Tenants react to vacate notice for Charlotte’s City North Business Center, some point to gentrification

Conversations about gentrification mainly focus on homes, but small businesses also feel the impacts. City North Business Center is Charlotte’s latest example.

Ben Baxter named CIAA assistant commissioner for strategic communications

Baxter brings conference-level communications experience to the role, having spent three years with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Win tickets to “The Vintage Tour feat. Fred Hammond”

Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Fred Hammond is heading to the Queen City, and we’re giving away two pairs of tickets […]

Community rallies behind West Charlotte basketball team despite controversies

A last-minute venue change, followed by a player suspension, increased attention to the regional semifinal basketball game between West Charlotte HS and Ardrey Kell HS.

FedEx offers more than $200,000 in Small Business Grant Contest

Ten businesses will receive cash, prizes and business support; contest closes March 25.

Former Carolina Panthers awarded NFL grants for their foundation work

Steve Smith and Charles Tillman among former NFL players recently awarded funds to further work of their nonprofit organizations.

Rapper Fabolous hosts inaugural Power of Influence brunch, brainchild of Charlotte-based entrepreneurs

During this year’s CIAA tournament weekend, local entrepreneurs Kevin “Chef Kev” Winston and Antwoin “Twoin B” Bryant curated an experience […]

CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams is Black history and women’s history rolled into one

Qcitymetro managing editor Katrina Louis talks with the CIAA commissioner about Bennett College, the importance of HBCUs and why her representation matters.

Local culinary favorite, Chef Greg Collier, nominated for James Beard Award

Greg Collier, owner of The Yolk cafe and executive chef at Loft & Cellar, is the first black chef from Charlotte to earn a James Beard Award nomination.

News & Buzz

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

People

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

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