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Telling Your Story: a Call for Personal Essays

by Randell Jones Everybody loves a good story; everybody has a story to tell. Some folks just need the right opportunity and perhaps a little encouragement to share it. That is the mission of the Personal Essay Publishing Project, a chance for both new and experienced writers to craft a story from their own lives […]

This Day in NC History

As any good Charlottean knows, today is Meck Dec Day, when Mecklenburg County celebrates its pivotal – if unproven – role in America’s independence.  The Charlotte Observer reports that some Charlotteans have unveiled plans for a Charlotte Liberty Walk, a high-tech tour of places in Uptown Charlotte that used to be Revolutionary sites. Even if […]