Beatties Ford Road corridor sets the bar for Charlotte development initiative

Beatties Ford Road kicks off the City of Charlotte's 'corridors of opportunity.' Stakeholders will focus on six corridors around the city.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 9, 2020

Spencer Cochran, a leader in CMPD’s Metro Division, is heading to Richmond

The 32-year veteran will work with Richmond's new police chief on issues relating to community engagement.
By Glenn Burkins | August 30, 2020

Change Agents: In the shadow of JCSU, Dianna Ward is creating a new retail environment

The Charlotte business owner, with two co-investors, will soon welcome three new tenants to the Five Points property they bought.
By Glenn Burkins | August 16, 2020

Weekend violence: 4 killed in separate shootings, including 16-year-old boy

With the homicide rate in Charlotte climbing, City Manager Marcus Jones last week outlined a plan to address violent crime in four of the city’s “hot spots.”
By Glenn Burkins | July 13, 2020

‘Beauty for ashes’: Artists seek to honor 4 who died in Beatties Ford Road shooting

Community advocates say the violence that left four dead will not deter efforts to improve the lives of residents and business owners along the corridor
By Glenn Burkins | June 28, 2020

Honeywell donates $2 million, launches Center City Small Business Innovation Fund

Minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses will be shown priority for grants up to $40,000.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 18, 2020

Juneteenth celebration back in drive

Covid-19 put the brakes on original plans, but community advocates came together to put the event back on track.
By Brandi Williams | June 14, 2020

Mildred Grier, a West End neighbor you should know

A child of the Great Depression, Grier recently celebrated her 97th birthday. She and her late husband, Joe, were among the first residents of McCrorey Heights.
By Patsy V. Pressley | May 17, 2020

Former West Charlotte High student plans fundraiser for vocational program that launched his career

Proceeds will benefit the West Charlotte cosmetology program and the Clinton L. Blake Endowment scholarship.
By Emiene Wright | May 17, 2020

Asked & Answered: When will the Beatties Ford Road streetcar project be finished?

For answers, we turned to the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), which is overseeing the work and will operate the streetcar.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 17, 2020