A Charlotte woman looking to do good in her community believes someone is trying to sabotage her vision. The woman says someone stole plants from her new community garden in West Charlotte that was created specifically for young kids in the area.
The petition creator says she doesn’t like that the greenery throughout Charlotte is being destroyed because of development due to the city’s growth. She feels like we don’t have to choose one over the other.
The man you know as the Black Panther in some of your favorite superhero movies has died from stage 3 colon cancer. Chadwick Boseman battled with the disease for 4 years. During that time, he did plenty of work that left a big cultural impact in Hollywood.
One big question that’s still in limbo is your child’s chance to play sports this fall. As of Monday night, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools’ parents, players, and coaches say they are still waiting for district officials to decide if there will be any sports this school year.
An area in uptown Charlotte along North Tryon Street, known as Tent City, is in question. A property owner recently filed a lawsuit and wants a judge to order all of the tents belonging to the homeless community there be removed.
Community leaders are calling on some people to help find solutions to stop the shootings and killings in Charlotte. The focus starts with the youth, specifically in Black neighborhoods because a lot of the times, it’s boys and young men who are either dying or doing the killings in the community.
Beatties Ford Road is getting new artwork on the street. The artists behind the mural say the inspiration for the painting sparked after last Sunday’s shooting. Four people died and several others were hurt.
Plans are being made to make sure that the shooting on Beatties Ford Road from over the weekend never happens again. Different community groups throughout Charlotte say no one else has to die to get this done.