HUD Secretary proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies

HUD Secretary proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson wants to triple what some people pay towards their rent. WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Wednesday proposed raising the amount that low-income families are expected to...
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How we see NC’s competitive 9th congressional district | Charlotte Observer

How we see NC’s competitive 9th congressional district | Charlotte Observer

Early voting started Thursday and one of the most-watched races in the nation is being contested in Charlotte and the region. Republican U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger seeks a fourth term representing the 9th District, which runs from southeast Charlotte eastward....
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Tree falls on wagon carrying 50 people at NC zoo park

Tree falls on wagon carrying 50 people at NC zoo park

TROUTMAN, NC — A tree fell on a wagon carrying 50 people at Zootastic Park in Iredell County, county officials said. Iredell County Emergency Communications Supervisor Jody Sherrill said one person with serious injuries was flown by helicopter and two...
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Interluxe to Offer Spectacular Charlotte Estate through Online Auction

Interluxe to Offer Spectacular Charlotte Estate through Online Auction

Custom built in 2008 and extensively updated with brand new construction that has never been occupied, the manor makes a grand impression as soon as you drive through the gates of the 1.5± acre property. Soaring spaces, exquisite millwork and...
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Get more familiar with NC’s Thelonious Monk (before his music stars at Charlotte Jazz Festival)

Get more familiar with NC’s Thelonious Monk (before his music stars at Charlotte Jazz Festival)

In the 95-year history of Time magazine, only five jazz musicians have been portrayed on its cover. Two of them — one in the flesh, one in the spirit — will be present April 13 at Knight Theater. Trumpeter Wynton...
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