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Charlotte and North
As the New South snowballs toward further urbanization, it becomes more and more homogeneous with the North -- a tendency which Willard Thorp terms `` Yankeefication '', as evidenced in such cities as Charlotte, Birmingham, and Houston.
Queen Charlotte Sound defines its western side, while to the south lies Tory Channel, which is on the sea route from Wellington in the North Island to Picton.
" bellowed from the nearly 30, 000 Ravens fans that attended the November 21, 2010 away game at the Carolina Panthers ' Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.
* Bonnie Ethel Cone ( 1907 – 2003 ), an American educator best known as the founder of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
The Carolina Panthers are a professional American football team based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Charles Henry Alston was born on November 28, 1907 in Charlotte, North Carolina to Reverend Primus Priss Alston and Anna Elizabeth Miller Alston, and was the youngest of five children.
Category: People from Charlotte, North Carolina
Earnhardt began his professional career at the Winston Cup in 1975, making his debut at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina in the longest race on the Cup circuit, the World 600.
Earnhardt's funeral was held on February 22, 2001 at the Calvary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.
* Two world class roller coasters have been named after Earnhardt ; the Intimidator ( roller coaster ) at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Intimidator 305 located at Kings Dominion in Virginia.
James Knox Polk, the first of ten children, was born on November 2, 1795 in a farmhouse ( possibly a " log " cabin ) in what is now Pineville, North Carolina in Mecklenburg County, just outside Charlotte.
While that relationship lasted only about a year, this time the Bakkers retained the rights to use the initials PTL and traveled east to Charlotte, North Carolina, to begin their own show, The PTL Club.
* 1775 – Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence signed in Charlotte, North Carolina
She was the namesake of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA and the county in which it lies as well as Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
NASCAR's headquarters are located in Daytona Beach, Florida, although it also maintains offices in four North Carolina cities ; Charlotte, Mooresville, Concord, and Conover.
Additionally, owing to its Southern roots, all but a handful of NASCAR teams are still based in North Carolina, especially near Charlotte.
USS Charlotte ( SSN-766 ) | USS Charlotte at the North Pole in 2005
In 2005, the United States Navy submarine USS Charlotte ( SSN-766 ) surfaced through of ice at the North Pole and spent 18 hours there.
In 2004, two years after the Hornets ' relocation to New Orleans, the NBA returned to North Carolina as the Charlotte Bobcats were formed as an expansion team.
* 1997 – The second largest cash robbery in U. S. history occurs at the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Loomis, Fargo and Company.
* Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia and Charlotte, North Carolina
Bearden was born in Charlotte, North Carolina.
* 1974 – Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 crashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, killing 69 passengers and two crew.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Charlotte and Carolina
In 1987, shortly after it was decided that Charlotte would receive an expansion National Basketball Association franchise ( the Charlotte Hornets ), former NFL player Jerry Richardson met with a group of potential backers to discuss the possibility of bringing an NFL expansion team to the Carolina region.
Charlotte was awarded the first franchise – the Carolina Panthers – in October 1993.
By the early 1980s, the Bakkers had built Heritage USA in Fort Mill, South Carolina, ( south of Charlotte ), then the third most successful theme park in the US, and a satellite system to distribute their network 24 hours a day across the country.
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Charlotte and 1996
In 1993, Charlotte Caron's definition of thealogy as " reflection on the divine in feminine and feminist terms " appeared in " To Make and Make Again " ( Russell & Clarkson 1996 ).
His 1996 adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre was a critical success.
During the 1996 off-season, the Lakers acquired 17-year-old Kobe Bryant from the Charlotte Hornets for Vlade Divac ; Bryant was drafted 13th overall out of Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pennsylvania in that years draft, by Charlotte.
In 1996, Gainsbourg starred as the title character in Jane Eyre, a film adaption of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel.
“ Barney ” and Charlotte Barnhart in the 1940s-1950s ; the Williamsburg Focus ( 1960s-1990s ) edited by Dr. Marion Morelli ; the Williamsburg Gap ( 1996 ) and the Williamsburg Focus ( 1990s ).
* Charlotte Pritt-Democratic nominee for Governor ( 1996 ), member of the West Virginia State Senate ( 1989 – 1992 ) and West Virginia House of Delegates ( 1985 – 1988 ).
Samuel West has received seven AudioFile Earphones Awards for his narration: The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham ( 1996 ), Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie ( 1997 ), Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks ( 1999 ), The Way I Found Her by Rose Tremain ( 2000 ), The Swimming Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst ( 2007 ), Faust by Goethe ( 2011 ) and A Shropshire Lad by A. E. Housman ( 2011 ).
She has three daughters with Connick: Georgia Tatom ( born April 17, 1996 ), Sarah Kate ( September 12, 1997 ), and Charlotte ( born June 26, 2002 ).
They were based at Independence Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina and only played during the 1996 season.
In October 1995 the MILL announced that Charlotte had been awarded an expansion franchise to begin play for the 1996 season.
In her book, Redefining the Subject: Sites of Play in Canadian Women's Writing, Charlotte Sturgess suggests that Brand employs a language — in the short story collection Sans Souci ( 1988 ) and the novel In Another Place, Not Here ( 1996 ), in particular —" through which identity emerges as a mobile, thus discursive, construct.
* Traded by Miami with Matt Geiger, Khalid Reeves and 1996 1st-round pick to Charlotte Hornets for LeRon Ellis, Alonzo Mourning and Pete Myers on November 3, 1995.
960 pages, by Gerard Colby and Charlotte Dennett, ISBN 0-06-016764-5 ; HarperCollins: Janice Temple, 1996, Paperback.
Charleston Battery became the league's second champions in this year, beating the Charlotte Eagles in a penalty shootout in the 1996 USISL Pro League championship game.
* 1996: Charleston Battery 3-2 ( SO ) Charlotte Eagles
* 2: Charleston Battery ( 1996, 2010 ); Charlotte Eagles ( 2000, 2005 ); Long Island Rough Riders ( 1995, 2002 ); Utah Blitzz ( 2001, 2004 ); Richmond Kickers ( 2006, 2009 )
In the late part of her career, Scotto took on the roles of Fedora ( Barcelona, 1988 ), Charlotte in Massenet's Werther, the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier ( Charleston Spoleto Festival, 1995 and Catania ), Kundry in Parsifal ( Schwerin, 1995 ), Elle in La Voix Humaine ( Florence, 1993 ; Amsterdam and Barcelona, 1996 ; Torino, 1999 ), Marie in The Medium ( Torino, 1999 ) and Klytemnestra in Elektra ( Baltimore, 2000 and Sevilla, 2002 ).
The Coliseum hosted the 1994 Men's Final Four and the 1996 Women's Final Four ( both jointly hosted by Davidson College and UNC Charlotte ), in addition to many NCAA Tournament regionals, sub-regionals, eight ACC men's basketball tournaments and the 1989 Sun Belt Conference men ’ s basketball tournament.
After briefly returning to Charlotte, North Carolina, where he helped found the investment bank Carousel Capital, Bowles was appointed Clinton's Chief of Staff in December 1996.
He served as the 52nd Mayor of the City of Charlotte from 1991 – 1995, and ran unsuccessfully for Governor of North Carolina in 1996, 2000, and 2004.
The Battery won the PDSL championship in 1996, defeating the Charlotte Eagles 3 – 2 and the A-League championship in 2003, defeating the Minnesota Thunder 3 – 0 to win the title.
* Nick Vitucci, March 6, 1996, Charlotte Checkers versus Louisville Riverfrogs ( Vitucci is the only goalie to be credited with a goal on a guarded net )

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