Dissatisfied with media coverage, CMPD launches blog to tell its own story

Melissa Treadaway, who once covered CMPD for the Charlotte Observer and now writes and edits “Beyond the Badge,” said the blog will put a human face on the officers in blue.

William Barber stepping down as North Carolina NAACP president to head national movement

Barber said his new effort to establish the New Poor People’s Campaign will focus on organizing poor people of all races in 25 states and the District of Columbia.

Wheels Up! Bangkok, Thailand

For three Charlotte women, a layover in Thailand’s capital became a three-day odyssey of exotic food, sightseeing, shopping and one unforgettable Thai massage.

Aspiring rapper shot and killed in his Shelby home

An aspiring rapper was shot dead in Shelby on Saturday, police said. The Shelby Star cited police in reporting that […]

ASC names Toni L. Freeman its executive vice president for community engagement

Freeman, currently Chief Operating Officer for the Mint Museum, will lead ASC’s strategic change initiatives.

Deanna Cureton is CMS Teacher of the Year; Steven Randolph is top teacher assistant

Cureton, who joined CMS in 2004, said her lessons are focused on collaboration and project-based learning.

Woman eats $7,000 after fight with husband

A 30-year-old Colombian woman reportedly swallowed $7,000 in U,S. currency in a desperate act to hide the money during a […]

On the Move: Antia Dawkins joins JCSU communications and marketing team

Dawkins, a native of Spartanburg, S.C., holds two degrees from Claflin University and spent years working as a public relations specialist at South Carolina State University.

Panthers top pick Christian McCaffrey ‘can’t wait to get to work’

Carolina Panthers first-round draft pick Christian McCaffrey is introduced at Bank of America Stadium on Friday. The Panthers made the […]

For award-winning photographer Zun Lee, the concept of black fatherhood has long been nuanced

This German-born photographer who now lives in Canada is using his camera to expose a truth rarely portrayed or appreciated in mainstream media.

News & Buzz

Black Political Caucus endorses Vi Lyles in Democratic race for mayor

Lyles released a statement on her campaign’s Facebook page thanking the caucus for what she called a "historic early endorsement.”


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?


Under GOP bill, 23 million could lose health coverage, says government watchdog

The report could aid Democrats who have accused President Trump and congressional Republicans of putting sick and low-income people at...


William Barber stepping down as North Carolina NAACP president to head national movement

Barber said his new effort to establish the New Poor People's Campaign will focus on organizing poor people of all...


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