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