Civil trial set to begin against CMS and former West Charlotte band leader who sexually assaulted student

The lawsuit alleges that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools failed to remove the band director when allegations of inappropriate conduct first surfaced.
By Sarafina Wright | May 4, 2021

Duke Endowment will gift West End property to JCSU, a source says

The gift involves a former A&P grocery store site on W. Trade Street, just south of the JCSU campus.
By Sarafina Wright | May 3, 2021

NAACP leader in Elizabeth City talks of economic protests following police killing of Andrew Brown Jr.

“We’re reminding people of our Black dollar,” Rivers said during a virtual session of the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum.
By Sarafina Wright | April 28, 2021

3 retailers of color prepare for business in renovated West End building near JCSU

At 1800 Rozzelles Ferry Road, three business owners of color prepare for retail expansions.
By Sarafina Wright | April 16, 2021

On the JCSU campus, new sights and sounds emanate from the iconic Biddle Hall tower

The school has raised money to repair the Biddle Hall clock and bell, and soon nighttime lighting will illuminate the historic clock tower.
By Sarafina Wright | April 13, 2021

CPCC and JCSU announce new transfer program for students pursuing four-year degrees

Under "JCSU Connect" students at the community college will be offered a seamless pathway to a JCSU degree.
By Sarafina Wright | April 9, 2021

Charlotte salon owner launches product line for natural hair

When the Covid-19 pandemic shut down her South Boulevard salon, Lisa Fuller used her time away from the shop to accelerate her business plan.
By Sarafina Wright | April 7, 2021

Under a Covid cloud, Charlotte pastors prepare for Easter with messages of hope

The pandemic will force some churches to forgo in-person worship for a second straight Easter.
By Sarafina Wright | April 2, 2021

NFL quarterback Cam Newton to launch new show on BET Digital

The show will be filmed at Newton's Atlanta cigar bar and will feature conversations with celebrities.
By Sarafina Wright | March 31, 2021

West Charlotte native joins QCity Metro as Historic West End reporter

Sarafina Wright, a graduate of West Charlotte High, has remained deeply rooted in the neighborhoods that shaped her.
By Sarafina Wright | March 30, 2021