Saturday News Quiz Dec. 5

It's been a busy week in the Q-City. Can you ace our quiz for a shot at winning $25?
By Bethany Lane | December 4, 2020

Bennett College receives candidacy status from new accreditor

Among other privileges, students at the historically Black college for women can now access federal financial aid. Bennett College has until 2025 to complete the accreditation process.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 3, 2020

Roof Above buys hotel for emergency shelter, will convert into permanent housing

The old Quality Inn hotel at the intersection of Clanton Road and I-77 will house "88 of Charlotte’s most vulnerable neighbors.”
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 2, 2020

Covid vaccine could be in NC soon. Who will get it first?

With Covid-19 cases increasing across North Carolina, a vaccine from biopharmaceutical company Pfizer could be coming to the state before the year ends.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 1, 2020

NC Republicans calling for change to State Board of Elections

After record voter turnout in a contentious general election, state lawmakers intend to propose an oversight board for the State Board of Elections.
By Coleen Harry, WFAE | December 1, 2020

3 killed in Charlotte shootings during holiday weekend

Police also arrested a 15-year-old girl suspected in a previous killing.
By Glenn Burkins | November 30, 2020

Black Charlotte’s Holiday Gift Guide

Find the perfect gift and some holiday deals this year from a local Black-owned business.
By Bethany Lane | November 27, 2020

Gov. Cooper extends mask mandate, declares NC ‘in danger’ as Covid-19 cases increase

With statewide metrics worsening and Covid-19 case counts reaching record levels, North Carolina's mask mandate will be extended until Dec. 11.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 23, 2020

JCSU partners with CMPD, other agencies to increase safety surrounding campus

Joint plan includes increased security and surveillance to reduce criminal activity in the area. Agencies will also collaborate to provide resources for homeless neighbors.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 23, 2020

Michael DeVaul takes national YMCA role to focus on young men of color

DeVaul will remain based in Charlotte while the Boys and Young Men of Color Initiative will be headquartered in Washington, D.C.
By Katrina Louis | November 23, 2020