Tuesday May 14
A legislative bill that establishes a North Carolina Public Charter School Board, removing most charter-school oversight from the State Board of Education, could have a negative impact on both the original intent for charter schools in this state and the funding of conventional public schools.
Asheville arts news and events
Parkway Playhouse's world premiere production of "Spirited Recollections: A Personal History of Burnsville" has its final performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at the Burnsville theater, 202 Green Mountain Drive.
Loan bill could spring debt trap on many in NC
The Commerce Committee approved Tuesday a measure that consumer advocates say would cost North Carolinians at least $50 million to $70 million a year in additional interest.
The Charlotte Observer
Missing Charlotte 65-year-old found dead in Tenn.
A missing 65-year-old Charlotte man last seen a week ago was found dead in Tennessee Friday, his step-daughter said.
S.U. Drama's "Violet": A Musical Treat
For its final production of the season, the Syracuse University Department of Drama has produced a very different, interesting musical, adapted from a short story by Doris Betts.