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