Family of Butler High School shooting victim denies bullying claims

The family of 16-year-old Bobby McKeithen addressed the media Tuesday morning, a day after the teen was killed in a […]
By Katrina Louis | October 30, 2018

Ms. Elsie’s Caribbean B&B: A tropical getaway tucked in the Charlotte suburbs

The black-owned bed-and-breakfast represents five generations of businesswomen and Caribbean heritage.
By Dante Miller | October 30, 2018

Suspect and victim identified in Butler High School shooting

Jatwan Craig Cuffie is charged with first-degree murder in classmate's death. CMS superintendent implies bullying was a factor.
By Katrina Louis | October 29, 2018

‘I’m white and I make $125,000 a year,’ says #SouthParkSusan in viral video

And the list goes on for things Black people can’t do without the threat of having the police called. Facebook […]
By Katrina Louis | October 27, 2018

Veltree has a legion of fans for its vegan soul food, including singer Erykah Badu

The newly opened restaurant adds plant-based options to Charlotte’s Black food culture
By Katrina Louis | October 26, 2018

Why voters should approve all 3 bond initiatives at the end of ballot (Commentary)

As an avid Carolina Panthers fan, I often draw inspiration from the “Keep Pounding” motto for causes beyond the team’s […]
By Jesse Cureton, 2018 Vote Yes for Bonds Campaign Co-Chair | October 25, 2018

My entrepreneurship journey: Tanaro Reed, tattoo artist

Reed is one of nearly 300 tattoo artists showcasing during the Queen City Tattoo & Arts Festival Oct. 26-28. He recalls his journey of starting over and grinding toward success.
By Katrina Louis | October 25, 2018

Rae Carruth, despite his tale of woe, is NOT the victim here

Commentary: Gee, it's hard to imagine that y'all aren't doing happy handstands at the prospect of running into Rae in the frozen foods section of your local Piggly Wiggly.
By Barry Saunders | October 23, 2018

Debra Campbell hired as Asheville city manager

Campbell has served as Charlotte's assistant city manager since 2014.
By Katrina Louis | October 18, 2018

Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte

The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.
By Katrina Louis | October 8, 2018