Let's Talk About Jazz

Let's Talk About Jazz

In a collaboration that drew nearly 100 people Wednesday evening, the Gantt Center and Jazz Arts Initiative kicked off a quarterly talk session where jazz fans can listen to -- and discuss -- the legendary artists who shaped the genre.

Health
16 workouts to spice up your fitness routine

16 workouts to spice up your fitness routine

QCITY HEALTH

Sondra E.Z. Hines looks at 16 workout routines that will spice things up in the gym and outdoors.

News
Police: Robbery suspect cut his own throat as officers closed in

A man suspected of common law robbery pulled a knife and cut his own throat when officers approached to arrest him, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Faith
Rev. Dwayne Walker kicks off campaign to be an AME Zion bishop

Rev. Dwayne Walker kicks off campaign to be an AME Zion bishop

The Rev. Dwayne Walker, pastor of Little Rock AME Zion Church in Charlotte, said the time has come to seek a new phase in his ministry.

News
Four men arrested after non-fatal shooting on JCSU campus

Four men arrested after non-fatal shooting on JCSU campus

Authorities said the men, ranging in age from 19 to 21, had earlier been denied entry into a students-only party celebrating the close of the academic year. Hours later, shots rang out on the west Charlotte campus.

News
Arrest made in 1988 killing of Charlotte taxi driver

More than 27 years after a Charlotte taxi driver was shot and killed in an apparent robbery, police announced Thursday that they had used DNA to make an arrest in the case.

News
At Carowinds, a food festival that offers a 'Taste of the Carolinas'

At Carowinds, a food festival that offers a 'Taste of the Carolinas'

Starting Saturday and continuing each weekend through May 17, the park that straddles the Carolinas border will be serving up sample dishes representing nine Carolinas food regions.

News
Echoes of the movie 'Get Hard: Charlotte man starts business to counsel inmates

Echoes of the movie 'Get Hard: Charlotte man starts business to counsel inmates

Six months ago, Obie Chambers of Charlotte was let out of a federal prison camp in Edgefield, S.C., and quickly started a company he calls The Exigency Group, which provides counseling services to people facing time behind bars.

News
News Flash: GOP voters in S.C. disapprove of President Obama

News Flash: GOP voters in S.C. disapprove of President Obama

In a survey of likely Republican voters in South Carolina's 2016 presidential primary, Winthrop University found (among other things) virtually no support for President Barack Obama.

News
JCSU names its technology center to honor former President Dorothy C. Yancy

JCSU names its technology center to honor former President Dorothy C. Yancy

The building will graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). JCSU officials said the naming was fitting tribute to Yancy, who understood early on the importance of technology in education.

News
New study finds racial disparities in Charlotte traffic stops

New study finds racial disparities in Charlotte traffic stops

Though African-Americans make up less than a third of the city’s driving-age residents, they are pulled over by police more frequently, receive more tickets and are the subjects of roadside searches twice as often as whites

Events
Living
On The Town With Toni

On The Town With Toni

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson's weekly entertainment picks. It's fun for grown-ups.

Living
The Amazing Taste (Win 2 Tickets)

The Amazing Taste (Win 2 Tickets)

Qcitymetro is giving away two tickets to this first-of-its kind food and arts event in uptown Charlotte.

News
5 things to start your week

5 things to start your week

It's shaping up to be another busy week in the Qcity. Here are five things you should know about.

Health
Amelia Smith: Finding time in her busy schedule to exercise

Amelia Smith: Finding time in her busy schedule to exercise

QCITY HEALTH

Amelia Smith, a retired accounting technician, is part of the Village HeartBEAT team at Greater Salem Church. Her team leader calls her a model of consistency.

News
Meet the 2015 Delta Debutantes

Meet the 2015 Delta Debutantes

Thirty-eight high school seniors competed in this years Debutante Cotillion, an annual event sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Charlotte Alumnae Chapter, and The Deltas of Charlotte Foundation

News
No, I won't 'humble' myself before law enforcement

No, I won't 'humble' myself before law enforcement

COMMENTARY

I commend former FBI agent Quentin Williams for his efforts to save black lives, but I can't agree with his advice that we should "humble" ourselves when confronted by law enforcement officers.

Faith
Why do we covet what others have?

Why do we covet what others have?

FAITH MATTERS

What others have may look good on the outside, but if you look closely, you may be surprised by what you find.

Health
Village HeartBEAT Field Day

Village HeartBEAT Field Day

Members from 17 local churches met on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University on Saturday, April 4, to compete in the annual Village HeartBEAT Field Day.

News
Former FBI agent tells CPCC students how to avoid fatal encounters with police

Former FBI agent tells CPCC students how to avoid fatal encounters with police

Quentin Williams, a lawyer who grew up in New York City and spent several years as an FBI agent, has written a book -- “A Survival Guide: How Not to Get Killed by the Police, Part I.”

News
JCSU hires Kermit Blount as its new football coach

JCSU hires Kermit Blount as its new football coach

Kermit Blount, the new head football coach at JCSU, spent five years coaching at Delaware State but saw some of his best years at Winston-Salem State University, where his teams went 91-87-3.

April 27, 2015
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