23-story South End tower breaks ground

On Wednesday, construction kicked off on the latest high-rise in South End: A 23-story office tower at the East/West light rail station, in the area...

Lowe’s will start selling pet products

You’ll soon be able to buy dog bones, collars, toys and other pet products at certain Lowe’s stores. The Mooresville-based retailer early Thursday...

Historic east Charlotte tower will get a makeover

Construction crews broke ground Tuesday on a major overhaul of the historic Ervin Building on Independence Boulevard. The long-anticipated plan is to demolish...

Major SouthPark development moves ahead despite COVID setbacks

You may recall a few years ago the splashy news of a major redevelopment of a 27-acre site in SouthPark. Bounded by Colony, Sharon and Roxborough roads, The...

Charlotte nurses are stretched thin

Hospitals nationwide have for years struggled to retain and keep nurses. The pandemic has only made the situation more dire. What’s happening: Nurses are...

When will business travel in Charlotte bounce back?

Business travel is still way down in the Charlotte area. As the omicron variant surges across the U.S., corporate employees are still taking Zoom calls from...

Charlotte is in the midst of its own baby boom

As fertility rates have declined across the state and nationwide in recent years, Charlotte is experiencing an isolated baby boom of its own. What’s...

Liquor sales surged in the Charlotte area last year

Liquor sales in Mecklenburg County rose faster last year than any time in the past decade, according to an Axios analysis of new data from the North Carolina...

North Carolina isn’t tracking at-home COVID tests

So you manage to secure an at-home COVID-19 test — and then you test positive. What next? North Carolina doesn’t require people who take at-home tests...

One year after Jan. 6, extremist views have become more mainstream in North Carolina

Today marks one year since insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol with hopes of overturning the results of the presidential election. The state of play:...

Where to find COVID-19 tests in Charlotte

It’s not easy to find a COVID-19 test in the Charlotte area these days. At-home rapid tests fly off the shelves at retailers like Walgreens and CVS....

Why pesky robocalls have gotten so intense in North Carolina

It’s not just your imagination. Robocalls have gotten more intense in recent months and weeks in North Carolina. One of the tactics scammers often use...