Deputy Chief Johnny Jennings announced as next CMPD police chief
The 28-year CMPD veteran will succeed Chief Kerr Putney following the Republican National Convention.
By Qcitymetro | May 20, 2020
Q&A with DeAlva Wilson, small-business owner and Community Recovery Task Force member
She heads the D Wilson Agency and joins a group of entrepreneurs helping Charlotte's small businesses during Covid-19 recovery efforts.
By Christine Edwards | May 18, 2020
For Tino McFarland, entrepreneurship was always the path; construction was the gateway
McFarland Construction opened shop following the Great Recession. It marks its 10th anniversary during a global pandemic.
By Dante Miller | May 15, 2020
Gastonia church serves thousands curbside at drive-thru pantry
Weekly drive-thru pantry at Mt. Zion Restoration Church provides food and supplies to anyone who needs it. Gaston residents can apply for additional help.
By Dante Miller | May 14, 2020
Veltree chef Velvet Jacobs talks new Hollywood restaurant and journey to L.A.
VTree Hollywood opened on April 30 with altered plans due to coronavirus. It’s the second restaurant from the team behind Charlotte’s Veltree vegan cafe.
By William Dawson | May 12, 2020
BlackHawk Mortgage is reaching the community faced with stricter loan requirements
The veteran-owned business is ramping up efforts to increase homebuying opportunities and financial literacy in their communities.
By Loán Lake | May 11, 2020
Pfeiffer University provost named Mitchell College president
Also, Johnson C. Smith University hires former graduate as new vice president.
By Dante Miller | May 5, 2020
Opinion | Burdens may be unprecedented, but they don’t have to be insurmountable
The pandemic is reflecting the racial and socioeconomic disparities that exist in our community. We must engage those whose lives have been upended.
By Chris Jackson | May 4, 2020
Beatties Ford Road library branch gets new name
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library renames branch in honor of Allegra Westbrooks, the first African-American public library supervisor in North Carolina.
By Katrina Louis | May 3, 2020