Constitutional Rights

CHARLOTTE - Do we have Constitutional rights?  Does the term imply that our governing document is the source of those rights?  Our founding document,...

Wentworth Cheswell

CHARLOTTE - “Listen, my children, and you shall hear; Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere…” Although Henry Longfellow’s 1860 poem has aided our...

John Wise

CHARLOTTE - In his 1953 book, “Seedtime of the Republic”, Cornell University Professor Clinton Rossiter lists six individuals that he considered to be the...

Independence Day

CHARLOTTE - On America’s 61st birthday, our 6th President, John Quincey Adams began his commemorative speech with rhetorical questions:“Why is it friends and fellow...

John Quincy Adams

CHARLOTTE - “Duty is ours’, results are God’s” – with that phrase, America’s sixth President answered a question posed by a reporter: why did...

North Carolina Education

CHARLOTTE - Section 1 of Article IX of the North Carolina Constitution titled “Education” reads:  “Religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools, libraries, and the means of education shall forever be encouraged.”Obviously, it was presumed that religion and morality were...

Patrick Henry

CHARLOTTE - “Give me liberty of give me death!”  Many may recognize these immortal words from March of 1775.  Even a brief review of...

The First Inauguration

CHARLOTTE - Although perfectly content to spend the rest of his years at Mount Vernon with his dearest, Martha.  George Washington answered the call...

Thomas McKean

CHARLOTTE - Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas McKean was one of America’s leading legal authorities who co-authored the 1792 Commentary on the...

Benjamin Franklin

CHARLOTTE - “The body of Benjamin Franklin, printer, like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, stripped of its lettering and...

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Pink Out Waxhaw (POW) A Success

WAXHAW, NC - On Saturday, October 2, Waxhaw Tap House and Moss & Black Salon teamed up to Pink Out Waxhaw (POW)!  This event...

Second Chance Boutique Now Open In Indian Trail

INDIAN TRAIL, NC – On Wednesday October 7, Turning Point opened their newest Second Chance Boutique in Indian Land.  Joining the other stores in...

Give “Bright Blessings”

CHARLOTTE - This is a revised version of the Bright Blessings story previously printed. These programs have been developed and work together in such...

Making A Difference In A Hurting World

CHARLOTTE - In a world where people seem to be hurting in so many different ways, people often wonder, “What can I do to...

Waxhaw Fire Department Open House

WAXHAW, NC - On Sunday, October 3, 2021, the Waxhaw Fire Department opened their doors to the community for an Open House.  Featuring hose...