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Local youth leader faces sex charges

A local youth leader faces sex charges. Benjamin Damron, 36, is charged with nine counts of indecent liberties with a child and one count of sexual battery,Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.  Damron’s three victims, all teenage boys, interacted with him in his role as a volunteer church youth leader and coach. He used his position to take

CMPD SWAT de-escalated two incidents on Thursday

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s SWAT team de-escalated two incidents in Charlotte on Thursday. The first incident occurred shortly after 3:00 p.m. in west Charlotte. Officers responded to a call for service referencing one individual that was shot near 12000 block of Moores Chapel Road.  Police said officers responded to the scene where witnesses reported an armed suspect

Lowe’s Survey – Q City Metro

This survey is sponsored by Lowe’s Just like QCity Metro, Lowe’s wants to be a better resource for our readers. Take this 2 minute survey and enter your contact information to be entered to win a $50 gift card to Lowe’s. We’ll announce the winner on Monday November 21, 2022. For each of the following home

Love, Basketball and Eloping – Q City Metro

Jalen’s first attempt to meet Alexandra did not end well. It took some effort, but when she finally agreed to join him for a day of basketball and soccer, and he knew it was make or break time.   Bride: Alexandra Politis, 28, sports dietician – Coastal Carolina University, native of Charlotte, North Carolina Groom: Jalen

Lowe’s Survey – Q City Metro

This survey is sponsored by Lowe’s Just like QCity Metro, Lowe’s wants to be a better resource for our readers. Take this 2 minute survey and enter your contact information to be entered to win a $50 gift card to Lowe’s. We’ll announce the winner on Monday November 21, 2022. For each of the following home

High honor for former commissioner

This item first appeared in our morning newsletter, which is delivered Monday through Saturday to more than 7,000 smart subscribers in the Charlotte area. You can become one of them. Poet, dancer and “inopportune” singer. Those were just a few of the ways that Mecklenburg commissioners remembered Ella Scarborough, their former colleague, who died earlier this

Christmas comes early – Q City Metro

This item first appeared in our morning newsletter, which is delivered Monday through Saturday to more than 7,000 smart subscribers in the Charlotte area. You can become one of them. Natalie Frazier’s morning started with key card troubles when she tried to enter her building, but things got better from there.  The CEO of The Arts

$5 million to increase diversity for healthcare

This item first appeared in our morning newsletter, which is delivered Monday through Saturday to more than 7,000 smart subscribers in the Charlotte area. You can become one of them. Atrium Health received a $5 million donation to increase accessibility to careers in healthcare. People from marginalized communities will have access to programs that will

Meet CLT’s newest wine instructor

Anthony M. Wesley, the wine director at the upscale McNinch House restaurant in Charlotte, has launched a “non-traditional” wine school. The New School for Wine aims to attract “people who enjoy wines, love to learn more about wine, or expand on their wine knowledge for their own benefit in their own time,” Wesley told QCity Metro