Q&A: Chief Johnny Jennings talks about plans to add more civilians to CMPD

After a city-funded study analyzed CMPD operations, the department plans to incorporate more civilian involvement in its work.
By Jalon Hill | October 5, 2021

Your Job Interview Checklist: 5 Additional Tips to Ensure Interview Success

A checklist of five key actions to take pre-interview so you can be confident and poised.
By Stacey Woods | October 2, 2021

New Gantt Center exhibition will honor the building’s architect

Phil Freelon died in 2019 but left an architectural legacy.
By Glenn Burkins | October 1, 2021

Q&A: Arthur Griffin talks about why he is returning to county politics

At age 73, the former school board Chair says he will seek an at-large seat on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners.
By Sarafina Wright | September 29, 2021

CMPD will test civilian response teams for some low-risk calls

The department will implement a pilot program based on the recommendations of a city-funded study.
By Glenn Burkins | September 28, 2021

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By Bethany Lane | September 24, 2021

Woman shot by CMPD officer; department says officer fired in self-defense

The woman was taken to a hospital with wounds described as life-threatening.
By Glenn Burkins | September 24, 2021

Mecklenburg jail employee fired; officials said she assaulted an inmate

Authorities alleged that the inmate was handcuffed at the time of the incident.
By Jalon Hill | September 23, 2021

As youth violence escalates, commissioner Vilma Leake calls for intervention

If they have no education, she said, "they have no future."
By Jalon Hill | September 22, 2021

Covid’s impact: CMS students saw broad declines in reading scores, says Read Charlotte leader

Read Charlotte promotes online tool to help close the literacy gap exacerbated by Covid-19.
By Sarafina Wright | September 22, 2021