Warm weather workouts require extra precautions

The calendar may point towards the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean hot weather is gone. In fact, the […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | September 2, 2015

Words matter, especially when it comes to teaching our children

It’s no secret that children from low-income families lag behind their peers in almost every measure of academic achievement. And […]
By Glenn Burkins | September 1, 2015

Congregation celebrates the life, legacy of Bishop Phillip Davis

Members of Nations Ford Community Church gathered Monday to honor the life and legacy of their senior pastor, Bishop Phillip […]
By Glenn Burkins | September 1, 2015

Randall Kerrick won’t be re-tried for the killing of Jonathan Ferrell. And who’s surprised?

COMMENTARY (in 200 words or less) No one who’s been paying attention should be surprised that CMPD Officer Randall Kerrick […]
By Glenn Burkins | August 28, 2015

A local minister serves God by helping others get fit

Jacotron Potts never set out to be a fitness instructor. But after listening to a sermon that stressed the importance of serving others, he formed an exercise group on his Facebook page.
By Glenn Burkins | August 26, 2015

Meet the man behind Queen City Battle of the Bands

Derek Webber, owner of Webber Marketing & Consulting, brought the Battle of the Bands competition to Charlotte in 2010.
By Glenn Burkins | August 25, 2015

JCSU executive Elfred Pinkard resigns

Elfred Pinkard, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Johnson C. Smith University, has resigned, effective August 14. The […]
By Glenn Burkins | August 18, 2015

Kallan and Katrina Louis: Qcity Newcomers

They lived in South Florida but were looking to make a fresh start. Charlotte won out.
By Qcitymetro Staff | August 7, 2015

Former Livingstone student nominated as NCAA Woman of the Year

Quanera Hayes, a recent Livingstone College graduate who dominated in the 400 meters and won the national title in the event several times, is competing with nearly 150 other women for the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year title.
By Glenn Burkins | August 6, 2015

A chat with Bree Newsome’s dad

Who can forget that picture of Bree Newsome as she scaled a flagpole on the State House grounds in Columbia, […]
By Glenn Burkins | August 5, 2015