News & Buzz

Brooklyn Village developer says project will expand economic opportunity

Developers of the $683.3 million construction project in uptown Charlotte have said at least 35 percent of total contracts will go to minority or women-owned small business.

BLKTECH Interactive gets new home at Camp North End

Sherrell Dorsey, the organization’s founder, said the new space will allow BLCKTECH Interactive to host more workshops and training opportunities.

Police suspect alcohol in fatal wreck

Police say alcohol was a factor in a fatal wreck that happened early Tuesday in the Durid Hills neighborhood of […]

Mother and 4-year-old struck by gunfire New Year’s Day

A woman and her 4-year-old child where injured New Year’s Day when they were struck by a bullet while walking […]

Wow! What a week (Dec. 24-29)

Ron Rivera finds odd way to motivate his team. What’s not to love about a Bojangles’ biscuit? A “Real Housewife” charged with attacking police officer.

CMPD officer wounds suspect who rammed cop cars

A 30-year-old man was recovering early Thursday after he was shot by a CMPD officer during a encounter in southeast […]

Why Colette Forrest is stepping down as chair of Black Political Caucus

The longtime community activist acknowledges a growing frustration as she worked to strengthen the BPC to make it more relevant in local politics.

How a casual conversation resulted in 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes for hurricane victims

The food donation came from Burch Farms, an 8,000-acre agriculture business in eastern North Carolina.

Police arrest 2 suspected of killing 7-Eleven clerk

Police arrested the men Tuesday and charged them in Dec. 9 the killing of 55-year-old Khaled Mohamad Elmerkabaoui.

Five Points business district gets new branding campaign

How does a historically black community embrace change without losing its cultural identity? For much of the last three years, […]

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...

Voices

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?

Health

Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...

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

Anthony Foxx will lead commission examining Davidson College’s link to slavery

The former Charlotte Mayor and Davidson College graduate will play a major role in selecting members of the commission, the...

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