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By Bethany Lane | February 19, 2021

Charlotte firm Dentsply Sirona gives $100,000 for N.C. A&T scholarships

The company's board of directors includes a prominent alumnus and donor.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 19, 2021

Police investigate fatal shooting in west Charlotte

Family members at the scene told reporters the shooting may have sprung from a dispute.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 19, 2021

County begins moving homeless residents from ‘Tent City’ to hotel rooms

The process did not begin smoothly as city and county officials fail to cooperate.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 19, 2021

1 dead in south Charlotte shooting

Police said the victim and shooter apparently knew one another.
By Glenn Burkins | February 18, 2021

Red@28th opens in Dilworth this weekend

The literary lounge and hookah bar takes over location formerly occupied by People's Market
By Katrina Louis | February 17, 2021

Black Entrepreneurship Week goes virtual Feb. 22-26

Carolina Small Business Development Fund's annual event provides information and resources for Black entrepreneurs.
By QCity Metro | February 17, 2021

County health officials say homeless residents must be evicted from ‘Tent City’

Health Director Gibbie Harris cited a rodent infestation in issuing the order, which set a 72-hour deadline.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 16, 2021

Wells Fargo to invest in Black-owned banks, including two in the Carolinas

In March 2020, just as the Covid-19 pandemic struck, Wells Fargo pledged up to $50 million to strengthen Black-owned banks.
By Glenn Burkins | February 15, 2021

Inside Paradise Equity Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity firm

Financial advisor and former NFL player Robert Mackey leads this sports and entertainment investment firm.
By Katrina Louis | February 15, 2021