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What’s Happening, Charlotte: 15 Fun Things to do this weekend (Nov. 2-5)

The first week of November is starting off with a bang with events like Sausagefest, a James Brown dance party, and a Panthers game on Sunday.

Man killed in 2-car crash on Freedom Drive

A 30-year-old man traveling on Freedom Drive was killed late Monday after his car collided with a pickup truck that, […]

Wow! What a Week (Oct. 22-27)

Bill O’Reilly pays $32 million but denies sexual harassment allegations; Charlotte taxpayers fork over $1.1 million to fire investigator who posted racist comments; and Jeff Flake says goodbye to the U.S. Senate.

3 charged in fatal shooting

Police said the suspects — two women and a man — had intended to rob the victim during a drug deal when shots were fired.

Parade, barbecue, gospel concert: all part of Livingstone College homecoming

Livingstone College released a full event schedule for its 2017 Homecoming next week. The homecoming game is set for a […]

5 Things to do this week in Charlotte (Oct. 23-27)

On Tuesday, mayoral candidates will debate in a live edition of “Charlotte Talks” with Mike Collins. On Thursday, learn ways to minimize food waste through food prep and storage.

Wow! What a week

This week’s roundup: What would America be without white folks? Kaep fights back as Trump starts petition. And George W. Bush, man of reason.

JCSU’s Homecoming Week promises comedy, music and, of course, football

Stars from Nick Cannon’s “Wildin’ Out” and the Breakfast Club morning show are coming to celebrate the week-long event

It’s Black Restaurant Week in the Qcity

In this inaugural food event, more than 20 black-owned restaurants will offer discounts of 24-50 percent.

5 Things to do this week in Charlotte (Oct. 16-20)

There’s lots going on this week in Charlotte. We’ve got something for every day of your workweek.

Police arrest suspect in case where charter-school bus was hit by bullet

Video footage shows two men firing at one another in a gas station parking lot in east Charlotte, just before the bus passes into view.

Police arrest Panthers fan who sucker-punched man in Bank of America Stadium

The incident was captured on video and posted to social media, which led to the arrest of a 26-year-old suspect.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 13 Fun Things to Do this Weekend (Oct. 13-15)

This weekend is all about rhythm. Whatever your style, there will be plenty of opportunities to satisfy the groove in […]

Pastors gather for ‘Kneel-In’ protest outside Panthers game

The protests come a week after NFL commissioner Roger Goddell effectively sought to ban players from kneeling for the national anthem.

Local pastors set to stage “Kneel-In” protest before Panthers game

The protest organized by local pastors is meant to spotlight what racial injustices faced by communities of color.


A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...


I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?


Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...


Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.


Joel Ford will seek re-election to his N.C. Senate seat

The three-term Democrat, who failed in his quest to be Charlotte's mayor, announced his re-election bid on Wednesday, hours after...


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