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Closing the Gap in Charlotte’s Digital Divide

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By Angela Lindsay Many people rely daily on cell phones, laptops, activity trackers and smart watches. However, not everyone has access to the technology that has become increasingly necessary to keep up with and compete in our rapidly advancing society. According to DigitalCharlotte.org, more than 14 percent of households in Mecklenburg County (almost 56,000 households) have no internet access at all.…

The Rundown: Things to Do Thursday, March 29 – Sunday, April 1

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By Shawn D. Allison, II What’s the word everyone? We FINALLY have some Spring weather and to compliment Mother Nature, I’ve got a cool list of cultural digs for your soul! I’ll be pounding the pavement hitting up a lot of the cool spots and if you want to tag along or meet me somewhere, check out what I got on my “Hot List” just below!…

15 Questions To Ask The Interviewer 

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By Iris Hunter Finally! After weeks of job searching you have landed an interview and are trying to figure out how to make a great first impression. Iris Hunter Right? Well, the first thing that you should know is that interviews are not just for the interviewer to determine if you are a great candidate for a position, but also for you to find out more about the position and identify if you are a good fit for the role. …

The Explosion of Uptown and South End

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By Tonya Jameson Once again, cranes dot the skylines of uptown and South End. Progress is in the air. You can see it as old stores and offices in the center city become piles of concrete and rubble, only to be resurrected as shiny stores, condos and office buildings.…

Create Your Business Plan with These Great Tips

By Eren Simpson Charlotte has become a city of entrepreneurs, and if you’re one of the many out there waiting to capitalize on your great idea, there are some things you need to know before pitching your idea to investors. “The biggest problems I see with people is really understanding that you’re turning this idea into a business,” said Beth Zeuch Schneider, doctor of business administration, assistant professor of strategy at Queen University’s McColl School of Business.…