Relationships

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.

Lisa Miller

The new Mecklenburg County commission and county staff members haven’t gotten off to a good start.  Improving that rocky relationship was at the top of the agenda of a three day planning session that kicked off Wednesday.

Commissioners and County Manager Harry Jones are locked in a marriage of sorts.  Right now, it’s not a good one.  Everyone agrees communication could be a lot better.  For that reason, Jones decided the planning session would begin with a sit down.