Please Don't Say "Happy Memorial Day"

I grew up around this area and if you did too, you may remember that this upcoming holiday used to be referred to as "Confederate Memorial Day". Every year my elementary school class would walk from the school to downtown Concord and lay flowers at the base of the Confederate Memorial located in front of…

Race Week(s) in Charlotte

It's here! Two exciting weeks of NASCAR in Charlotte. With the loss of superstars from the sport over the last few years, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and most recently, Dale Jr., and the rumored sale of NASCAR by the France family, just how much trouble is the sport in?

Golf- "A Good Walk Spoiled"- Mark Twain

Around the Carolina's, Golf is pretty much a year round sport. When we get to Spring though, golfing fever hits as The Master's fuels everyone's desire to hit the links. When Mark Twain called Golf, "a good walk spoiled", he's not far off in referring to my game. I'm truly a horrible golfer but have…

Mother's Day Thoughts

This Sunday. May 13th is Mother's Day and almost everyone will gather round with Mom and family, or just other family if Mom has passed and it will be a day of celebration and remembrance, as it should be. Some of us, however, have a tougher time with Mother's Day. Are you one?

Remembering A Charlotte TV-Radio Pioneer

When I was 8 years old, I first saw "Kilgo's Kanteen" on Channel 9 on a Saturday afternoon because my older cousin was scheduled to be on and we just had to gather round to see a family member on television. That was BIG in 1962. The host of "Kilgo's Kanteen", Jimmy Kilgo passed yesterday…

Leaderboard for Wells Fargo Championship At Quail Hollow Club

It's a BIG week for Charlotte as The Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club returns. The nation's eyes are on Charlotte again in a big way as this stop on the PGA Tour always pleases audiences and golfers alike. How's your favorite golfer doing? How's Tiger doing? Click HERE FOR THE LEADERBOARD!

Jimmy Buffet Show Set for Friday @ PNC Music Pavilion

The show was originally scheduled for April 7th at PNC Music Pavilion. It was re-scheduled because of the bad weather forecast for the original show date. It seems that Parrot Heads like to party outdoors and PNC made the right call. April 7th was a nasty day.