As UNC Charlotte’s top receiver, Grant DuBose is making the most of a second opportunity
A year ago, the Montgomery, Alabama, native was working at Walmart -- one of three part-time jobs he held while waiting out the pandemic.
By Jalon Hill | October 13, 2021
Decades after a Shrine Bowl snub, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick gets his recognition
The Charlotte Sports Foundation has named an annual high school football award in honor of the 1960s prep standout.
By Jalon Hill | October 11, 2021
GRITS CLT: when you want a home-cooked meal…from a food truck
With catering services and food truck, Jorieka Downey says she has big dreams for the future.
By Bethany Lane | October 8, 2021
A Charlotte native, Ashley Cumberbatch returned home to lead US Bank’s local expansion efforts
As Charlotte district manager, her portfolio includes the bank’s local retail branches, retail expansion and digital strategy.
By Glenn Burkins | September 21, 2021
Former UNC Charlotte football player finds work as a social media pitch man
It all started with a video he posted to TikTok one day during the pandemic.
By Jalon Hill | September 17, 2021
As the new CMS athletic director, Ericia Turner says she wants to emphasize academics as well as sports
Turner says her drive for education comes from past experiences, especially the death of her infant son.
By Jalon Hill | September 14, 2021
Local dentist couple score a deal with Charlotte Hornets
Drs. Drew and Joya Lyons of Smile Savvy Cosmetic Dentistry sign on as a dental partner with the NBA franchise.
By Katrina Louis | September 1, 2021
Former Knight Foundation director is named Charlotte’s first arts & culture officer
Priya Sircar, who spent 20 years working nationally in the arts and culture sector, will be charged with developing a new arts plan for Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | August 30, 2021
Celebrated mom, on-air personality and social media standout Louise ‘Wheezy’ Glover dies at 81
She never stopped making friends. She never stopped teaching.
By QCity Metro | August 26, 2021
Charlotte woman shares battle with anxiety through performance
With the debut of her one-woman show, Mia Love Live seeks to shed light on mental health in Black communities.
By Jalon Hill | August 26, 2021