Home > Community

Closing the Gap in Charlotte’s Digital Divide

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.…

Too Much of a Good Thing… Children, Technology and Wellness  

///
Comments are Off
By Shavonda Bean There’s no escaping the age of technology, the ease it offers our lives and the access it provides to the world around us. With advancements in technology, we now have new approaches to health care and treatment, new modalities for learning and skill development, and tech has drastically changed the economic capacity of many industries.…

///
Comments are Off
By: Shawn D. Allison, II   Happy Thursday everyone! The sun is out and it is time to shine all the way through! There’s lots to do this weekend to close the month of June and starting July off with a bang!…

Meet the Mayor: Vi Lyles

///
Comments are Off
By Angela Lindsay She did it. Last November, Vi Lyles became Charlotte’s first African-American female mayor after a hotly contested race—one which ended with a much more definitive defeat of her Republican opponent, Kenny Smith, than many residents and experts predicted.…

The Rundown: Things to Do Thursday, April 5 – Monday, April 9

///
Comments are Off
By Shawn D. Allison, II Happy Thursday Brothers and Sisters! It’s been a mighty long week, but we are finally here and there’s so much stuff to do in the QC this weekend! There’s all sorts of festivals, plays, concerts and art showcases for everyone to enjoy and if you’re like me, you’re probably going to have to find the nearest laboratory to make clones and experience multiple facets of fun all at once!…
1 2 3 5