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  • Operation Christmas Child an annual project for Grace Fellowship in Timonium

    On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, most holiday shoppers had barely scratched the surface of their Christmas lists. Not so for a group of global-minded volunteers, who were busy wrapping and packing presents at Grace Fellowship Church in Timonium....
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  • Wrestling great Ric Flair faces arrest in alimony dispute

    Wrestling great Ric Flair faces arrest in alimony dispute
    A Charlotte, N.C., judge on Tuesday issued an arrest order for Ric Flair, considered by many to be the greatest pro wrestler of all time, for not paying his estranged wife $32,352.51 in spousal support. Flair, whose real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr,...
  • Teel Time: Swofford says ACC likely to change bowl revenue distribution, keep title game in Charlotte

    The ACC likely will alter distribution of its bowl revenue, retain the current divisions and keep its championship football game in Charlotte. Those were the primary takeaways from Commissioner John Swofford’s Sunday news conference at the league&...
  • North Carolina shooting: Police officer charged with manslaughter

    DURHAM, N.C. -- After wrecking his car early Saturday, Jonathan A. Ferrell knocked on a door in a neighborhood in Charlotte. He was apparently seeking help, according to Charlotte police. But the early-morning knock frightened the woman who answered the...
  • Cop kills ex-football player who may have been looking for help

    Cop kills ex-football player who may have been looking for help
    A North Carolina police officer has been charged with voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed an unarmed man who may have been looking for help early Saturday morning, officials said. Local media identified the victim as a former football player...
  • North Carolina takes perilous lurch to the right

    North Carolina is channeling Alabama and South Carolina when it comes to the best economic, social and political model for a U.S. Southern state. For more than half a century, North Carolina has been progressive on education and public investments, and...
  • Toyota engines ride thin line between success and failure in NASCAR

    Toyota engines ride thin line between success and failure in NASCAR
    When he watches a NASCAR race on television, Greg Scott feels his heart sink if smoke suddenly billows from the cars of Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin or some other Toyota drivers. The smoke usually means one of Toyota's engines blew up from the...
  • Fast-rising teenager Sage Karam in the hunt to win Indy Lights Series

    Fast-rising teenager Sage Karam in the hunt to win Indy Lights Series
    If Sage Karam had not won those weekend go-kart races in Charlotte, N.C., as an 8-year-old, he might be getting ready for his final high school football season in Nazareth, Pa. If Karam had not won the Skip Barber School Shootout in Sebring, Fla.,...
  • Power2give raises nearly $90,000 in first 90 days

     Power2give raises nearly $90,000 in first 90 days
    United Arts of Central Florida will announce the results of the first round of its new Power2give online fundraising on Thursday — and the results should make many arts groups happy. In its first 90 days, nearly $90,000 was raised for area...
  • GOP: R.I.P.?

    Some political commentators are dancing on what they believe to be the grave of the Republican Party, claiming that the only way the GOP can have a viable future is for them to behave like Democrats. Last weekend, National Review magazine sponsored a...