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Companies team up to support HBCUs

This article was first published in our Morning Brew newsletter. Sign up here for daily news updates. Momentum is building among some of the nation’s largest corporations to support historically Black colleges and universities. Yesterday, nine companies joined more than 60 others that have taken the HBCU Partnership Challenge. Challenge participants pledge to create strategic

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Knight Foundation invests $225,000 for public space along Beatties Ford Road corridor

More investment is coming to the Historic West End.  The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a $225,000 grant to the City of Charlotte to enhance outdoor spaces at the Allegra Westbrooks Regional Library on Beatties Ford Road and at the Beatties Ford/LaSalle Street intersection.  The enhancements will create places where community members

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As the new CMS athletic director, Ericia Turner says she wants to emphasize academics as well as sports

When the job of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools athletic director became available this summer, Ericia Turner wasn’t sure she wanted it. Since 2016, she had been principal at Rocky River High School, and she liked the work she was doing there. But remembering the death of her infant son in 2000, she also knew that the new

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HIMSS North Carolina (Charlotte) Adds Greg Foster to Board of Directors

The HIMSS North Carolina (Charlotte) chapter has appointed Greg Foster, National Healthcare Co-lead, to its 2020-21 Board of Directors. National Healthcare Co-lead, Greg Foster has been newly appointed to the NC Chapter of HIMSS 2020-2021 Board of Directors. Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc, or HIMSS, is a worldwide organization offering thought leadership to maintain the

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How to Control the Rising Costs of an Azure Deployment in Charlotte

Catch up on our webinar about Azure implementation. Our Charlotte team shares how you can have a high-quality and cost-effective execution. We have likely all heard some variation of the phrase “Good, fast, cheap. Choose two.” Most people widely accept the notion that finding an equilibrium between quality, speed, and cost is impossible. That same

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A 3 Year Old Boy Bas Killed After a Barrage Of Gunfire Was Aimed At A Home In Charlotte, North Carolina

A 3-year-old boy was killed after a barrage of gunfire was aimed at a home in Charlotte, North Carolina A 3-year-old boy died and his sister was wounded inside a relative’s home in Charlotte, North Carolina, after several people fired roughly 150 rounds of gunfire at the house, police said.The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating

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Restaurants in Charlotte, retailers offer discounts to first responders in memory of 9/11

Restaurants in Charlotte, retailers offer discounts to first responders in memory of 9/11 As America remembers the tragic events of 9/11. Some retailers and restaurants are saying thank you to first responders this weekend with officers and discounts. Winn DixieFirst Responders and emergency dispatchers get 20% their total groceries when they shop on 9/11. Wonder

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