Tammy Greene, Charlotte’s ‘Jazz Diva,’ dies after years-long battle with breast cancer

Greene was owner of Jazz Diva Entertainment, a promotion team that hosted jazz events locally and in the greater Charlotte area.
By Jalon Hill | November 23, 2021

‘We’re rebuilding’: Stan Law, the new CEO of YMCA of Greater Charlotte, returns home

With $40 million in revenue losses, the local YMCA system could take two years to recover fully from Covid-19's impact, Law says.
By Sarafina Wright | November 23, 2021

When Covid-19 threatened her laundry business, a local woman saw a chance to innovate

To give her clients a contactless option, Domonique Boone, owner of Leslie's Laundry Care, has placed self-service lockers in Carolina Place Mall.
By Jalon Hill | November 22, 2021

‘A selfless humanitarian’: the community remembers Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown

Garmon-Brown co-founded the Charlotte Community Health Clinic, a free clinic for uninsured patients.
By Jalon Hill | November 18, 2021

A political force: Stacey Abrams stops in Charlotte, reflecting on business, politics and social justice

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate said voter education is essential to treating the ills of society.
By Sarafina Wright | November 18, 2021

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