Step 1 - Theme Options

To begin customizing your site go to Appearance -> Customizer and select Theme Options. Here's you'll find custom options to help build your site.

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Step 2 - Setup Slider

To add a slider go to Theme Options -> Homepage and choose page slider. The slider will use the page title, excerpt and featured image for the slides.

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Step 3 - Create Homepage

To add featured content go to Theme Options -> Homepage (Featured) and turn the switch on then add the content you want for each section.

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Pedestrian struck and killed in vehicle crash on Independence Blvd

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a fatal crash Friday night that claimed the life of a pedestrian on Independence Blvd. Police identified the victim as 43-year-old Kristine Ann Sikorski. According to a statement from the department, at approximately 9:38 p.m., officers responded to the 8500 block of E Independence Blvd. about a motor vehicle

Can you get a perfect score on our Black trivia quiz?

So, you think you know Black trivia? Test your knowledge with our five-question quiz. Earlier this month, we had a capacity crowd for QCity Metro’s Black Trivia Night at Weathered Souls Brewery. On Friday, June 2, we’ll return to Weathered Souls, but in a bigger space. Be sure to reserve your spot on our new

Mint Museum Uptown closed after fire

The Mint Museum Uptown will be closed until Saturday, May 27. The museum made the announcement on its Instagram following a small fire in Mariposa at the Mint, a restaurant located near the museum’s entrance. “It triggered our fire suppression system which has to be manually cleared,” spokesperson Michele Huggins told QCity Metro. The Mint

Construction begins on first Camp North End apartments

A new apartment complex in Camp North End is under construction. It will bring 301 units that vary in size, layout and cost. Real estate company ATCO Properties & Management has committed to making 7% of the multifamily units to residents earning up to 80% of the average median income. The complex will also include

Black male ballet dancers are few in number but rich in confidence

Being a Black male ballet dancer has been no easy feat, but it never stopped Maurice Mouzon Jr. Despite being teased and criticized, Mouzon’s love for dance and determination trumped negativity. Mouzon is a professional dancer with Charlotte Ballet. He has participated in training with the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as well as the

Day trippin’: A girl’s guide to Columbia, SC

Whether you’re looking for rest and relaxation, to experience art and world-class cuisine, plentiful shopping, or to stay up — and out — past your usual bedtime, you’ll find all that and more just 94 miles south of Charlotte. Affectionately known as “Cola,” Columbia is full to the brim with southern charm, wonder, and adventure.