Scene in the Qcity

Scene in the Qcity

Scene at Charlotte’s Favorite Happy Hour at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in SouthPark.

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CMPD to focus on shoplifting at Northlake Mall

CMPD to focus on shoplifting at Northlake Mall

Faced with a rise in shoplifting at Northlake Mall, CMPD has implemented measures its hopes will deter potential thieves.

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City leaders meet privately to discuss police chief hire

City leaders meet privately to discuss police chief hire

Charlotte city officials met behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss finding a replacement for outgoing Police Chief Rodney Monroe, who announced plans to retire May 1.

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Rep. Alma Adams launches veterans hotline

The 12th District congresswoman said the special telephone hotline will assist veterans in her district who need certain types of assistance.

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Tuesday morning wreck claims 1 life; driver charged

Police said alcohol and excessive speed were factors in a Tuesday morning crash that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man.

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CMS needs bus drivers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will host a jobs fair on Thursday to recruit bus drivers for the next school year.

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At JCSU graduation, Tom Joyner dispenses advice...and a little cash

At JCSU graduation, Tom Joyner dispenses advice...and a little cash

For the 260 students who received diplomas Sunday at Johnson C. Smith University, nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner had some words of wisdom...and some cold, hard cash.

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Anthony Foxx, Tim Scott discuss church's role in politics

Anthony Foxx, Tim Scott discuss church's role in politics

Foxx, a Democrat and former Charlotte mayor, appeared on stage for an hour with U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., for a discussion on “political empowerment and the black church.”

 

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UNC Charlotte alum among victims of deadly Amtrak train derailment

UNC Charlotte alum among victims of deadly Amtrak train derailment

Griffith, 42, was dean of student affairs and enrollment management at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, N.Y., where the college called him a pillar of the community.

Health
Mecklenburg health officials seek more women for breast cancer screenings

Mecklenburg health officials seek more women for breast cancer screenings

Wednesday Wellness

Under a federally funded program, women from low-income households without health insurance can receive free screenings for breast and cervical cancers.

News
Google Fiber meets the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum

Google Fiber meets the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum

At this week's Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum, two representatives from Google Fiber gave an update on what's been going on since the company announced plans to bring crazy-fast Internet service Charlotte.

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Delois Huntley, who integrated Alexander Graham Junior High, dies at 69

Delois Huntley, who integrated Alexander Graham Junior High, dies at 69

Huntley was one of four black students to integrate Charlotte schools when she walked through the doors of the all-white Alexander Graham Junior High in 1957.

Events
Living
Family Movie Nite on W. Trade Street

On Saturday, Historic West End Partners and the 5 Points Community Collaborative will show a free screening of the movie "Annie" on an inflatable screen on West Trade Street.

News
Byron Allen calls out Obama: 'white president in blackface'

Byron Allen calls out Obama: 'white president in blackface'

The veteran television host, speaking with TMZ, said President Obama has done nothing for black people and that Black America would have been better off under a white president.

Health
Harvard study: Daily orgasms reduce risks of prostate cancer

For men in their 40s, having an average of 21 orgasms per month equates to an a "significant reduction" in the risks of prostate cancer.

News
5 Things to Start Your Week

5 Things to Start Your Week

It's shaping up to be another busy week in Charlotte. Here are some things we think you should know about.

Health
Working it out on the turntables

Working it out on the turntables

Fitness guru Sonda E.Z. Hines lays aside her exercise mat and picks up a mic, all for a battle-of-the-DJs competition between local journalists.

Health
A family commits to healthier living

A family commits to healthier living

For Slyvia and Melvin Austin, losing weight and embracing a healthier lifestyle has become a family goal.

Living
Mildred Grier and Darius Swann, two of JCSU's oldest living alumni

Mildred Grier and Darius Swann, two of JCSU's oldest living alumni

COMMENTARY

They arrived as freshmen in 1941, the year Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and the United States entered World War II. This year their Johnson C. Smith University class of 1945 marks its seventh decade.

Living
Scene at the JCSU Commencement

Scene at the JCSU Commencement

Johnson C. Smith University awarded degrees to 260 students Sunday at its 143rd commencement ceremonies, where nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner delivered the keynote address.

News
Why rush to settle the Jonathan Ferrell civil suit?

Why rush to settle the Jonathan Ferrell civil suit?

COMMENTARY

The $2.25 million settlement with the family of Jonathan Ferrell comes just weeks before the former CMPD officer who shot Ferrell 10 times is scheduled to go on trial for manslaughter. What's the rush?

Faith
Pew study: Fewer Americans identify as Christians

Pew study: Fewer Americans identify as Christians

VIDEO: Believers in the United States are still overwhelmingly Christian -- with 70 percent identifying themselves as such -- but that's down about 8 percent from just a few years ago.

 

Living
The Obama library announcement left me melancholy

The Obama library announcement left me melancholy

COMMENTARY

News this week that President Obama chose Chicago to host his presidential library was just the latest reminder that his "incredible journey" is winding down.

May 27, 2015
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