Oct 5 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY | GANTT CENTER HOSTS “TALK ABOUT IT TUESDAY” TOWN HALL SERIES ON HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DISPARITIES

MEDIA ADVISORY | INVITATION TO ATTEND WHO: Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture WHAT: Talk About It.

Oct 5 2018

Monarch Awarded $1.6M Federal Grant to Expand Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services in Stanly County

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently announced that it will award Monarch a $1.6 million grant to provide Stanly County vital, expanded services for people with serious mental illness and substance use disorders through the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model.

Nov 9 2017

Charlotte’s Food Culture Celebrated in Newly-Published Cookbook

The official launch event will take place November 9th at 5:30pm at JCSU’s New Science Center Atrium and will feature a sampling of menu items directly from the cookbook

Oct 11 2017

Charlotte Housing Authority Recognizes Housing America Month by Focusing on Charlotte’s Need for Affordable Housing

It’s getting expensive to live in Charlotte and the city’s most vulnerable residents, including working families, are having a hard time finding safe, affordable housing in the Queen City because rents and home prices continue to increase faster than wages.

Oct 4 2017

Clarence D. Armbrister Named 14th President of Johnson C. Smith University

The Board of Trustees of Johnson C. Smith University announced today the selection of Clarence D. “Clay” Armbrister, J.D., as the university’s 14th president, effective January 1, 2018.

Oct 2 2017

CIAA Prepares to Welcome Fans “Home” for the 2018 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s and Women’s basketball tournament slated for Feb. 27 to March 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the conference’s headquarters are located.

Sep 8 2017

Father creates bedding alternative for hospital stays

Local father, inventor and founder of Playtime Edventures, Kevin Gatlin, has created new interactive bed sheets to make children’s hospital stays more enjoyable. Playtime Bed Sheets will be available at Levine Children’s Hospital beginning September 11, 2017.

Jun 28 2017

Media Advisory: City Councilman James Mitchell Hosts “Transforming Charlotte through Entrepreneurship” Town Hall Meeting June 29

Join Councilman James Mitchell for an informative town hall discussion on entrepreneurship, business growth and development in Charlotte.

Jun 12 2017

Urban League of Central Carolinas Announces New President & CEO

The Board of Directors of the Urban League of Central Carolinas (ULCC) has named William "Teddy" McDaniel III as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the ULCC, effective Aug. 1. McDaniel will take the helm of the Charlotte affiliate after serving as the President and CEO of the Austin, TX. affiliate for the past 5 years.

Jun 12 2017

MEDIA ALERT: CommUNITY Conversations Series Explores Opportunities to Elevate Historic West End

Event partners include Charlotte-based developer Crescent Communities, Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte Center City Partners, and Sustain Charlotte. Event attendees include representatives from the partner companies, as well as West End residents and stakeholders.