CMPD and community members partner to promote gun safety

CMPD purchased 800 gun locks to be distributed by local nonprofits with hopes of curbing gun violence.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 16, 2020

The long drive from Charlotte: Jacob Blake’s father left as soon as he heard the news. This weekend he returns

Details of the Jacob Blake shooting are familiar to most people by now. His father, Jacob Blake Sr., a Charlotte resident, also has a story worth telling.
By Michael Graff, Charlotte Agenda | September 15, 2020

Charlotte Black Restaurant Week dates announced

Culinary event extended for an additional week, taking place Oct. 19-31.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 14, 2020

Success stories show contact tracing works, but there are few to share

Area health departments have successfully traced only a few large coronavirus outbreaks. More often, they meet resistance.
By David Boraks, WFAE | September 12, 2020

Track your mail ballot like an Amazon package

North Carolina voters who opt to vote by mail can track their ballots with BallotTrax, a mail ballot locator and notification system.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 11, 2020

Preservationists permanently protect Nina Simone’s childhood home

Childhood home of the North Carolina singer is protected indefinitely by preservation easement.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 9, 2020

Monica Sauls joins Bojangles as first Chief People Officer

Sauls will become the first-ever African American on Bojangles' senior leadership team.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 8, 2020

As early voting days approach, some NC counties still need poll workers

Expected surge in early voting could hit different NC counties unevenly, with some struggling more to find enough workers. By the way, it's a paying job.
By NC Watchdog Reporting Network | September 4, 2020

Statewide council to focus on Black entrepreneurship

The Council will focus on economically empowering Black people with entrepreneurship, according to NC IDEA Foundation leader.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 4, 2020

List: Here’s how Charlotte museums are reopening

Check back for updates on our running list.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 3, 2020