The nation is still up in arms after 14 girls have been pronounced missing in Washington, D.C. within 24 hours. D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announced on Friday that the city will dedicate more resources including a task force to help find missing youth in the District. According to The Washington Post, Bowser will increase the number of […]

Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles announced today that she was running for Mayor of Charlotte in the 2017 election. Lyles said the city needs strong leadership to negotiate the challenges facing Charlotte from the impasse with state legislators in Raleigh to tackling the challenges of affordable housing and job opportunities for working class residents. “I’m […]

Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat,

Republican voters have chosen Edwin Peacock to represent them in the general election in November. However, Democratic voters will vote in a runoff to decide which candidate will represent them in the run to be Charlotte’s next mayor. Last night Jennifer Roberts pulled in 36 percent of the vote, 4 percent short of the 40 percent […]

Sentencing underway today for former Charlotte mayor, Patrick Cannon. Cannon arrived at the courthouse this morning and at this time sentencing has been underway for over two hours. Stay tuned to Praise 100.9 and 92.7 for updates as they develop. Join us in praying for him, his family and the City of Charlotte.

  Charlotte has named North Carolina State Sen. Dan Clodfelter mayor , replacing Patrick Cannon. Cannon resigned about two weeks ago, following his arrest on federal corruption chages. Clodfelter, was chosen by the City Council over former Council member James “Smuggie” Mitchell. Aswearing-in ceremony is planned for Wednesday.   Read more here:  

The votes are in and Charlotte has a new Mayor, Radio One’s very own Patrick D. Cannon. Crowds filled the room, at last nights Election watch party, held at the Sheration Hotel. Cannon beat his opponent Edwin Peacook, in a close race by 6 percent. Cannon stated he wanted to now take time off with […]

Congratulations are in order to Radio One’s own Patrick Cannon as he wins the Charlotte city mayoral race over Republican Edwin Peacock. With a little over 53% of the vote, Cannon, a Charlotte native was introduced to an elated watch party crowd by the city’s first African American mayor, Democrat Harvey Gantt, and stated that […]

Today is the day. Charlotte voters head to the polls to pick the city’s next Mayor, and members of City Council. If you have not already placed your ballot please do so. Polls are open in North Carolina from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm. Democrat Patrick Cannon races off against Republican Edwin Peacock in the […]

Charlotte voters head to the polls today to vote for mayoral and city council candidates. Polls close this evening at 7:30. No voter IDs needed until 2016. For questions or to report problems call the Mecklenburg County Elections Board 704-336-2133

Steve Benjamin, a Columbia attorney, was elected the South Carolina capital's first black mayor this week.

This is an important election for our city. Make sure you plan for the polls tomorrow! Polls will be open Tuesday from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.  For general election information log on to