CMS will implement new measures to combat on-campus guns and violence

So far this year, the district has confiscated 18 guns. Now the district has ordered clear backpacks for all high school students.
By Sarafina Wright | December 6, 2021

What’s happening, Charlotte

Things to do in the Queen City this weekend, Dec. 3-5.
By Sarafina Wright | December 3, 2021

Owners of Cloud, a new restaurant and lounge, seek to fill a void in Charlotte’s nightlife scene

Their casket bottle service comes with a steep price.
By Sarafina Wright | December 3, 2021

How West End residents transformed a neglected space into an outdoor gallery

A grand opening is slated for January.
By Sarafina Wright | November 30, 2021

Meet the 18 people who will shape much of Charlotte’s arts and culture landscape

The newly appointed Arts and Culture Advisory Board will decide how millions of dollars are spent each year in support of Charlotte's arts sector.
By Sarafina Wright | November 29, 2021

‘We’re rebuilding’: Stan Law, the new CEO of YMCA of Greater Charlotte, returns home

With $40 million in revenue losses, the local YMCA system could take two years to recover fully from Covid-19's impact, Law says.
By Sarafina Wright | November 23, 2021

Wells Fargo donates $20 million to help ethnically diverse small businesses in Charlotte

The Charlotte commitment is one of the biggest the bank has made under its $420 million Open for Business Fund.
By Sarafina Wright | November 19, 2021

A political force: Stacey Abrams stops in Charlotte, reflecting on business, politics and social justice

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate said voter education is essential to treating the ills of society.
By Sarafina Wright | November 18, 2021

Leading on Opportunity leader says she’s rebuilding from the ground up

The organization looks to support existing nonprofits in Charlotte-Mecklenburg that are working to address poverty and economic mobility.
By Sarafina Wright | November 17, 2021

Hidden Valley leaders bring little libraries to community to help turn around falling literacy rates

November's been a busy month for Charles Robinson, a leader in the Hidden Valley neighborhood.
By Sarafina Wright | November 15, 2021