Newly elected chair of Black Political Caucus looks to build on voter energy

Stephanie Sneed adds to the rising number of influential Black women in politics.
By Katrina Louis | March 2, 2021

Care Ring announces Tchernavia Montgomery as next executive director

She leaves her role as chief program officer at Crisis Assistance Ministry to lead the nonprofit that provides health services to vulnerable residents.
By Katrina Louis | February 26, 2021

Breast cancer survivor opens gourmet popcorn shop

Julie Logan is the newest owner of Popcorn Heaven. The parent company has five locations nationwide, including two in Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | February 25, 2021

This couple is keeping STEAM education front and center during the pandemic

Kosal and Tanisha Chea talk about being business partners in their education venture, Idea Lab Kids.
By Katrina Louis | February 23, 2021

‘Heritage of Biddleville’ wins Charlotte placemaking bid

Mural highlighting Historic West End will be installed as part of city's I-77 and West Trade Street underpass project.
By Katrina Louis | February 19, 2021

Red@28th opens in Dilworth this weekend

The literary lounge and hookah bar takes over location formerly occupied by People's Market
By Katrina Louis | February 17, 2021

Inside Paradise Equity Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity firm

Financial advisor and former NFL player Robert Mackey leads this sports and entertainment investment firm.
By Katrina Louis | February 15, 2021

RV travel inspired these dentists to launch new venture

Robert and Lorette Polite-Young launched Melanin Parks after they discovered RV travel during the pandemic.
By Katrina Louis | February 12, 2021

NC’s first monument honoring Black experience is architect’s final project before his death

Phil Freelon, architect behind the Harvey B. Gantt Center, led team designing NC Freedom Park and iconic Beacon of Freedom.
By Katrina Louis | February 10, 2021

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library names new CEO and chief librarian

Nationally recognized library leader Marcellus "MT" Turner to begin April 1.
By Katrina Louis | February 8, 2021