Johnson C. Smith University

Mar 2, 2016

JCSU plans renovations to historic church

Charlotte City Council members this week heard proposals by Johnson C. Smith University to renovate and expand the historic Mt. Carmel Baptist Church building for classrooms and university offices and […]

Apr 10, 2014

Historic house opens as education assistance center

On April 11, a historic landmark known as the George E. Davis House reopens its doors as the administrative center of the Foster Village Network and Guardian Scholars, a program […]

May 28, 2013

Johnson C. Smith permitted for new sciences building

CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County has issued a building permit, valued at about $9.7 million, to Johnson C. Smith University for work on its 62,000-square-foot science center. The science center is […]

Mar 30, 2012

Johnson C. Smith University hopes to transform the Northwest Corridor

Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, is a man with a mission: to transform the 145-year-old historically black college into “Charlotte’s premier independent urban university.” The metamorphosis extends beyond the academic; it’s about bricks and mortar, too.

Jul 26, 2011

Mosaic Village developers land $3M from city

The developers of the proposed Mosaic Village mixed-use project have been granted $3.18 million from the Charlotte City Council to be used for parking and infrastructure improvements. The city’s financial […]

Jul 20, 2011

Developer wins committee’s OK for $3M to fund Mosaic Village parking

A public-private partnership that would bring more parking and other improvements to the West Trade Street corridor is one step closer to becoming reality. On Monday, the Charlotte City Council’s […]

May 13, 2011

Complaints prompt review of sidewalk process

In Mary Jones’s neighborhood near Johnson C. Smith University, the city of Charlotte is preparing to build a sidewalk. Although some homeowners might be excited about getting such a feature, […]

May 6, 2011

Minority-, women-owned firms call for city to make contracting changes

The April 15 groundbreaking for the new Mosaic Village complex on Charlotte’s west side was a festive affair with a marching band, marquee tent and business and political leaders galore […]

Apr 26, 2011

Plan calls for revitalizing Charlotte’s struggling northwest area

When state Sen. Malcolm Graham looks at Charlotte’s northwest corridor, he sees the intersection near Johnson C. Smith University as the “Trade and Tryon” of that area. To Charlotte City […]

Apr 12, 2011

Council blesses underpass beautification

The Charlotte City Council voted unanimously Monday to request approval from the state transportation department to enhance the Interstate 77 underpass on West Trade Street with colorful lights. The underpass […]

Apr 5, 2011

Graham has ‘Trade and Tryon’ vision for intersection

Sen. Malcolm Graham says he wants the “five-points” intersection near Johnson C. Smith University to become the “Trade and Tryon” of the city’s northwest corridor. Graham, of Charlotte, who also […]

Feb 15, 2011

Nonprofits expect to profit from convention

Just hours after the Democratic Party announced that Charlotte would host its 2012 national convention, the Levine Museum of the New South got a phone call. A national organization wanted […]

Latest News

See All Latest News


See All Features


Will the Trump Organization ever go through with a purchase of The Point Lake and Golf Club in Mooresville?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...