‘Charlotte Listens’: A storytelling pop-up adapted for the pandemic

The interactive 'storytelling payphone' project kicks off today at Charlotte Art League.
By Katrina Louis | October 27, 2020

The ‘dignity of home’: Brookhill residents, advocates share culture often overlooked about the historic community

Brookhill Village residents reflect on their community roots and express the impact of potential displacement as redevelopment decision looms.
By Katrina Louis | October 23, 2020

Community gathers to remember Mothers of Murdered Offspring co-founder

Judy Howard Williams, MOM-O co-founder, died last Saturday after battling lung cancer. She was 69.
By Katrina Louis | October 16, 2020

Mecklenburg County voters turn out by the thousands for the first day of early voting

Wait times varied at the 33 locations, but more than 30,000 residents cast ballots at the start of North Carolina's early voting period, which runs through Oct. 31.
By Katrina Louis | October 16, 2020

Vance High School could bear name of civil rights attorney Julius Chambers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board will vote Tuesday on a new name for Zebulon B. Vance High School in University City as part of district-wide review.
By Katrina Louis | October 11, 2020

Charlotte Area Fund selected to receive $1.1 million grant from IKEA US Community Foundation for Covid relief

The retail furniture giant reimbursed the state for unemployment benefits paid to its furloughed workers due to the pandemic.
By Katrina Louis | October 9, 2020

Catching up with The Singletons, the Charlotte couple that went viral

We chatted with Ray and Roslyn Singleton. A video of Ray singing to his wife, Roslyn, who was battling brain cancer, went viral earlier this year.
By Katrina Louis | October 5, 2020

Communities In Schools affiliate announces new president/CEO

CIS-Charlotte board member Men Tchaas Ari takes over as president and CEO next month.
By Katrina Louis | September 29, 2020

Oprah Winfrey Network drama “Delilah” to start filming in Charlotte next month

The series will be one of five new projects that will start production in North Carolina by the end of October.
By Katrina Louis | September 23, 2020

Michael Jordan becomes majority owner of new NASCAR team, signs Bubba Wallace

Jordan becomes the first Black majority owner of a full-time race team in NASCAR’s Cup series since Hall of Famer Wendell Scott.
By Katrina Louis | September 21, 2020