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10 Years Have Passed Since Jeff Shelton and Sean Clark Were Murdered

In case you missed it, WBTV's Molly Grantham honors Officers Shelton and Clark with this special to the local paper: It’s easy to say – and show – how Charlotte stood strong 10 years ago. Two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers were ambushed by an insane man at Timber Ridge Apartments. Show More Summary

Driver's Ed Teacher Fired For Bullying Student Into Standing For The Pledge Of Allegiance

If you ever wondered why the Chicago is a hot mess sandwich here's a in your face story that the Chicago Tribune posted and tagged as a story about "Bulling". But this news account is far more telling. It gives a very personal look at...Show More Summary

TIMELINE: Wishing a Not-So-Happy Birthday To That Hellish House Bill #2

So today, we decided to give our intern Jasmine a crash course education on that plague that is House Bill 2 by asking her to construct a quick timeline of all the reactions and effects of the law on our state — its people and its economy...Show More Summary

WHOOPS: Corrected Spring Guide Knights Schedule (Promotions Included)

So, this is embarrassing, but it came to our attention this morning that in this week's Spring Guide print edition, we screwed up the Charlotte Knights home schedule royally. And no, that awesome pun won't fix it.…

Support Group Awards Young Educators of Color at Second Community Assembly

Javon Thomas was among more than 200 or so educators attending the second annual Profound Gentlemen community impact assembly last Saturday, March 11, at Sedgefield Middle School  in Charlotte. The organization, founded by CharlotteShow More Summary

Robert Bush speaks out on Trump's proposed cuts to NEA funding

Robert Bush, president of the Charlotte-based Arts & Science Council (ASC), released a statement this morning regarding reports that President Donald Trump's first federal budget proposal would strip all funding from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA). …

Charlotte Roller Girls All-Stars Take Care of Business in Opener

The Charlotte Roller Girls were back at it on Saturday, March 4, for another season opener at the Grady Cole Center. The Charlotte Roller Girls All-Stars took care of business early, taking down the Tallahassee RollerGirls 255-155. The...Show More Summary

Sherrell Dorsey Appears on Phone Wallet Keys Podcast

"Why is everybody wearing these wack khakis?" Less than 10 minutes into this week's episode of the local Phone Wallet Keys Podcast and Sherrell Dorsey, founder of The Plug Daily, is already going in on why her newest venture, #BLKTECHCLT, is needed in Charlotte's tech world.…

VIDEO: The Revolution Got Screen Printed in NoDa on Sunday

Screen print artists set up at Company Shop in NoDa Sunday, making political and other kinds of socially conscious art at "Print | Organize | Protest: Charlotte," part of a nationwide campaign leading up to International Women's Day on March 8. Show More Summary

CIAA Madness Shots Fired Officers Injured

From the local paper: The city’s role as host of the CIAA tournament took a bruising this weekend, when two violent incidents occurred within six hours and just a couple blocks apart from each other. In the first, as many as 100 shots were reportedly fired early Saturday evening in uptown along the 600 block of North Caldwell Street. Show More Summary

How Not To Build Your Business

The age of technology has brought a flood of marketing tools, email, twitter, social media, spam and the obnoxious email blast marketing. CP's in box is overloaded with junk everyday. But look at the effort Garage Door Doctor in Charlotte went to put this email piece together. Show More Summary

'A Day Without Immigrants' Draws More than 7,000 to Charlotte's Marshall Park

Businesses across the city shut down today in protest of recent ICE raids while more than 7,000 people rallied in Uptown to support the immigrant community. CL reporter Jasmin Herrera was there to shoot photos while the crowd marched from Marshall Park to the center of Uptown and back again.

How North Carolina's Justice System Failed Walter "Wes" Scott

The system failed Walter "Wes" Scott and in doing so failed all of us. Walter "Wes" Scott" You should read Mark Washburn's commentary on Wes Scott which is here. Roger Best was a violent habitual felon who should never had been on the streets of Charlotte. Show More Summary

Brandon Kelly Walters - Idiots Among Us Part 2

CP Update. Dozens of people are arrested everyday in Mecklenburg county most are African American and their crimes range from armed robbery to just being drunk on a Saturday night. They come and go their faces a sea of trouble and despair. Show More Summary

Leslie Ray "Popeye" Charping Obituary His Family Gets The Last Laugh OrDo They?

A Houston man died and his family posted a less that kind obituary. Leslie Ray "Popeye" Charping was born in Galveston on November 20, 1942 and passed away January 30, 2017, which was 29 years longer than expected and much longer than he deserved. Show More Summary

ICE and CMPD Putting the Panic Back In Hispanic

Charlotte social media exploded with rumors of a massive undocumented illegal immigrant round up this week. This on top of the shooting of a Mexican immigrant by a CMPD undercover gang taskforce team member two weeks ago, has sanctuary...Show More Summary

Randomness - Navy Calls Signs and Other Drunk Stuff

Oh to have a cool call sign. I mean really cool, like Maverick, Iceman, or Jester, Cool. Actually a certain Paramount Pictures movie killed those call signs and Goose forever. Which makes them really un-cool call signs. Someone asked the other day about Cedar's "call sign" we'll get to that later. Show More Summary

The Carnage On Rea Road Continues Thank You Charlotte Mayor Roberts

To be honest Jennifer Roberts has absolutely zip to do with traffic enforcement or traffic signals in Charlotte. She's far too busy preaching about diversity, inclusion, and protecting the bathroom rights of a dozen transgendered nut birds. Show More Summary

To 'Rise' and March For What Is Theirs

Apache leader and longtime indigenous rights advocate Wendsler Nosie, Sr., will be speaking at an event in Uptown on Friday night to raise awareness for his years-long fight against efforts to build a copper mine on his tribe’s land in southeastern Arizona. Show More Summary

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