CineOdyssey Film Festival goes virtual, adds drive-in experience

The film festival, which take place Nov. 5-7, will feature a diverse lineup -- mainly shorts, but also documentaries and feature films.
By Janey Tate | November 5, 2020

NC too close to call, state board of elections ask for patience through ballot count

County boards of elections across North Carolina have begun the 10-day post-election process of counting the remaining ballots and conducting audits to verify the results.
By Janey Tate | November 4, 2020

City to unveil draft for Charlotte’s growth through 2040

City of Charlotte will host a community event Saturday to gather feedback for its Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
By Janey Tate | October 28, 2020

Phase 3 paused for three weeks, Cooper announces

North Carolina entered Phase 3 earlier this month, easing restrictions for some businesses to curb community spread of Covid-19. The phase was set to expire Friday.
By Janey Tate | October 22, 2020

Organizers host an information day spotlighting Historic West End

The idea for a community cookout grew into a gathering to connect the people and initiatives associated with the Beatties Ford Road corridor.
By Janey Tate | October 21, 2020

Charlotte Art League and poet Jah Smalls host adults-only drive-in poetry slam

Subject matter and language are usually PG-13, but this Sunday's poetry slam is adults-only.
By Janey Tate | October 15, 2020

Lowe’s Foundation grant to focus on preserving affordable housing along Beatties Ford Road

Foundation awards $1.33 million to City of Charlotte to support Safe Home Rehabilitation Program to complement Corridors of Opportunity initiative along Beatties Ford Road.
By Janey Tate | October 13, 2020

‘I will not be put into a box’: Media personality Ohavia Phillips proudly embraces her Afro-Latina heritage

The local influencer shares how her diverse heritage fuels her passion for community and drives her work in media.
By Janey Tate | October 13, 2020

JCSU receives $6 million technology grant from IBM

Funding will help prepare students for careers in tech industries like cybersecurity and data science. JCSU is among 13 participating HBCUs.
By Janey Tate | October 6, 2020

Charlotte artists’ “Off The Plantation” exhibit spotlights impact of American capitalism

The two-part exhibition opening this weekend is led and curated by six Charlotte-based artists known to challenge the art world norms.
By Janey Tate | October 6, 2020