The organization Community Link is helping Lake Arbor residents find housing. The apartment complex has been in need of major repairs ranging from mold to rodents. The landlord is making the repairs and asking tenants to leave the complex while they are made.
A fatal car crash early on Wednesday in Ohio involving the girlfriend of a Cleveland Browns player is having an impact in the Charlotte and Rowan County area. Petara Cordero died in the crash and was from Charlotte. Her boyfriend is Chris Smith from Salisbury.
On Labor Day 2019 politicians are talking about how to raise the wages of some city contracted workers. The city outsources custodial jobs. Mecklenburg County Commissioner Vilma Leake says several people who work as custodians at the Government Center only make $7.25 an hour.
Some history making Marines recently spent some time in Charlotte right before Labor Day. The National Montford Point Marine Association held its 54th Convention in the Queen City. The Montford Point Marines were the first African Americans allowed to join the Marine Corps.
The Community Matters Cafe opened in April and already it is changing lives and serving good food. The cafe is part of the Charlotte Rescue Mission. It gives those battling drug addiction a second chance to get their lives back together through treatment and hard work.
Charlotte Citizens Review Board (CRB) is ready for Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) to change its policy concerning the Use of Force. The CRB has already submitted proposed changes to the police department.
Safety is a priority for students who walk to Indian Land Middle School and Indian Land High School. For a long time students have been walking on the side of the road and sometimes in the road to get to school.
24 hours after a racist letter was sent targeting Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) new superintendent Earnest Winston -who is African American - school board chair Mary McCray is not taking this lightly.
Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden wants to keep Career Fairs going inside the jails. The Career Fair has been happening for years and McFadden wants to take it to the next level. So far this year there have been two Career Fairs inside the Mecklenburg County Jail.
A week after residents of the west Charlotte complex were told that they must leave within months or even weeks, tenants and housing advocates are raising concerns that without adequate time and resources, people will end up homeless.
Last week Philip Dubois announced he will retire at the end of next school year, on June 30, 2020. He sat down to talk with WBTV exclusively about his expectations for the future, and some of the highlights and horrific acts he has handled throughout his long career.
We asked Atrium Health Behavioral Health Psychiatrist, Dr. Cheryl Dodds, for advice on how we talk to our children about the recent mass shootings. It's also important to remind out kids of the safety measures in place, and why it is so important to follow instructions form teachers and principals.
The Young Black Leaders Alliance (YBLA) has been in Charlotte for more than 13 years. It has helped many African American young males and females accomplish their goals and become leaders. This year YBLA is changing things up.
Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) District Board Chair Mary McCray calls new CMS Superintendent Earnest Winston solid and has no doubt he will do a good job. She believes he will offer the district stability and will restore confidence.
Leslie walked into the Asheville Humane Society July 24 with a question and a request: “Which two dogs have been here the longest, with the most special needs? I’m here to take them both home with me.”
The non-profit Assistance League Charlotte is holding their biggest one-day fundraiser this Saturday August 3 at 3405 South Tryon. The organization helps at-risk kids across Mecklenburg County. The 14th Annual Baubles and Bags Sale starts at 9:00 a.m. util 4:00 p.m.
The focus is a ten foot-wide path that will eventually go for miles from Lenoir-Rhyne University to the Catawba River at Highway 321 and connect via pedestrian bridge to the Winkler Park and the L.P. Frans Baseball Stadium.
Malcolm Graham is adding tennis tournament director to his title. His foundation - Cynthia Graham Hurd Foundation - named after his sister - is sponsoring Charlotte's Premier Amateur Tennis Championship. It takes place August 16-18.