How to squeeze in exercise on a busy day

Finding time to exercise may not be as impossible as you think. And, no, you don’t need to completely rearrange your schedule.

Remembering my mother on this special day

Qcitymetro fitness writer Sondra E. Z. Hines remembers her mother, Mrs. Eleazar Hines Bell, who died 21 years ago from heart disease.

Obama renews call for public health insurance option

President Obama wants Congress to offer a government-run health insurance option alongside private plans under the Affordable Care Act.

Stay safe outdoors when the temperature soars

Too much activity in high temperatures can put you at risk for heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke. So take precautionary measures when temperatures soar.

The secret to living a longer, healthier life

Can you lengthen your life? Researchers explore how to stay healthy longer.

For Olympia D. and daughter Brilliance, fitness is a family affair

Despite her hectic schedule, Charlotte radio host Olympia D. finds time to incorporate fitness into her life and makes it a priority to include her daughter.

Getting your body ready for summer

With regular exercise, a sensible diet and commitment to fitness, you can work toward being the best you ever. That is, if you’re willing to take the plunge.

Summer: A wonderful time to enjoy fresh fruit

The American Heart Association recommends that we eat at least four servings of fruits per day. Seasonal fruits are abundant this time of year.

Scene at the Kappa Foundation’s Healthy Achievement 5K Run/Walk

The Healthy Achievement 5K Run/Walk is the signature fundraising and awareness event to support the Kappa Foundation’s vision and mentoring […]

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The Rev. Robin Tanner, center, said she was outside the Omni hotel in uptown Charlotte and saw much of what happened before Justin Carr, 26, was mortally wounded. Tanner chairs the Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice and is lead minister of the Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church in Charlotte.

Faith leader: Police struck protesters with clubs prior to fatal shooting

The Rev. Robin Tanner said she was outside the Omni hotel in uptown Charlotte and saw much of what happened...


Funny man Rodney Perry is performing live at the Comedy Zone Tuesday night to raise money for the Thomas Davis Defending Dream Foundation. (Photo courtesy of

5 Things to Do This Week: Free drinks, networking, fashion and more

Happening this week: A unique way to watch the presidential debate. A Carolina Panther doing good. A fashion event to...



Waiting for political-correctness foes to applaud Colin Kaepernick

If those on the political right are so tired of "political correctness," then why aren't they lining up to support...


Protesters march through the streets of uptown Charlotte three days after a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott under disputed circumstances, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. (Photo:

I missed you at last night’s protest march

In four nights of protesting following the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott, missing have been the faces I've grown...


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Kandy Bar in uptown Charlotte denies allegations of racial discrimination

The popular bar in uptown Charlotte denied allegations that it turned away African American customers who were not members while...


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