding communities.  This year, Beds for Kids will celebrate its 10 year anniversary being at the forefront of meeting the needs of families.  At this reading, dozens of families in the Queen City will […]

In stunning fashion, congressional candidate Greensboro-based Alma Adams handily defeated Charlotte frontrunners Malcolm Graham and George Battle in the Democratic primary for former congressman Mel Watts’ vacated seat. She will face Republican challenger and former TV anchor Vince Coakley. Adams won with more than 40 percent of the vote, avoiding a run-off. In other primary […]

President Obama will nominate N.C. Congressman Mel Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency. This agency oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Watt has served the 12th District, which snakes through Charlotte, Greensboro and parts of Winston-Salem since it was created in 1992. Watt serves on the House Financial Services Committee, which oversees housing […]

Mayor Anthony Foxx ended speculation today by announcing that he will not seek re-election this year. Foxx, a Democrat, is serving his second term. He is reportedly a candidate for U.S. Department of Transportation secretary. Foxx has not said what he will do after his term ends. In his three-page statement, Mayor Foxx said, “I […]

Community leaders in the Northwest Corridor flanked by JCSU President Ronald Carter and other school officials declared their support for the streetcar to be extended…

Actress Alfre Woodard joined Rep. Mel Watt, state Sen. Malcolm Graham and Johnson C. Smith University president Ron Carter to announce youth summit at JCSU during the Democratic National Convention. The press conference was supposed to be an announcement for UFuture – A Summit for Innovative Young Thinkers, but it quickly became a call to […]

Actress Alfre Woodard joined Rep. Mel Watt, state Sen. Malcolm Graham and Johnson C. Smith University president Ron Carter to announce youth summit at JCSU…