Is controversy now hurting DaBaby’s career?

DaBaby was once considered one of the most popular artists in rap music with chart-topping hits and multiple Grammy nominations, but it seems the sentiment may be changing. After unsuccessfully trying to entice fans to purchase tickets to an upcoming concert, some wonder if his not-so-popular antics, like making homophobic and sexist comments, have begun to affect his career. Social media weighs in The 30-year-old Charlotte rapper was teased on...

5 ways to give this holiday season

“Giving Tuesday” has passed but that doesn’t mean giving has to end.  Giving Tuesday is a national movement that encourages people and organizations to give back to their communities. It occurs each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.  Welfare Info reported that the North Carolina poverty rate was 4.69% higher than the national average of 11.6% in 2021.  In Mecklenburg County, there are many people in need; 11.9% of the population...

Man arrested in Guilford County in connection to the death of Charlotte woman.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Monday in Guilford County in connection with the death of 32-year-old Ahylea Willard, a Charlotte women who was found shot on Oct.23. Tyquawon Parker was arrested on Monday and has been charged with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and firearm by felon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police announced in a statement on Tuesday. Greensboro Police Department and Guilford County Sherrif’s Office help CMPD in the...

CMPD is cracking down on street takeover groups

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is cracking down on street takeover groups. In previous incidents, these groups have shut down various intersections, taking part in racing & other reckless driving acts, police say. According to a statement by CMPD, on Nov. 18 and 19, officers conducted stops at numerous locations in the Charlotte area. The total operation resulted in the following: 27 stops 32 violations cited 3 arrests 8 criminal...

Arrest warrant issued for suspect in death of Shanquella Robinson

Mexican authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a suspect in the death of Shanquella Robinson, a Charlotte woman who died under mysterious circumstances while vacationing in Mexico, a Mexican prosecutor told ABC News . The warrant was issued for one of Robinson’s friends, who has been described as “the direct aggressor” in events that occurred on Oct. 29, the prosecutor said. The name of the suspect has not been released, ABC News...

How the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra is staying current

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (CSO) took a hit during COVID with declining ticket sales.  Although federal funding helped the CSO stay afloat, the orchestra needed new ways to increase support and is now diversifying its reach.  One way the CSO is reaching new audiences is by diversifying talent and ensuring that people in the crowd can see people on stage who look like them.  Another way the CSO is expanding its audience is by offering...

Arrest warrant issued for suspect in death of Shanquella Robinson

Mexican authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a suspect in the death of Shanquella Robinson, a Charlotte woman who died under mysterious circumstances while vacationing in Mexico, a Mexican prosecutor told ABC News . The warrant was issued for one of Robinson’s friends, who has been described as “the direct aggressor” in events that occurred on Oct. 29, the prosecutor said. The name of the suspect has not been released, ABC News...

Lucky’s Journey Through HSC for #GivingTuesdayCLT

Well hello there, friends.  My name is Lucky the good boy, and I am 14 years old.  Don’t let my age fool you though…I am just as quirky and energetic as some of the younger pups.  This story is about my journey at the Humane Society of Charlotte and all of the nice people who helped me as I waited for a new home.   Back in my day, I lived with a family and enjoyed all of the love and belly rubs that a young pup could get.  One day, I...

Giving thanks for life, health and a new beginning in Charlotte

Denise Williams moved to Charlotte from Silver Springs, M.D. about four months ago. She is an entrepreneur who makes body butter and enjoys nature.  As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Denise reflects on a remarkable journey during which doctors told her family that without drastic intervention, she had just hours to live. When we asked Denise what brought her to Charlotte, her answer was simple: Amazing Grace. In this installment of QCity...

Charlotte’s Thanksgiving parade celebrates 76 years

Charlotte’s Thanksgiving parade is celebrating its 76th year this season.  Since its beginning in 1947, the parade has seen many faces and performances.  This year, the Novant Health Thanksgiving Eve Parade will feature several high school and community marching bands, 18 floats, dance performances and more.  Contemporary Gospel Singer Karen Poole and Grammy-nominated R&B trio The Ton3s will also be performing.  Free Newsletter Stay...

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