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New HBO true crime series “The Staircase” portrays Charlotte lawyer David Rudolf

Michael Stuhlbarg plays Charlotte lawyer David Rudolf in the new HBO limited series “The Staircase.” What’s happening: The true crime series...

As WBT turns 100, here’s the story of how Charlotte could’ve been Nashville

A century ago this week, three Charlotte men named Fred, Earle and Frank moved their amateur radio station out of Fred’s chicken coop and started the...

Katie Peralta Soloff named Axios Charlotte editor, plus 4 more staff updates

We’re happy to announce a bunch of good news about our Axios Charlotte staff. Let’s get right to it. 1. Katie Peralta Soloff is the new editor of...

New book highlights the history of Black excellence in Charlotte

The writer and activist James Baldwin came to Charlotte in the late 1950s to see, first-hand, what kind of community this was. Was it the racist place where...

Farewell message for Panthers fans from social media guru Amie Kiehn

Amie Kiehn, the wizard behind the Panthers’ entertaining social media feeds, stepped down from her coveted job last week to spend more time with her...

A Black artist’s new show aims to build bridges across difference

On one side of the table is Hugh McColl, a white 86-year-old banking legend who grew up in a rural cotton community in South Carolina in the 1930s and 40s. On...

5 things to know about the Charlottean on Clayton’s season of The Bachelor

Warning: spoilers may be ahead. The Bachelor returned to ABC for its 26th season on Jan. 3 with a hunk of a man named Clayton Echard. 31 women pulled up to The...

Local Photographer makes $45k selling NFTs

Selling art as an NFT, or a non-fungible token has become a lucrative side-hustle for many in the online crypto space, including one local photographer....

Journalist Ashley Mahoney joins Axios Charlotte

We have happy news to share on this first Monday in October: Ashley Mahoney joined the Axios Charlotte family today as a reporter. You may know Ashley’s...

A Charlotte news legend retired, and she’s gonna hate me for writing this

I’ll be brief, because she’d have little patience for me dragging this out: But I have to send a big congratulations to Sharon Houston on her first full...

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...