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Faces of Hope mural celebrates church's neighbors without homes

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Charlotte couple reunited after 60+ years apart

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A love story 60+ years in the making

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Jail visitation by video "is more secure"

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NC boy's gravestone repossessed by minister after family didn't pay the full bill

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Spectrum to drop BET, CMT, MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central?

  • Steven Furtick, Elevation Church rock Outcry 2017 concert

    The Outcry Tour 2017 stopped at Bojangles' Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C. with Elevation Worship performing a rocking five-song set and Pastor Steven Furtick delivering a 30-minute sermon.

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‘The only white kid in the black Gospel choir’ presides over more diverse Elevation

African-Americans now make up about a third of the weekly attendees at Charlotte’s Elevation Church led by Pastor Steven Furtick.

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Why 'thoughts and prayers' is starting to sound so profane

It's become a sort of twisted American ritual: A lone white male shooter opens fire on a crowd of people. Americans cry out for someone to do something and are met with shoulder shrugs, mumblings about "the price of freedom" and assurances that the people elected to protect them are sending their "thoughts and prayers."

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Jews celebrate New Year, start of High Holy Days at Temple Beth El in Charlotte

Jews in Charlotte continued their celebration of Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year – on Thursday.
Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@thecharlotteobserver
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Jews celebrate New Year, start of High Holy Days at Temple Beth El in Charlotte

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