Catching up with Clarence Boston: he left Charlotte to open one of Georgia’s first Black-owned breweries
"It's Chocolate City down here," Boston says, comparing Atlanta and its Black business climate to Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | January 6, 2021
7 interesting people we met in 2020
Some of our favorite people stories of 2020.
By Katrina Louis | December 29, 2020
2020 couldn’t stop DaBaby’s rock star year
The Charlotte rapper dominated music charts and remained a trending topic in an unprecedented year.
By Kallan Louis | December 28, 2020
Rev. Dwayne Walker on receiving $50,000 donation, contracting Covid-19 and more
Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church received the large donation a week before the Christmas holiday.
By Katrina Louis | December 21, 2020
Gas station workers face safety challenges during pandemic
Cashiers at gas stations and convenience stores aren’t typically who we think of as essential workers. How they stay safe on the job isn't easy.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | December 16, 2020
Hornets’ President, CIAA Commissioner talk joining sports leadership council, Covid effect and increasing tourism
Fred Whitfield and Jacqie McWilliams are among the 31 individuals part of the North Carolina Sports Leadership Council. The group is helping to increase sports event tourism across the state.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 15, 2020
She hired her first employees a week before the pandemic arrived. How has business fared since then?
Destini Gilliam's story is indicative of a much bigger narrative that has impacted Black businesses, specifically those owned by Black women.
By Katrina Louis | December 11, 2020
With a second chance, Dave Moore pays it forward to at-risk youth and returning citizens
Dave Moore served a three-year sentence for selling drugs. But past mistakes won't define him or those who join his auto body repair program.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 10, 2020
Get to know Sophia Matthews Partlow, new executive at the Gantt Center
The Charlotte native is bringing more than just her technical skills to her role as VP of communications and technology innovation.
By Katrina Louis | December 9, 2020
CMPD Chief Jennings ‘feels fine’ after testing positive for Covid-19
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings’ positive test results come on the same day Gov. Roy Cooper announces that the state is entering a modified Stay at Home order.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 8, 2020