Sanitation workers soldier on during Covid crisis despite risks
N.C. sanitation workers voice their concerns and share how their jobs have changed during the pandemic as an essential worker.
By Aaliyah Bowden, North Carolina Health News | July 10, 2020
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Black Chamber awarded $200,000 to support businesses shut down by coronavirus
Board chair says direct business entrepreneurial support and funding are part of the Chamber's new direction.
By Katrina Louis | July 9, 2020
A father’s pain: Two men speak out after losing their only sons in Beatties Ford Road shooting
Both men are asking witnesses to come forward and tell the police what they saw.
By Glenn Burkins | July 8, 2020
Black architects, interior designers requested for Excelsior Club redevelopment
The project will hire a "dream team" to develop concepts for the remodeling of the Excelsior Club and a boutique hotel on the property.
By Katrina Louis | July 8, 2020
JCSU cancels in-person homecoming due to coronavirus concerns
School officials point to negative Covid-19 trends and data as reason. Rescheduled in-person commencement for Class of 2020 is also canceled.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 7, 2020
Blackout Day 2020 wants you to protest with your wallet
Organizers encourage the Black community and allies not to spend money at all on Tuesday. If they do shop, then to Buy Black.
By Katrina Louis | July 7, 2020
Police: Shooting leaves 1 dead in southeast Charlotte
Victim was identified as a 52-year-old man.
By Olivia Todd | July 6, 2020
Queens University renames building linked to slaveholders
Staff presented information last year connecting Margaret and Robert Burwell -- important figures in Queens University's history -- to slavery.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 6, 2020
N.C. reports 2,000-plus new Covid-19 cases in a single day, a state record
State health officials warn residents celebrating the Fourth of July to wear face coverings, avoid crowds and wash hands often.
By Glenn Burkins | July 4, 2020