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

Along Beatties Ford Road, business owners ‘trying to hang on’ in times of coronavirus

Businesses along the Beatties Ford Road corridor react to coronavirus-related restrictions.
By Emiene Wright | March 20, 2020

JCSU a ‘ghost town’ for remaining students on campus

Most students left for an extended spring break. Others have until March 30 to vacate campus.
By Emiene Wright | March 19, 2020

JCSU responds to coronavirus with campus shutdown

The historically Black university announces measures to safeguard against COVID-19.
By Emiene Wright | March 14, 2020

Booker T. mural tells story of Washington Heights

Washington Heights Neighborhood Association commissions bold new mural on Beatties Ford Road.
By Emiene Wright | March 6, 2020

Asked & Answered: How did “West Charlotte” become “Historic West End”?

A man who grew up on Charlotte's west side wants to know when (and how) the name of his neighborhood got changed.
By Glenn Burkins | March 6, 2020

Oaklawn Park pins hopes on ‘historic’ status to protect against gentrification

The West End neighborhood would join six other Charlotte communities as historic districts.
By Emiene Wright | March 6, 2020

Knight Foundation pledges new money for Historic West End

The three-year grant will pay to jump-start community-driven programming at Five Points Plaza, a public space soon to be built near Johnson C. Smith University in Historic West End.
By Glenn Burkins | February 10, 2020

3 Charlotte universities unite to promote ‘racial healing’ in community

The effort by Johnson C. Smith University, Queens University of Charlotte and UNC Charlotte is part of a larger initiative.
By Glenn Burkins | January 29, 2020