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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...

Tony Mecia’s Charlotte Ledger newsletter on pace for $175,000 in annual revenue

Local business newsletter The Charlotte Ledger now generates around $12,500 in monthly recurring revenue from its 2,000 paid subscribers, according to founder...

The new Vi Lyles meme says what everybody’s thinking

Let us archive this portrait of Charlotte in May 2021. A mayor. Fingers pressed to her forehead. Eyes closed. Papers all around. Two bottles of...

Journalist Danielle Chemtob joins Axios Charlotte team in June

We’re excited to announce that Danielle Chemtob will join Axios Charlotte as an investigative reporter starting June 7. Why it matters: Danielle will be the...

Charlotte chef guides Gordon Ramsay through Smoky Mountains on NatGeo show

In the National Geographic series, “Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted,” celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay travels around the world in a quest for the best local...

Yes, another new movie is filming in Charlotte

“The Evolution of Nate Gibson,” a coming of age story about a teenager who’s disabled after an accident, is currently filming in Charlotte. A...

Why a health care company is subtweeting South End

StarMed’s transformation on Twitter from a well-mannered health care start-up to a cheeky roast machine started in February with a simple “hey...

16 Charlotte TikTokers to follow — covering food, dad humor, dance moves, and more

TikTok has emerged as a top social media platform during the pandemic, and these Charlotte creators are capturing viewers from around the world. Why it...

Meet the feet pic-selling, kitten-loving TikToker of Charlotte

Charlotte TikToker @djsbeercave has over 200K followers, but unlike other popular accounts, she doesn’t focus on one niche. Instead, she creates videos...

Charlotte’s littlest influencer is spreading self-esteem and hair love

At just two years old with 2.5 million TikTok followers, Camille Louis (you may know her as @camifrobabe) is among Charlotte’s littlest and cutest...

Georgia’s voting restrictions could boost N.C.’s film industry

North Carolina’s film industry has bounced back in the past year, after about a decade of setbacks from the loss of film tax incentives and HB2. Now,...