Faith

United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M. Bailey.

Mecklenburg health program wins national competition with $500,000 prize

Mecklenburg County’s Village HeartBEAT program aims to reduce the health factors related to heart disease and diabetes.

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came […]

Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte

The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

An open letter to Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys

Dear Jerry Jones, Oh say can YOU see? You have fumbled an opportunity to intercept a lie and use your […]

Livingstone College Gospel Choir gets exposure on reality TV show

A Youtube video that features the choir singing backup for gospel recording artist Erica Campbell will be incorporated into Campbell’s new TV One show, “We’re the Campbells.”

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County’s Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm” as it ministers to the needs of members.

How a casual conversation resulted in 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes for hurricane victims

The food donation came from Burch Farms, an 8,000-acre agriculture business in eastern North Carolina.

Two Charlotte churches will host fashion show to combat domestic violence

What do you do if you’re a Charlotte pastor looking to shine a spotlight on the problem of domestic violence? […]

News & Buzz

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20 families recognized as Habitat Charlotte celebrates milestone

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte hosted its HomeJoy celebration to commemorate serving 2,000 families with affordable housing.

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Nov. 8-10 weekend guide

What’s Happening, Charlotte? Weather: So, we’re just going to bypass fall and go straight into winter, huh? Expect sunny days...

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

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Lauren Travis, The Barre Code franchise owner, talks about the ballet barre-inspired workout

Lauren Travis pursued entrepreneurship after encouraging words from her mother and nearly two years as an instructor for The Barre...

People

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Want to host an event? Good Life at Enderly Park should be on your radar

The owners say the 10,800-square-foot facility is filling a void of minority-owned event venues in Charlotte.

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