The Charlotte Observer

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Charlotte Wins Democratic National Convention

    Mayor Francis Slay says St. Louis must get off the mat, try again for 2016. ‚ÄčIt's official. St. Louis has lost its bid for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. This morning Michelle Obama emailed members of the Democratic National Committee informing them of the decision to host the convention ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 4.12

    McCormick, the world's largest herb and spice company, is investing in research to find the health benefits of their products. "The basic question we're looking at is whether herbs and spices at culinary levels have health benefits," said Guy Johnson, executive director for McCormick's Science in ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 9, 2000

    Born Again?

    Tammy Faye Bakker's back, but don't be afraid this time

  • News

    November 10, 1999


    Entertaining an idea for the St. Louis Blues and the Kiel Opera House; dreaming of an ex-Mayor Harmon; fanning the millennial flames at Channel 4; chanting "We're No. 35! We're No. 35" at the Post-Dispatch

  • News

    October 6, 1999

    Billy Club

    A simple, happy message helped him become the nation's favorite preacher. Thanks to a Popsicle-slick PR machine and a talent for dodging tough questions, we've forgotten what Billy Graham is really all about.