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What’s Happening, Charlotte: 15 things to do this weekend in the Qcity

On this weekend’s list of things to do: Funk Fest, Steve Smith’s yacht party, Social Sundays and much more.

Police investigate killing in southeast Charlotte

When officers around they found a man with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle.

‘Behind the Green’: Mentoring and inspiration at the PGA Championship

Sixty high school and college students gathered at Quail Hollow Club to hear how the game of golf can help them succeed in life.

The Scene at the Embassy Suites Charlotte Uptown Grand Opening

12-year-old killed while walking on I-77 after stealing car

Authorities said the boy was staying with family members at a hotel in Statesville when he drove away in a car that was left unlocked in the parking lot.

2 killed in single-car crash

Police said speed was a factor in the wreck that killed two people early Sunday in the 3400 block of Hubbard Road.

Tickets for BPC banquet, featuring Rep. Maxine Waters, now on sale

Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s banquet theme is “Reclaiming My Time,” a mantra recently made famous by the feisty congresswoman from California.

Take heed, warns NAACP, if Missouri is on your travel itinerary

Civil rights group issues travel advisory after law passed that makes it more difficult for workers to prove unlawful discrimination

Police charge woman with fatal shooting

Police charged a 23-year-old woman with murder in connection with a fatal shooting in east Charlotte on Sunday. Authorities identified […]

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 13 fun things to do in the Qcity (Aug. 4-6)

It’s Thursday. The weekend is almost here, and there’s so much to do around the Qcity.

BPC: Save the date for a date with ‘Auntie Maxine’

Rep. Maxine Waters, who has become the voice of resistance to Trump politics, will be the keynote speaker at the Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s annual banquet in September.

Reach Out and Read allows doctors to check health and promote literacy 

Dr. Rachel Banks talks about a Charlotte-based program that integrates health visits with reading advocacy for children.

GOP senator: Republican party has ‘lost its way’ 

Republican Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona says the Republican party has ‘lost its way’ and it should go back to traditional conservatism.

Search continues for suspect in double homicide

Police said the suspect, Vurnel Smith Jr., may be traveling in a 2017 black Honda CRV with N.C. license plate: PAS-9116.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 11 Fun things to do this weekend

QC Summerfest kicks off in Uptown. CAABJ invites you to bowl with journalists. John Henton is coming to town and more.


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...


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?


It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon

As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it's never too late...


Charlotte church to invest $2 million in mixed-income housing development

The church's investment comes as various studies have found that Charlotte’s supply of affordable housing has not kept pace with...


20 years in, No Grease turns to franchising to accelerate growth

Owners Damian and Jermaine Johnson said the move is a natural progression for a business that has spent two decades...


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