One mother’s ‘rewarding’ journey toward home ownership

Powered by: Building homes, communities and hope through affordable homeownership in the Charlotte Region. The third time proved too much. Twice before the apartment that Lapri Holmes shared with her teenage daughter had been vandalized, but now — after the third incident — Holmes had made up her mind: She would one day own her own home

Ride free on CATS – Q City Metro

The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) will offer fare-free rides on Saturday, Feb. 4, aboard all its trains and buses. The move commemorates Transit Equity Day, a nationally recognized day to promote “equity and accessibility in public transit,” CATS said in a statement. The day also honors the legacy of Rosa Parks, whose refusal to

CMPD investigating fatal shooting in south Charlotte

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department  is investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday night in south Charlotte. According to a news release, shortly before 11:00 p.m., officers responded to a call about shots fired in the 6000 block of Pineburr Road.  When officers got there, they found a victim with multiple gunshot wounds.  Medic pronounced the victim deceased on scene. Free Newsletter

Harold’s Chicken and Ice Bar to open in University this weekend

It’s finally here. Harold’s Chicken and Ice Bar, a Chicago-based restaurant, is set to open this Friday, Feb. 3.  A ribbon cutting will be held to welcome its first wave of customers, and according to an Instagram post from the restaurant said they will serve guests until 2 a.m.  Eliot Mosby, owner of the Charlotte location, said

I feel shame – Q City Metro

Once again, America has a front-row seat to a familiar old film: Violent policing of African American men. And once again, I am angry. I’m sad. Once again, like many others, I am horrified. This time feels different, though. This time, I feel a sense of shame that wasn’t so much a part of previous

Pedestrian killed in fatal truck collision in University City

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a fatal truck collision involving a pedestrian in the University City on early Sunday morning. According to a news release by CMPD, at approximately 1:56 a.m., officers responded to the 2400 block of West W. T. Harris Boulevard in reference to a motor vehicle crash call for service involving