West Charlotte native joins QCity Metro as Historic West End reporter

Sarafina Wright, a graduate of West Charlotte High, has remained deeply rooted in the neighborhoods that shaped her.
By Sarafina Wright | March 30, 2021

Near a westside convenience store, another homicide

The Wednesday night shooting comes as neighbors near the A to Z store are rallying to address what they say is pattern of crime there.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 25, 2021

Along Beatties Ford Road, the pending sale of a small store has triggered big emotions

Neighbors say the store has become a magnet for crime and loiterers, and they are demanding that the buyer commits to addressing those concerns.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 22, 2021

‘Heritage of Biddleville’ wins Charlotte placemaking bid

Mural highlighting Historic West End will be installed as part of city's I-77 and West Trade Street underpass project.
By Katrina Louis | February 19, 2021

After nearly closing, the West End Fresh Seafood Market keeps its doors open

Owner Bernetta Powell says 2020 tested her faith, but she stayed committed to serving her community.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | February 9, 2021

2 townhome projects set for Historic West End

The townhomes, priced in the high $300,000s, are the latest in a string of projects slated for the historically Black community.
By Glenn Burkins | January 13, 2021

This $30,000 Historic West End mural project is up for grabs

The City of Charlotte is seeking a local artist to honor Historic West End with a mural as part of the city's placemaking program.
By Katrina Louis | December 22, 2020

Quest for affordable housing: For 2 ‘shotgun’ homes in First Ward, a new life awaits

The structures, rich in Black history, will be used to supplement affordable housing in the city's Lakeview neighborhood.
By Glenn Burkins | December 8, 2020

Gold Line extension set to open in early 2021

The Phase 2 project will add 2.5 miles (and 11 stops) to the 1.5-mile route that opened in 2015.
By Glenn Burkins | December 7, 2020

E-Fix Development Corp. breaks ground on commercial project in West End business district

JPMorgan Chase & Co. will anchor the property once home to the original McDonald’s Cafeteria at the corner of Beatties Ford Road and LaSalle Street.
By Katrina Louis | November 20, 2020