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5 Things to do this week in Charlotte (Oct. 9-13)

We’ve got an event for every day of your workweek — theatre, free performance, a jobs fair and more.

Cam Newton catches heat for sexist remark made to woman reporter 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is catching heat over remarks he made during Wednesday’s media availability. While fielding a question about […]

One on one with Shirley Hughes

The JCSU trustees chair talks about the school’s incoming president and the process it took to find him.

CIAA tournament tickets are on sale, fans are welcomed “Home”

All-access tickets and discounted hotel rates are available for this year’s tournament.

‘For one night, that was my family:’ Cabin sleepover brings slave experience to life

A Charlotte-area group hoping to deepen its understanding on the plight of enslaved people in America’s past spent a night sleeping on the floor of a crude cabin at the President James L. Polk Historic Site in Pineville.

Man killed in Church’s Chicken parking lot

The shooting happened during what is normally the busy lunch hour.

5 Things to do this week in Charlotte (Oct. 2-6)

An intimate conversation with Alvin C. Jacobs at the Levine Museum, the Charlotte Community Engagement Series kicks off, and a free chamber orchestra performance on Friday

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 life.

Charlotte woman charged with killing her mother

Nakonia Nicholson, 36, was arrested Saturday in the death of 60-year-old Annie Nicholson.

Woman missing in Virginia found dead in Charlotte

The body of the 19-year-old woman was found Friday behind East Stonewall AME Zion Church in West Charlotte.

Man found shot and killed in west Charlotte

The homicide was Charlotte’s 67th on the year.

What’s Happening Charlotte: 14 fun things to do this weekend (Sept. 29 – Oct. 1)

RenFest returns. Teams compete for cash prizes in the Ultimate Card Game. Charlotte B-Cycle’s Soul to Sole West Side Glow Ride lights up West Charlotte and more.

Update: CMPD identifies suspect shot by police

Police also identified the three officers involved and said the suspect held a pregnant woman at gunpoint.

As protests spread, JCSU volleyball players take a knee during anthem

The number of protesters have surged since the President’s remarks at a rally on Friday

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?

Health

Why stretching is so important before exercising

Question: I just started exercising and have been hearing a lot about flexibility. Why is flexibility important? Flexibility is the...

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...

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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