Donald Lawrence and Jermaine Dupri among 2020 NC Music Hall of Fame inductees
Music legend Roberta Flack will also receive lifetime achievement award.
By Katrina Louis | August 9, 2020
Meet Ron Weathers, a QCity Newcomer
This board-certified physical therapist worked with Duke University athletics and two NBA franchises before opening his own practice in the Charlotte area.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 8, 2020
How Covid-19 has upended criminal prosecutions in Mecklenburg County
Because of the pandemic, District Attorney Spencer Merriweather’s team of prosecutors has not convened a jury trial since March 13.
By Glenn Burkins | August 6, 2020
What’s there to laugh about in these days of pandemic? Plenty, says comedian Burpie
The Concord native who has opened for some of the biggest names in stand-up will perform Friday on an outdoor stage at Charlotte's Spirit Square.
By Olivia Todd | August 6, 2020
Block Love Charlotte: Grassroots giving scaled in response to Covid-19
Our spotlight on Black Philanthropy Month continues.
By Sarafina Wright | August 5, 2020
Behind the scenes with this Charlotte microbiologist who created a food delivery service
During a time when public health is top of mind, TakeNow Delivery is adding a bit of science to ensure food safety.
By Sabrina Clark | August 3, 2020
Black Power Moves 2020, Part I: Charlotte Black business leaders share challenges and opportunities
BBOC and the local Black chamber of commerce leaders reflect on the year during Black Business Month.
By Kallan Louis | July 31, 2020
Brandon Bellamy becomes only Black majority owner in professional baseball
Bellamy's Maryland-based real estate and development firm will manage Gastonia's new ballpark and partner on economic development projects in the FUSE District.
By Katrina Louis | July 30, 2020
“I get it. I’m a mother and teacher, too”: CMS teacher shares why she opted daughter out of district’s Plan B+ Remote
Dawn Bratton believes students should be in school buildings, but only when it's safe to do so. She enrolled her daughter in CMS' Full Remote Academy.
By Katrina Louis | July 28, 2020
Yulonda Griffin to direct county department of community resources
Griffin, a graduate of Fayetteville State University, has worked in human services for more than 24 years.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 21, 2020