People

Former NBA star Antawn Jamison dreams of the front office 

After 16 NBA seasons, the Charlotte native says he has no regrets about retiring and talked about a new set of priorities.

REAL TALK with JD: A Breakfast Brothers Morning Show Reunion 

In this podcast, radio veterans Janine Davis (DJ), Fly Ty, Tone X and BJ Murphy reminisce about the days when they had the No. 1 morning show in Charlotte.

Woman linked to R. Kelly denies being held captive 

One of the women whose parents told police she is being held captive by R&B singer R. Kelly refused to […]

T.J. Reddy retrospective celebrates 50 years of ‘creative resolve’

Works by the Charlotte artist, poet and activist span 50-plus years, including a stint in prison. “Nothing could stop me from being able to express myself.”

Panthers fire GM Dave Gettleman 

Gettleman’s tenure was marked by a series of unpopular moves, including releasing veteran leaders.

Meet Seivelle Boayue, Qcitymetro’s new beauty columnist

My goal is to connect with Charlotte-area readers and industry professionals on topics related to style, health and beauty.

Jay-Z announces 4:44 Tour will stop in Charlotte

The rap mogul will perform in the Qcity on November 16 to promote his latest studio album.

Mecklenburg’s interim health director says she wants to be inclusive, forward looking

Harris, 65, was hired under a six-month contract after the forced resignation of Dr. Marcus Plescia, the county’s outgoing health director.

NCCU professor will trek 10,000 miles for mental health awareness

Robert Horne, who teaches in the NCCU School of Education, left Thursday on a motorcycle ride that will see him practically circle the United States.

Johnson Akinleye named 12th chancellor of North Carolina Central

Akinleye had been leading the Durham campus on an interim basis since November 2016, following the death of former Chancellor Debra Saunders-White.

Dwight Howard looks forward to upcoming season with Hornets 

Dwight Howard knows his NBA image has become tarnished. He knows that, at age 31, some people consider him to […]

Russell Simmons reflects on success and entrepreneurship

The co-founder of Def Jam sat down with Reuters to talk about how he went from a modest boyhood in New York City to becoming a master of all trades.

Scene at the 2nd Annual AKA Denim & White Day Affair

The ladies of the Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated hosted the event to raise funds for Ethnic-Minority Scholarships and other annual contributions.

Center City Partners wants to make Charlotte a destination for live music

The group most associated with uptown business development believes more live music can be an engine for economic growth.

North Carolina Central professor competes on NBC endurance challenge

Jodie Fleming, who joined the NCCU staff in 2012 as a breast cancer researcher, is part of a five-person team called the Little Giants.

News & Buzz

Brooklyn Village developer says project will expand economic opportunity

Developers of the $683.3 million construction project in uptown Charlotte have said at least 35 percent of total contracts will...

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Voices

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...

Faith

Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

QcityEVENTS

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Charlotte Seen Ball
12.14
‘The Perfect Present’ Christmas Musical Drama
12.14
Lupus Foundation Support Group- North Mecklenburg County
12.15
Darryl Evan Jones’ Carolina Christmas
12.15
Creative Clay Workshop Series by Clayworks – Special Needs Group