McCrorey Heights residents say ‘census parade’ had good intentions but poor timing

Neighbors say they weren't informed about the Parade of Counts, which traveled through their neighborhood triggering troubling memories of recent protests.
By Katrina Louis | June 8, 2020

Charlotte activist witnessing civil unrest like never before during George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. continues to chronicle America’s modern Black movements from behind a lens.
By Kallan Louis | June 1, 2020

Natacha Candio infuses her Haitian heritage into Charlotte’s food scene

The 34-year-old is making her mark on Charlotte’s food scene by expanding its access to authentic Caribbean food.
By Loán Lake | May 29, 2020

EMichele Paul is connecting shoppers thirsty to support Black businesses

The Marine veteran founded Melanin Enterprise, a mobile directory for Black businesses, as a safety resource for her kids. Then, it grew into something bigger.
By Christine Edwards | May 27, 2020

This plant lover is on a quest to show Black men have green thumbs too

Stay-at-home restrictions allowed 31-year-old Barry Greene more time for his passion: plants. It's a passion he hopes catches on with more Black men.
By Sabrina Clark | May 21, 2020

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 QCity Metro Staff | 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