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

Police: Two teens killed in unrelated shootings over weekend

In one incident, police said a 16-year-old boy was shot as he drove away from a house party in north...

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Oct. 11-13 weekend guide

What’s Happening, Charlotte? Saturday will be beautiful with a daytime high in the mid 80s and lows around 60. On...

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

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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People

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Women’s Business Center of Charlotte leader breaks down the numbers for women-owned businesses

Natalie Williams shares the data on women-owned businesses and what it means for Charlotte's Black women entrepreneurs.

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