Remote work is shaping house hunting in Charlotte

The pandemic forced employees to find new places to work: a desk in their closet, a transformed breakfast bar, a repurposed backyard shed. But as remote work...

I-85 widening project gets $100M federal boost

The Biden administration is sending $100 million to widen and improve one of the most jam-packed highways in the Southeast. What’s happening: The North...

She went from council’s youngest member to a frontrunner in Charlotte politics

Dimple Ajmera has risen through the ranks of Charlotte leadership, from her start as a housing authority commissioner in her late 20s to the youngest female...

Charlotte will pilot Uber-like public transit service in University, North End, airport areas

Charlotte Area Transit System is trialing on-demand microtransit in five zones next year as one solution to service shortfalls. Those in need of a ride on the...

Listen to Charlotte City Council’s Summer Playlist 2022

Drake or Beyoncé might get the next key to the city, from the looks of Charlotte City Council’s summer playlist. While we may not all agree on politics, we...

Steph Curry gets a degree and a key to the city of Charlotte in one week

Steph Curry is not promising to play for the Hornets anytime soon, but he still has lots of love for Charlotte. And it’s been reciprocated. On Thursday,...

New Charlotte police protocol may limit media access

At a time of national cries for transparency, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is rolling out plans to reduce questions and interactions with local...

The new Charlotte City Council’s first task is already a debate

Ordinarily, swearing-in ceremonies are a time for glowing statements from the new council, expressing optimism about what’s to come and emphasizing unity...

Will more cops make North Carolina schools safer?

Shortly after the deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, North Carolina adopted a budget that allocates more funding to put additional police officers in...

In a major vote, Charlotte leaders approve new development rules

In the final major vote for the sitting city council, Charlotte leaders voted 6-4 to approve over 600 pages of development regulations Monday night. Why it...

Designing Charlotte’s future bus hub will cost $18M

Although the total project cost is unknown, the City of Charlotte has named its price for designing a new Uptown (and possibly below-ground) bus hub: $18...

Charlotte trails other cities in allowing drinking in the streets in ‘social districts’

The City of Charlotte will soon vote on a highly anticipated policy to allow for “social districts” in certain neighborhoods. But that...