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Is Charlotte on the verge of losing the CIAA tournament?

While calling Charlotte a “great host,” a CIAA official said the time has come to consider new locations for the annual event, which has been a Charlotte mainstay since 2006.

What About Us? A Letter from America’s Children

As concerned Americans line up to protest President Trump’s ill treatment of immigrant families, a writer asks, where is that same compassion for our U.S.-born children who suffer abuse, neglect and poverty?

Charlotte hosts the GOP convention? Not so fast, says Braxton Winston

The first-term city council member says he wants to hear more from the city’s residents before making up his mind.

Journalists are there – heading toward the crazy.

The people who cover news are in a fight for your lives, and theirs.

Patrick Graham, found not guilty of domestic assault, resigns from Charlotte Works

The 47-year-old community leader had been accused of assaulting a female acquaintance during a dispute in March.

Auntie Maxine might have been wrong, but it felt so good

Why are Democrats still playing nice? America has proven that it worships a thug masculinity that bullies citizens and leads by division.

Police make arrest in killing of victim found by jogger

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police today arrested a man suspected in the June 21 killing of Jose Mario Chicas, whose body was found […]

Message in the music: How the city of Charlotte is hoping a rap song can teach residents about waste management

The song, “Go Green Go Clean,” encourages Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents to think twice about the amount of waste they generate.

Four AME Zion churches hold prayer vigil after van crash left 1 dead, 11 injured

The 15-passenger van, owned by Cathey Memorial AME Zion Church, was headed home to Charlotte from an AME Zion conference on June 17 when it blew out a tire on Interstate 40.

Groups call on Apple and Amazon to help kill voter-ID amendment

Progressive organizations, including the NAACP and Color of Change, say the tech giants should pressure leaders in the House and Senate to reconsider a plan to amend the North Carolina Constitution to require voter ID.

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Voices

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

Faith

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”...

People

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

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