Qcitymetro’s top entrepreneur stories from 2019

Revisit Qcitymetro stories about Charlotteans who started local businesses, from the TV anchor turned restaurateur to the couples balancing work and love.
By Qcitymetro Staff | December 29, 2019

Charles Jones, Carolina civil rights leader, dies at 82

Jones organized and participated in several sit-in protests during the 1960s.
By Katrina Louis | December 27, 2019

County joins city, approves funds for Excelsior Club redevelopment project

This article was first published in our Morning Brew newsletter. Sign up today. The Charlotte City Council voted yes on Monday. […]
By Glenn Burkins | December 18, 2019

DSS helps low-income residents pay heating bills this winter

The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program will provide one-time payments for eligible residents' heating bills through March 31.
By Katrina Louis | December 18, 2019

Historic West End church slated to become condos

The predominately black neighborhoods that surround the church near uptown Charlotte are facing rapid gentrification as young professionals move in.
By Glenn Burkins | December 16, 2019

In uptown Charlotte, a special lane for buses, bikes and scooters

The lane is part of pilot program to improve traffic flow and bicycle safety in uptown Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | December 16, 2019

Opinion | MLS hype, a cautionary tale

Charlotte's sports fans have been stung in the past, and MLS has a short leash.
By Kallan Louis | December 12, 2019

Man sentenced to life in prison for raping wife, murdering her parents

Prosecutors initially said they'd seek the death penalty but agreed to accept his guilty plea in exchange for life in prison.
By Glenn Burkins | December 12, 2019

Mecklenburg County gives $125,000 to Siloam School restoration project

The money will go to help move and restore a former school for black students that dates back to the 1920s and the era of Jim Crow segregation.
By Glenn Burkins | December 11, 2019

Sandwich shop owner killed outside NoDa business he ran with twin brother

Police said Scott Brooks was starting his work day when he was confronted by an assailant outside of Brooks' Sandwich House in NoDa.
By Glenn Burkins | December 9, 2019