Marriage

Local News
8:40 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Mecklenburg County Issues First Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Joey Hewell and Scott Lindsley got married outside the Register of Deed's office on Monday morning.
Tasnim Shamma

The Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds issued its first marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Monday morning. About a dozen couples lined up before the office opened at 8 o'clock. This comes after a federal judge in Asheville ruled on Friday the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.


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Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Modern Dating

Mike with Megan Henshall, Emily Maynard and Dr. Darshana Hawks
Alexia Gyorody

Dating in 2013 is no cake walk. Everyone is busier and more ambitious than we have perhaps ever been. More women are obtaining higher levels of education than ever before. There are many more single parents in today’s society. Many individuals put off marriage until much later, if not completely opt out of it. And kids? Well, some folks are content with just their partner and pets rather than little rascals running around. There are websites, television shows, books, self-help guides, experts and many more resources that aim to help the singles of the world find ‘true love.’ But are those resources really helping us? How exactly has dating changed in the past few decades? A conversation about dating, when Charlotte Talks.

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