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Nearly three-dozen people will needed to be tested after a former high school student in Charlotte tested positive for Tuberculosis (TB). According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg school officials, a formerMore >>
Nearly three-dozen people will needed to be tested after a former high school student in Charlotte tested positive for Tuberculosis (TB).More >>
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One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
Multiple families gathered today in honor of Black History month to remember and celebrate their families heritage.
The gathering was at CN Jenkins Presbyterian Church in Charlotte this morning.
Of those in attendance was Ruth Sloane who shared some of her families relics and photos with the attendees.
Ms. Sloane had a photo of her great, great, great grandmother who was a slave, also displayed was a cast iron pot that her family used during those times to cook there food.
The exhibit had a greater importance to Ms. Sloane who's daughter Aisha Dew is the first African American to be the Chair of the Democratic Party of Mecklenburg County, Sloane said,"To go from slavery to freedom, that is what the exhibit does."
Other families brought enlistment papers, archival photos and memorabilia as all participants shared their individual families Black History.