April 30, 2014 10:00
I’m sure most people reading this don’t need me to tell them there’s an election taking place. You see the yard signs scattered all over the place, endure the television commercials trying to pull you this way or that, or hang up the phone when you realize that NASCAR driver isn’t really on the phone with you, he just made a recording for somebody....
April 23, 2014 10:44
When localizing national news stories, it is recommended that a reporter find an angle that makes it easy for an audience to relate to a story. This week I wrote about Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In a perfect world, I would have sat down with somebody who has been a victim of sexual assault, and we would have gently discussed his or her story....
April 16, 2014 10:27
George Battle and Curtis Osborne are Charlotte-area lawyers, both with an athletic cut and a professional demeanor. The two struggle to stand out in the political arena, however, with Battle running on his record as the attorney for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and Osborne on his career fighting for people who have been taken advantage of....
April 9, 2014 10:17
What I read was nothing short of shocking. Staff members using chemical injections of powerful anti-psychotic medication on children. Improper use of physical restraints. Housing children on unlicensed wings of the facility, which one health inspector described as unfit for a dog....
April 2, 2014 10:31
When I was a little girl, I fell in love with a man that promised me diamonds every spring. I didn’t know it then, but it was the kind of love that lasts forever. It was the kind of love that you don’t even know you are in until you can’t get out of it....
March 26, 2014 09:52
It wasn’t quite as epic as Howard Roark’s speech toward the end of Ayn Rand’s seminal novel, The Fountainhead, but when construction magnate John Lomax put the bloggers on one side and the “people trying to do good things” on the other you could tell a point was at hand....
March 5, 2014 10:19
Black History should be everyday history. It’s something that needs to be taught everyday so that our children can pass it to their children. History books in school only teach but so much, and who’s to say that they’re accurate? Only we as African-Americans know that history in its entirety....
Feb. 26, 2014 09:45
Well, North Carolina, how did we find ourselves here? I remember watching news about the 2003 gubernatorial recall election in California, and thinking how surreal it was to see Arnold Schwarzenegger — a celebrity then known for killing aliens and......
Feb. 19, 2014 10:05
Destiny: the plans your mind longs for with hope and ambition. The pathway you expect to call your name. Plans… I sigh, acknowledging that they morph into a journey you were not expecting to go on. An engineer becomes a writer, a lawyer becomes a counselor, and a businessman becomes a social worker....

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