People

Q&A with J.C. Watts Jr., co-founder of Black News Channel

The former congressman and star athlete discusses the network’s delayed launch and the intersection of sports and social consciousness.

20 families recognized as Habitat Charlotte celebrates milestone

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte hosted its HomeJoy celebration to commemorate serving 2,000 families with affordable housing.

Floyd D. Young Jr., a black business pioneer in Charlotte, dies at 81

Floyd D. Young Jr., founder of the Charlotte-based food-service company FDY Inc., died Oct. 27, the company announced last week. […]

Lauren Travis, The Barre Code franchise owner, talks about the ballet barre-inspired workout

Lauren Travis pursued entrepreneurship after encouraging words from her mother and nearly two years as an instructor for The Barre Code in Miami.

Meet Shelly Betz, a Qcity Newcomer

Shelly Betz became an empty nester and decided it was the perfect time to make a new start in the Queen City.

Former TV anchor Delano Little and team to open The Public House uptown

Delano Little spent nearly 30 years on TV. His latest venture dips into Charlotte’s food and music scene with an upscale restaurant and jazz club.

Women’s Business Center of Charlotte leader breaks down the numbers for women-owned businesses

Natalie Williams shares the data on women-owned businesses and what it means for Charlotte’s Black women entrepreneurs.

City announces Kerr Putney’s retirement plan, and it’s complicated

Charlotte City Manager Marcus Jones said a permanent replacement will be named after the Republican National Convention.

Essence Magazine’s latest cover features Carolina beauty queens

The magazine features Miss America, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA for its “This is America” photo shoot.

Artist Whitney Austin shares how tragedy inspired her to bet on herself

The millennial gallery owner is following her passion and people are taking notice.

News & Buzz

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Ron Rivera out as Panthers head coach

Panthers owner David Tepper said removing Rivera was the best decision for the team's long-term success.

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Dec. 6-8 weekend guide

Check out some events happening in Charlotte this weekend.

Voices

Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End

Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage...

Health

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“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic...

Faith

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a...

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Community Gathering & Dinner: East Charlotte
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Power 98 Winter Block Party
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Jazzin’ & Bluzin With the Seniors
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George Lopez: A Special Engagement
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Remembering 1619