North Carolina is the ninth-most populous state in the country. Millions of parents in the Tar Heel state have to decide where to raise families. Should they go to Charlotte, a bustling city with the third-largest banking sector in the country? Or head west to live near the Great Smoky Mountains?...
Charlotte Rescue Mission was awarded a $75,000 matching grant from The Leon Levine Foundation at their annual Evening of Hope held October 24 at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Each year, Charlotte Rescue Mission hosts 300 guests at Evening of Hope to introduce new community members to the transformative work done at Rebound and Dove’s Nest. Throughout...
Based on the insight from the Always #LikeAGirl campaign that half of girls lose confidence at puberty, Always is partnering with retailers to encourage girls to pursue their goals and build their confidence. As part of this work, Always and Target are pleased to announce their support of Girls...
Just in time for a little Halloween horror, BackgroundChecks.org has updated their Most Sexually Diseased States in America report. Since we first looked at the data, the CDC has published new findings, with new data from 2016 available. The 10 most sexually diseased states are currently: 1. Alaska (no change) 2. Mississippi (+2) 3. Louisiana...
Portrait Innovations, one of the largest operators of free standing retail professional portrait studios in the United States, is pleased to offer parents with children dressed in costumes free portraits during its Halloween party taking place at all Portrait Innovations studios Monday, October 30. Charlotte-area locations include: Gaston Mall: 401...
Ciel Gallery is pleased to present its Fall National Juried Exhibition I Spy, showcasing works by artists across the U.S. who give us a raw, up-close and personal glimpse into how they really see and interpret the world. The exhibition opens October 6th and continues through October 28th, 2017....
CATS unveiled its new branding design of its buses and vanpools today.  The new look creates a branding synergy with the LYNX light rail service and the design of the future CityLYNX streetcar service that is scheduled to open in 2020.  The rebranding is one of the phases of...
Charlotte ranks No. 1 in the U.S. as a destination for moving by millennials, according to a recent study by mortgage lender SmartAsset. Young adults today are less likely to move than they were in previous generations. Data from the Census Bureau shows that the mobility rate for young adults...
According to a study by U.S. News, North Carolina ranks extremely low at 45th place out of the 50 states in preparing high school students for “College Readiness.” Therefore, the local Charlotte community is coming together again for an even bigger Academic Advantage event, hosted by Greater Charlotte Oral &...
Less than one year after Charlotte City Council reaffirmed in the Community Letter the council’s commitment to the expansion of affordable housing, the city announced Monday that it has achieved 44 percent of council’s goal to create 5,000 affordable housing units in three years. There have been 2,219 affordable housing...