Duke Endowment will gift West End property to JCSU, a source says

The gift involves a former A&P grocery store site on W. Trade Street, just south of the JCSU campus.
By Sarafina Wright | May 3, 2021

With $18 million gift from MacKenzie Scott, YMCA of Greater Charlotte will expand programs to reduce poverty and health disparities

The Y's initial focus will be on communities along the West Boulevard and Beatties Ford Road corridors.
By Glenn Burkins | April 13, 2021

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

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

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

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

Behind the mixed-use project coming to Booker Avenue in west Charlotte

CGE Venture Group is planning for retail and office space, a restaurant and a rooftop terrace overlooking uptown Charlotte.
By Janey Tate | September 27, 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