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
5 questions for city council member Malcolm Graham
With the arrival of Covid-19, he said, the conversation for Historic West End residents and business owners switched.
By Glenn Burkins | April 17, 2020
Great Things boutique is planning for bigger things
Manager Traci Bullock speeds up plans to open an e-commerce store to restock and generate money to support transitional housing
By Crystal Marie | April 17, 2020
Westside resources for those needing help during COVID-19 pandemic
West Side Connect has compiled a list of organizations based or operating in the West End that are providing assistance.
By QCity Metro Staff | March 20, 2020