Oct 17 2017


The first and only festival of its kind in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region, the Charlotte Kids Fest will expand educational and entertainment options for children and their families. Introducing families to the campus of UNC Charlotte, attendees will experience four main interactive areas

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 11 2017

Newbery Award Winning Author Visits Local Students from Diverse Backgrounds

Newbery Award Winning author, Matt de la Pena, will be at Charlotte Country Day School October 11 and 12 speaking to 350 students from 5 Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools along with Country Day students as part of the ongoing Diversity Guest Author Series.

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

Consolidated Media Alliance hosts community discussion to explore the path forward one year after Keith Lamont Scott shooting and protests

The Charlotte community is invited to join Consolidated Media Alliance, an innovative partnership between The Charlotte Post Newspaper, QCityMetro and NewsReleaseNow, for a discussion to explore the impact and path forward one year after the Keith Lamont Scott shooting and protests.

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.

Aug 29 2017

Apparo Announces Four New Appointments to its Board of Directors

Four new members have been elected to the Board of Directors of Apparo, the only local nonprofit that connects corporate volunteers with nonprofits with specific technology needs.

Aug 8 2017

Local digital solutions firm launches Thinkers Lab after-school program that combines technology + entrepreneurship

A Cultivated Mindset, a Charlotte-based technology solutions firm, announced today the launch of its new, innovative Thinker’s Lab after-school program for Charlotte youth. After successfully piloting the program at Charlotte Lab School in uptown Charlotte, the firm will be expanding the program to other schools in the Charlotte area.

Aug 2 2017

Carolina Family Services Hosts Back-to-School Book Bag Drive August 5

With the 2017 -2018 school year on the horizon, Carolina Family Services is hosting a back-to-school book bag drive for local Greenville youth in grades kindergarten through fifth grade.