- Community Blood Drive | Nov. 1
- Be A CBCC Holiday Hero | Nov. 1
- The Queen of Comedy Sommore Live Standup Taping | Nov. 1
- Chron's Costume 5K: Running for Awareness and a Cure | Nov. 1
- Colgate Dental Health Fair Sponsored by the Crown Jewel Links | Nov. 1
- Jazz at the Bechtler: Latin Jazz | Nov. 7
- Step Afrika! | Nov. 7
It's been 20 years since C. Brian Williams founded Step Afrika! in the South Africa township of Soweto. He talks with Qcitymetro about its humble roots and upcoming stop in Charlotte.
A funeral service for West Charlotte High School football coach D’Amon Maurice “Mo” Collins has been scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 1, at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
With help from a prominent consultant, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials say they will adopt new strategies to engage more families in the education process.
One of Charlotte’s most notoriously troubled neighborhoods will unveil plans Tuesday to restore and put back into use an 87-year-old schoolhouse listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
According to a CMS statement, Collins died early Sunday "after an unexpected illness." He was 38 years old.
With careful effort and lots of talent, the Charlotte native has accomplished what few artists do -- he recorded a Christmas album ("Home for the Holidays") that is vibrantly fresh, yet richly familiar.
Paul Clark Williams, 55, was being held n the Mecklenburg jail, charged with the Oct. 15 shooting death of 44-year-old Jestine Anita Clyburn in northeast Charlotte.
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Nine-year-old actress and model Cameron Mills of Rock Hill was signed by an agent at age 4. In her latest adventure, she landed a minor role in the movie "Addicted."
Police on Monday arrested the first of two female suspects wanted in connection with the robbery of a clothing store in southwest Charlotte.
As the Levine Museum of the New South prepares to open a photo exhibition documenting the 1965 voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, we spoke with museum historian Tom Hanchett.
Each Wednesday, Qcitymetro will publish an audio message by Dr. Thaddeus John Bell, who is working to improve the health of African Americans and others in historically underserved communities.
PNC Bank will give $1 million to help preschool children in two Charlotte communities build their vocabularies, part of its national “Grow Up Great” campaign to prepare children for school.
By failing to issue an up or down ruling on gay marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court is ducking one of its most basic responsibilities.
Livingstone was predicted to finish No. 1 in the men’s Southern Division, well ahead of Johnson C. Smith at No. 4. The JCSU women were predicted to finish No. 3 in their division.
A 56-year-old man died early Saturday after he was shot by his son at a home in south Charlotte, according to police.
A 22-year-old man died Saturday after he crashed a 1996 Jaguar XJ-6 while being pursued by deputies with the Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office.
At Park Road Baptist Church in south Charlotte, a group of predominately white residents -- men, women and teens – gathered for a candid discussion about race and the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
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A viral video that shows a young woman being verbally acknowledged as she walks down the streets of New York City has sparked some interesting online discussions.
Four years after he last performed in the Queen City, comedian Bill Cosby is heading back to the Belk Theater for two shows on Sunday, Feb. 22.
The executive director of Children's Theatre of Charlotte talks about some of her priorities as she settles into her new job.
Apathy amounts to unspoken approval of the status quo. If you stay home on Election Day, you are allowing those who care nothing about you to govern you.
An increase would generate about $35 million annually for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Central Piedmont Community College, the Arts & Science Council and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
It’s funny how we sometimes find ourselves in a wrestling match with God, rejecting His plan and mistakenly believing we know what's best.
Although the disease may not touch you personally, breast cancer affects African American women more severely than it does other race, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In sentencing former Mayor Patrick Cannon to 44 months in prison, U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney struck the right balance between punishment, deterrence and judicial discretion.
Police said the shooting occurred Saturday morning in the 300 block of Hovis Road, just west of Rozzells Ferry Road and Brookshire Freeway.
Fifteen years ago, William Wilson was jacking up tires and filling gas tanks as one of a few African-Americans on NASCAR pit crews. Today he's a high-end clothier known to celebrities and racing winners.
Starting January 1, Johnson C. Smith University will ban all tobacco products on the west Charlotte campus and on all university-owned and -operated properties.
When I look back over my life, I will never be able to say “thank you” enough for all the goodness I have been blessed to receive.
Scene at the Route 29 Seafood Festival in Concord, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. In addition to a seafood competition, the daylong event included music by R&B groups Con Funk Shun, Cherelle, Howard Hewitt, and Keith Washington.
With the kickoff this weekend of the Charlotte Classic Jazz Festival, the city's arts community will take a first step toward building what some hope will be a truly regional music event.
Frederick Jabber moved to Charlotte last month to opened an Ike Behar men's clothing store at Phillips Place. Qcitymetro caught up with him this week for a Q&A.