7 interesting people we met in 2020

Some of our favorite people stories of 2020.
By Katrina Louis | December 29, 2020

This $30,000 Historic West End mural project is up for grabs

The City of Charlotte is seeking a local artist to honor Historic West End with a mural as part of the city's placemaking program.
By Katrina Louis | December 22, 2020

Rev. Dwayne Walker on receiving $50,000 donation, contracting Covid-19 and more

Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church received the large donation a week before the Christmas holiday.
By Katrina Louis | December 21, 2020

Here are the 5 Charlotte recipients of Knight Foundation’s $2.1 million arts and culture investment

The funding will help Charlotte arts and cultural institutions integrate technology and boost equity to engage broader audiences.
By Katrina Louis | December 17, 2020

Covid Effect: CIAA cancels basketball season, including 2021 tournament

The board also voted to cancel the women’s volleyball season.
By Katrina Louis | December 14, 2020

She hired her first employees a week before the pandemic arrived. How has business fared since then?

Destini Gilliam's story is indicative of a much bigger narrative that has impacted Black businesses, specifically those owned by Black women.
By Katrina Louis | December 11, 2020

Get to know Sophia Matthews Partlow, new executive at the Gantt Center

The Charlotte native is bringing more than just her technical skills to her role as VP of communications and technology innovation.
By Katrina Louis | December 9, 2020

Meet the woman behind V-Spa Charlotte, who opened a second location during a pandemic

West Charlotte native Shakira McGill says there has been desperate demand during the pandemic for the spa that caters to women’s intimate parts.
By Katrina Louis | November 30, 2020

Michael DeVaul takes national YMCA role to focus on young men of color

DeVaul will remain based in Charlotte while the Boys and Young Men of Color Initiative will be headquartered in Washington, D.C.
By Katrina Louis | November 23, 2020

E-Fix Development Corp. breaks ground on commercial project in West End business district

JPMorgan Chase & Co. will anchor the property once home to the original McDonald’s Cafeteria at the corner of Beatties Ford Road and LaSalle Street.
By Katrina Louis | November 20, 2020