Pandemic couldn’t stop Charlotte couple’s wedding bells

The couple made their nine-year courtship official with a courthouse wedding as the city began shutting down due to coronavirus.
By Emiene Wright | April 7, 2020

Along Beatties Ford Road, business owners ‘trying to hang on’ in times of coronavirus

Businesses along the Beatties Ford Road corridor react to coronavirus-related restrictions.
By Emiene Wright | March 20, 2020

JCSU a ‘ghost town’ for remaining students on campus

Most students left for an extended spring break. Others have until March 30 to vacate campus.
By Emiene Wright | March 19, 2020

JCSU responds to coronavirus with campus shutdown

The historically Black university announces measures to safeguard against COVID-19.
By Emiene Wright | March 14, 2020

Booker T. mural tells story of Washington Heights

Washington Heights Neighborhood Association commissions bold new mural on Beatties Ford Road.
By Emiene Wright | March 6, 2020

Oaklawn Park pins hopes on ‘historic’ status to protect against gentrification

The West End neighborhood would join six other Charlotte communities as historic districts.
By Emiene Wright | March 6, 2020

Intergalactic Soul: The future is now

The multimedia exhibition weaves together science fiction, historical and social themes. It runs through Feb. 29.
By Emiene Wright | February 24, 2020

John W. Love Jr.’s commitment to showing up pays off with $100K art prize

Charlotte's provocative artist awarded prize to produce "The Cathedral of Messes." He also shares why he rejects the "starving artist" narrative.
By Emiene Wright | January 17, 2020

Nonprofit will advocate for University Park homeowners

Attorney created For The Struggle, Inc. after facing constant asks to buy up her west side neighborhood
By Emiene Wright | January 7, 2020

Last-minute gift ideas from 7 Black-owned businesses

Helping last-minute shoppers with affordable holiday gifts from fragrances to body butters to ceramic art.
By Emiene Wright | December 21, 2019