N.C. Democrats elect Bobbie Richardson to lead state party

The retired educator and former state legislator is the first Black woman to hold the title.
By Glenn Burkins | February 28, 2021

Care Ring announces Tchernavia Montgomery as next executive director

She leaves her role as chief program officer at Crisis Assistance Ministry to lead the nonprofit that provides health services to vulnerable residents.
By Katrina Louis | February 26, 2021

Breast cancer survivor opens gourmet popcorn shop

Julie Logan is the newest owner of Popcorn Heaven. The parent company has five locations nationwide, including two in Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | February 25, 2021

This couple is keeping STEAM education front and center during the pandemic

Kosal and Tanisha Chea talk about being business partners in their education venture, Idea Lab Kids.
By Katrina Louis | February 23, 2021

The Great 28: Black Charlotteans who are shaping Charlotte

Our inaugural list of Charlotte residents who have used their power, platforms and influence to make our city a better place.
By QCity Metro | February 22, 2021

RV travel inspired these dentists to launch new venture

Robert and Lorette Polite-Young launched Melanin Parks after they discovered RV travel during the pandemic.
By Katrina Louis | February 12, 2021

Who needs a college degree?

Maurice Jones talks about his decision to lead a Fortune 500 initiative to employ 1 million Black people without college degrees.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 10, 2021

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library names new CEO and chief librarian

Nationally recognized library leader Marcellus "MT" Turner to begin April 1.
By Katrina Louis | February 8, 2021

LaWana Mayfield will run for at-large seat on City Council

Mayfield, who served four terms on council representing District 3, announced her candidacy on Monday.
By Glenn Burkins | February 8, 2021

Gerald Wright chosen to lead Davidson Housing Coalition

Wright will begin his duties in March for DHC, a non-profit providing affordable housing and other services to ensure economic diversity in the town of 13,000.
By QCity Metro | February 8, 2021