Featured by Bruce Henderson, The Charlotte Observer
The Army general who led the US ground invasion of Grenada has died
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Jack Brodie Farris Jr., who led ground forces in the U.S. invasion of Grenada in 1983, died in his native Charlotte, North Carolina on Dec. 14 after a long illness. He was 84
A pioneering World War II veteran died alone. Now she’ll get a hero’s farewell
In her 97 years, Bertha Dupre served in World War II, rode the rails for Amtrak and, in her 80s, became a full-time student at UNC Charlotte. But she died alone in December, with no family left to claim her body
A World War II Bomber Lies Deep In A North Carolina Lake. The Pilot’s Bride Witnessed The Crash
Firsthand memories are fading fast. But even newcomers to the leafy shores of Badin Lake, about an hour northeast of...