Health

CDC Reports: Most US middle and high schools start the school day too early

With classes set to resume later this month, finding time for sufficient sleep will become a challenge for your school-age […]

Southern food tied to heart disease

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – People who like fried food, sweet tea and other foods synonymous with Southern […]

Study: Sudden cardiac arrest more likely in African Americans

By Reuters Wire Service – July 21, 2015 By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Black Americans are more likely […]

A medical program to assist those in need

Last month, I did something that gave me as much of a rush as teaching a fitness class. And in […]

Who Can I Turn To? Navigating the Mental Healthcare Maze

By Sonyia Richardson – July 8, 2015 When you need help for life stressors, anxieties and depressive symptoms, accessing it […]

3 Exercises to Strengthen Core Muscles

Question: I hear a lot about working the core, but I’m not sure why this is important. Answer: The core […]

In North Carolina, prostate cancer attacks black men at a startling rate

By Jay Price and Karen Garloch | The Charlotte Observer In 1997, Halifax Community College math instructor Wendell Perry was […]

Local churches honored for meeting wellness goals

Ten women who attend the church Hispanos Unidos won this year’s Village HeartBEAT competition, with a combined weight loss of […]

A family commits to healthier living

Names: Slyvia and Melvin Austin Church: New Life Fellowship Center Health Factors: Obesity, medication for blood pressure and a desire […]

Mecklenburg health officials seek more women for breast cancer screenings

The Mecklenburg County Health Department is trying to spread the word to women in low-income households about a free program […]

A dream comes true for a Charlotte fitness entrepreneur

Over the years I’ve taught aerobics classes at the YMCA, churches, rec centers, conferences and health fairs, but I’d never […]

Panel discussion on health and fitness

During CIAA week, Nettie Reeves, a nationally recognized fitness expert, will moderate a panel focused on health and fitness.

Stay fit amid the CIAA madness

NO MORE EXCUSES

Just because you plan to party nonstop for the next few days, that’s no excuse to ignore your body’s fitness needs.

Leaping into Destiny

NO MORE EXCUSES

Stepping out on faith, Candra Davis answered the call to open a Christian-based dance studio. Today, the Leap of Faith Dance
Academy works with youths as well as adults.

Remembering a legacy

NO MORE EXCUSES

As I reflect on the legacy of Dennis Darrell, I’m blessed I had an opportunity to know him.

News & Buzz

Clarence Armbrister, a lawyer with a long career in education, is named JCSU’s next president

Armbrister, currently president of a Philadelphia prep school, will begin his new job at Johnson C. Smith University on Jan....

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Commentary

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Faith

Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

People

Kym Jackson learns lesson from grandmother: Pay it forward

American Airlines employee earns company award and $10,000, then donates money to program that helped her sister build a new...

QcityEVENTS

10.22
Biketoberfest
10.24
WFAE’s Charlotte Talks – Charlotte Mayoral Forum
10.26
Christian Book Lover’s Retreat
10.26
Food Prep and Storage Class/Food Too Good to Waste Challenge Kick Off Party
10.26
Modernism + Film: Journeyman Architect – The Life and Work of Donald Wexler