From legalizing pot to solving food insecurity: Understanding NC’s agriculture commissioner race

Jenna Wadsworth and Steve Troxler are both farmers who went to N.C. State. That’s pretty much where the similarities begin and end with the two...

Cash Confessional: How a 34-year-old artist makes a living in Charlotte

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...

45 years after it closed, the historic Johnston Mill building in NoDa will soon get new life

In its heyday, the huge brick Johnston Mill on North Davidson Street spun cotton to make into various textile products, from soldiers’ uniforms to tents....

New affordable housing complex planned in First Ward involving Little Rock AME Zion Church

A 105-unit apartment complex is planned for 7th and Alexander streets in First Ward, with the aim to add affordable housing in Uptown. Behind the project is...

Why are bank branches gobbling up Charlotte’s hottest real estate?

Before you answer that question in the headline — because Charlotte is a bank town, and that’s just what happens in a bank town! — note that fewer...

New Optimist Hall food stall Harriet’s Hamburgers has two food items: burger and fries

A new burger spot called Harriet’s Hamburgers is now open in Optimist Hall with an express pick-up window and just two food items: burger and fries....

Panthers owner David Tepper: We can safely host a limited number of fans at Bank of America Stadium

David Tepper is confident the Panthers can safely have at least some fans at Bank of America Stadium this season. Without them, he fears the Panthers will be...

In a ‘huge win’ for affordable housing, Roof Above buys a 341-unit apartment complex off Eastway Drive

In a significant move aimed at helping alleviate Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis, Roof Above has purchased a 341-unit apartment complex in east...

Cash Confessional: How Latesha Byrd went from accounting to career coaching for a global network of female leaders

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...

What to expect from the $600 million Seventh and Tryon redevelopment Uptown

If you know Uptown Charlotte, you know that development and activity has mostly concentrated on South Tryon, from construction of offices to new restaurants....

‘Hammer their ass.’ Breaking down the videos that show CMPD’s plan to ambush crowds protesting police brutality

They call it “the plan.” Multiple times, and in multiple videos. At around 9:30 p.m. on June 2, “the plan” filters into the ears of...

An unconventional convention: Finally, the RNC is in Charlotte. Kind of.

After more than two years of arguing about the Republican National Convention, it’s finally here. But while it has evolved dramatically over the last few...