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Could the ‘troubling’ confederate flags on North Carolina license plates be coming to an end?

When you’re renewing your driver’s registration with the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles, you have the option to select specialty license plates....

The governor’s announcement on schools is coming this week. Here’s what the plan could look like

Public schools, of all the institutions that need to reopen, are among the most important. But they’re also the most complicated. Getting students back...

Weekday Planner: 11 cool things to do in Charlotte this week

MONDAY, JULY 13 Home Bartending Basics with SkillPop Online | 7 p.m. | $20 | Details Why you should go: Learn how to make summer cocktails with an expert...

Charlotte couple transforms $75K mountain cabin into designer Airbnb stay

Interior designer Lauren Williams and her boyfriend Cameron Hughes bought a rundown cabin in the mountains near Banner Elk for $75,000 in March 2019....

Jim Noble’s new restaurant called The Jimmy to open in the former Nolen Kitchen space in Myers Park

It’s been three years since Nolen Kitchen closed and left a vacant space on Selwyn Avenue. Construction is underway for the building’s next act:...

Upcoming ‘Elopement Day’ offers $2,600 turnkey package for engaged couples affected by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on carefully laid wedding plans for couples. Experts anticipate several years of financial trouble for the $300...
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Agenda Weekender: 14 cool things to do in Charlotte this weekend

The Agenda Weekender is proudly presented by Charlotte Motor Speedway. This summer Charlotte Motor Speedway is hosting drive-in movies every Wednesday night....

The 24 most anticipated new restaurant, bar, and brewery grand openings of 2020

We first published this list on January 1, 2020. It was most recently updated on July 8, 2020. What’s opening in the second half of 2020? Here’s a...

Charleston-based fried chicken sandwich concept named Boxcar Betty’s opening in Optimist Hall

Boxcar Betty’s, a Charleston-based gourmet fried chicken sandwich concept, is opening in Optimist Hall on Friday, July 10. “We are so excited to bring our...

Velvet Taco hints at expansion, files for construction at beloved Dairy Queen in Plaza Midwood

Rumor has it Velvet Taco is opening its second Charlotte location in the former Dairy Queen on Central Avenue. Well, rumor and some construction filings. The...

Blind Date: Eric and Colleen chat for 3 hours during the Agenda’s first virtual date

Our Blind Date series is proudly presented by Criswell & Criswell Plastic Surgery. Husband and wife team, Dr. Bryan and Kara Criswell, know how important...

Cash Confessional: Mark Roth went from laid off to CEO of a company that sets up labs for Covid testing

Our Cash Confessional series, in partnership with Bank of America, takes a real and personal look inside the finances of different Charlotteans. No matter your...

Who’s hiring? 50 new open jobs at places like Tiny Horse, the McColl Center, and Charlotte Hornets

Looking for a career change? Check out these 50 Charlotte jobs, straight from the Agenda Job Board. Vice President of Product Marketing at AvidXchange....

‘Black at ___’: Behind the movement to expose racism facing Black students in mostly white schools

I’ll never forget the incident that inspired the first real conversation about race between me and my mom. I was five. She’d just picked me up from...

What to know before you visit the Whitewater Center during the coronavirus pandemic

Unlike most activities in North Carolina during the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. National Whitewater Center never fully closed. Throughout the stay at home...

21 things to do, see, and eat in Dilworth

Our Dilworth guide is proudly presented by Wyndham Capital Mortgage. From historic homes to picturesque parks, Dilworth is one of Charlotte’s...

Analysis: How much CEOs and typical employees make at Charlotte’s biggest public companies

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan is the highest paid CEO in Charlotte, according to an analysis of publicly traded companies in the region. In 2019, Moynihan...

New bar named The Fairwood 226 is now open in South End

A former garage-turned restaurant and bar is one of the latest additions in South End. The Fairwood 226 offers typical bar fare, plus some comfort food. But...