Bank of America to give 10K Chromebooks to low-income CMS students

Bank of America is giving 10,000 Chromebooks to low-income children in CMS today in hopes of kicking off a sweeping corporate effort to eliminate the digital...

“Burn the ships”: Tariq Bokhari wants the GOP to take back Charlotte

The morning after another rager of a Monday night in local government, Charlotte’s most controversial city council member tapped the top of his Corkcicle...

The N.C. GOP’s new rules for teaching about racism in schools

This story was updated at 11am Thursday, July 15. The debate over race and history that’s spawned tense school board meetings across the state will...

Timeline: How UNC lost Nikole Hannah-Jones after all

In the end, Nikole Hannah-Jones had two offers for tenured professor positions — one at a university that coveted her and her work, the other at a...

Why Urban One believes in WBT’s conservative talk format

When Urban One — the country’s largest Black-owned media company targeting Black audiences — acquired local conservative talk channel WBT last...

Violent crime’s up, but Mecklenburg could lose a prosecutor’s position

Mecklenburg County district attorney Spencer Merriweather scanned the state Senate’s proposed budget last week and told his wife, “Looks like...

Farewell to the K&W, too

Lost in the news about Price’s this month is that K&W Cafeterias closed its location in Pineville. It was Mecklenburg County’s last location of...

What the bees at Cloister Honey are buzzing about

The beekeeper sneezed. If you believed the old theory that local honey cures allergies, you’d figure that Randall York, who owns a robust honey-making...

Why Price’s closing hurts so bad

A few years ago, several of us on the old Charlotte magazine staff walked down to Price’s Chicken Coop, grabbed a few boxes and took them over to eat on the...

Explainer: Critical race theory, and why it matters now in Charlotte and North Carolina

Race is the topic of the summer again, but this time it’s not playing out in demonstrations in the street but in the halls of state legislatures. Critical...

9 worst parts of driving in Charlotte, according to readers

Note: This story was amended on June 22 to include updates from the city and Charlotte Department of Transportation on what’s happening at some of these...

Charlotte FC takes startup approach to building a franchise

Marc Nicholls starts each day at the Charlotte FC headquarters by fist-bumping all 40 employees. He’s a two-time U.S. Soccer Coach of the Year and now...