Charlotte’s Thanksgiving parade celebrates 76 years

Charlotte’s Thanksgiving parade is celebrating its 76th year this season.  Since its beginning in 1947, the parade has seen many faces and performances.  This year, the Novant Health Thanksgiving Eve Parade will feature several high school and community marching bands, 18 floats, dance performances and more.  Contemporary Gospel Singer Karen Poole and Grammy-nominated R&B trio

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Two dead in helicopter crash in south Charlotte

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene of a helicopter crash off I-77 near Tyvola and Nations Ford Road, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Three other patients were transported to the hospital. CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings commended the pilot’s efforts in diverting the helicopter away from traffic. “That’s certainly a heroic act and probably saved lives,”

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From scrap to art – Q City Metro

Davita Galloway created her latest art collection, “For Colored Girls,” while unwinding. “I wanted to inform women of how beautiful and rich our unique characteristics are,” she said. “Each piece is different and remarkable on its own.” “For Colored Girls” is a mixed-media portrait collection that will debut at the Dupp&Swat studio on Nov. 26 in time for

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