Emily is an emerging artist working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, ink and paper collage. With no experience or training, Emily unexpectedly took up making art in 2016 at age 37, and has since sold more than 150 paintings. Emily favors highly abstracted, color-drenched works centered around her core interests: Story, home, animals and the environment, justice, mystery, wildness.
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Emily is an award-winning former journalist living near Charlotte, N.C. Her work appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Reuters, and several other places.
She is a proud former staff reporter for the Chicago Tribune and the Charlotte Observer. Emily contributed reporting and writing to projects named a finalist for the Pulitzer prize in 2008 and winner in 2015. You can find some of her recent clips FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES, REUTERS, etc, here
Favorite investigative topics included the legal system and wrongful convictions, uses of public money, sustainability and consumerism, gender, religion, and profiles of people doing all sorts of interesting things. Her work directly contributed to two men being released from incarceration, including the case of Floyd Brown.
People raise their hands in worship during the Saturday evening service at Elevation Blakeney. LOGAN CYRUS (page 1 of 3) S teven Furtick takes the stage his favorite way, striding in a half-stroll, half-hop, not-dance, bellowing out a lyric here and there, eyes pinched shut as the music blasts.
James Mitchell, who finished second to Mr. Cannon in the Democratic mayoral primary last year, was also nominated. But his nomination was quickly dismissed, disappointing dozens of his supporters carrying signs in the audience. Some Council members said even talking about Mr. Mitchell as a candidate could be too suggestive of turmoil at a time when the city needs unity.
North Carolina law prohibits convicted felons from voting, though citizens can petition to have their voting privileges restored after serving their sentence. Mr. Cannon voted at his local polling place during early voting on Oct. 30. Officials said they did not learn about his vote until receiving phone calls from a reporter, Michael Gordon of The Charlotte Observer.