‘Black Panther’ back in theaters and 11 other things to do in Charlotte this February

While basketball will be the talk of the town in February, check out our list of other things to do in Charlotte during Black History Month.
By Katrina Louis | January 30, 2019

Rep. Alma Adams delivers State of the District focusing on impacts of government shutdown

U.S Rep. Alma Adams addressed anxieties felt by federal workers in the wake of the recently ended government shutdown, but also spoke on affordable housing, upward mobility and more.
By Katrina Louis | January 28, 2019

Charlotte’s revamped women’s march was smaller in size but stronger in voices

Organizers for Charlotte's Women United March welcomed those lending voices to causes promoting racial diversity, health care access, LGBTQ issues and more.
By Katrina Louis | January 27, 2019

Papa John’s Pizza donates $500,000 to help Bennett College remain open

The Papa John's donation is separate from the "major gift" to be announced during an afternoon press conference on Jan. 24.
By Katrina Louis | January 24, 2019

Bennett College receives more than $70,000 in donations as Feb. 1 deadline approaches

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro donated $71,000 toward Bennett College's campaign to maintain its accreditation.
By Katrina Louis | January 21, 2019

She was the first opera singer to perform at the Soul Train Awards, now she’s starring in Opera Carolina’s ‘Carmen’

Songbird Alyson Cambridge debuts in the Opera Carolina production as Carmen, a character also portrayed by Dorothy Dandridge and Beyonce.
By Katrina Louis | January 17, 2019

More than $70M pledged to Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis

Three major financial institutions announced a combined investment of $70.75 million to chip away at Charlotte’s affordable housing problem. Leaders […]
By Katrina Louis | January 16, 2019

13 Charlotte events celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. this week

Parades, panels and musical performances are a few of the activities kicking off on the reverend's birthday leading up to the day of national observance.
By Katrina Louis | January 15, 2019

As the CIAA tournament leaves Charlotte, another piece of culture leaves with it

Months prior to the CIAA basketball tournament relocation announcement, the Queen City Battle of the Bands also said goodbye to Charlotte. What gives?
By Katrina Louis | January 9, 2019

Mecklenburg County wants public input for Fiscal Year 2020 budget

Over the next few weeks, Mecklenburg County residents can share feedback -- online and in person -- for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
By Katrina Louis | January 6, 2019