Civil trial set to begin against CMS and former West Charlotte band leader who sexually assaulted student

The lawsuit alleges that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools failed to remove the band director when allegations of inappropriate conduct first surfaced.
By Sarafina Wright | May 4, 2021

How ‘Black on the Map’ tells the story of Black businesses in the Charlotte area

Beyond mapping businesses, Black on the Map will help us better report on trends in Charlotte region's Black business ecosystem.
By QCity Metro | May 3, 2021

Richard Petty Motorsports inks sponsorship deal in support of Black business owners

As part of the sponsorship package, the Petty racing team has pledged to provide online resources to more than 4,000 Black business owners.
By Glenn Burkins | May 3, 2021

Duke Endowment will gift West End property to JCSU, a source says

The gift involves a former A&P grocery store site on W. Trade Street, just south of the JCSU campus.
By Sarafina Wright | May 3, 2021

Fifth Third Bank’s 53 Ideas competition supports entrepreneurs with capital & training

53 Ideas invites entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges. Finalists get cash and business training.
By GlennOaks Media | May 2, 2021

Weekend News Quiz – April 30

Take our news quiz!
By Bethany Lane | April 30, 2021

Developers break ground on apartment project named to honor first AME Zion bishop

When completed in fall 2022, Varick on 7th will include 105 apartment units -- nearly half of them income and rent controlled.
By Glenn Burkins | April 30, 2021

Black Food & Wine Festival to celebrate chefs, food and culture

Chef Greg and Subrina Collier will launch the inaugural festival weekend Oct. 22-24, 2021 at Camp North End.
By Katrina Louis | April 29, 2021

ASC names its permanent leader; local Girl Scouts Council hires CEO

Krista Terrell and Tayuanee Dewberry were both announced as new nonprofit leaders this week.
By Katrina Louis | April 28, 2021

NAACP leader in Elizabeth City talks of economic protests following police killing of Andrew Brown Jr.

“We’re reminding people of our Black dollar,” Rivers said during a virtual session of the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum.
By Sarafina Wright | April 28, 2021