No, Charlotte’s not done building apartments — or offices or hotels, for that matter

More than $6.9 billion in apartments, offices and other construction projects is in the pipeline for Uptown and South End. That number includes 7,700 planned...

CATS says underground transit center is most secure design, eliminates street-level option

Editor’s note: On Jan. 31, the Metropolitan Transit Commission voted in favor of the below-ground “concourse” option for the Charlotte...

Decision time: Where will Charlotte’s next light rail take us?

Tuesday night, the board for Charlotte Area Transit System will discuss the route for the Silver Line. It’s a decision that will shape the future of the...

Photos: Charlotte protests police brutality following Tyre Nichols’ killing

Several dozen people gathered to demonstrate in Uptown Saturday, a day after authorities in Memphis released videos of the police killing of Tyre Nichols in...

Teachers on visas fill a void in Charlotte public schools, but their time is limited

As schools nationwide grapple with teacher shortages, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is looking beyond U.S. borders for experienced educators. Why it matters:...

Hiring a new school superintendent is more expensive than you’d think

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, one of the largest school districts in the U.S. with about 141,000 students, has good reason for wanting its next superintendent...

How Charlotte is tied to Atlanta’s “Cop City” movement

On North Alexander Street in NoDa, white spray paint leaves a command on a construction fence: “Stop Cop City.” The graffiti appeared in recent...

Chick-fil-A’s solution to Cotswold traffic leaves city grudgingly considering a drive-thru rezoning — again

Editor’s note: Chick-fil-A’s rezoning petition passed 8-3 at Charlotte City Council’s Jan. 17 meeting. Braxton Winston, Renee Johnson and...

It’s been a week of tragedy and setback for Charlotte’s transportation hopes

As Charlotte endured a tragic week for traffic safety, one of the state’s most powerful lawmakers condemned the city’s plans to become less...

CATS prepares to drop routes, frequencies if bus drivers strike

Charlotte Area Transit System has detailed contingency plans for how it will operate if bus drivers strike. CATS would suspend express routes if there’s...

NC’s attorney general is coming for TikTok, spam texts and opioids in 2023

Attorney general Josh Stein says he looks out for what’s harming the lives of North Carolinians. Then he goes after it. That could be the headaches of...

What to know about the disappearance of 11-year-old Madalina Cojocari from Cornelius

We are approaching the 50th day since 11-year-old Madalina Cojocari was last seen getting off her school bus in Cornelius. Information that has come to light...