[singlepic=166,220,140,,center]That’s what an Elon University poll found as reported by the Charlotte Business Journal. Further, 79 percent feel domestic oil and gas should be kept at home. Those aren’t surprising numbers; what is surprising is that Congress has still not passed domestic oil drilling legislation.
[singlepic=165,200,120,,left]Lebanon Road Elementary is one of several Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools wishing for “whirled” peace today. Students made pinwheels to express their feelings on world events as part of Pinwheels for Peace events today and tomorrow. The pinwheels are part of International Peace Day, held September 21 every year.
[singlepic=164,320,240,,center]Tom Beaver of Locust grew this big sweet potato and others that won ribbons at the Stanly County Fair this year. His secret?
“My wife did all the work. We only use a tiller and grass cuttings. It’s like an Easter egg hunt every time you go out. You don’t know what you’ll find.”
Beaver said they planted three times this year before anything took but when it did, it was a bumper crop.
Photo by Joyce Lavene
There’s Republican Elizabeth Dole and Democrat Kay Hagen running for the senate. But there’s also a third candidate, Christopher Cole of Huntersville. Read a Libertarian’s view on the current economic crisis:
Leaning left this political season? A group is gathering at Jimmies Restaurant in Mint Hill next weekend and will organize a day of knocking on doors for Barack Obama. Their goal is 100,000 knocks.
This is our time and THIS is our moment. It’s time for a CHANGE–and this is the weekend that will bring us a WIN in November! We need YOU. Please tell your friends, come out, and HAVE FUN knocking for CHANGE!!
Obama speaks today in Charlotte.
Markel Moore rushed 24 times for 128 yards and two touchdowns Friday as the Butler Bulldogs remain perfect with a 34-12 win over West Charlotte. Hawatha Bell and Jawaun Edwards rushed for two touchdowns a piece as the Bulldogs beat the Lions for the first time in school history.
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Photo: Mark Sward swardpics.com