6 Inauguration Day front pages from the 1974 to today

The internet’s certainly changed the way we receive news on important days, but archived print front pages remain some of the best time capsules for a...

Agenda poll: The country is in trouble, but there’s hope locally

It’s inauguration week, and 84% of the 4,194 Agenda readers who responded to our survey this week believe the country is worse off than it was four years...

Job opening on city council: What’s next after James Mitchell’s abrupt resignation

James “Smuggie” Mitchell’s abrupt resignation from city council after 20 years Monday morning caused actual head turns from his colleagues in...

One mother lifts another mother out of tent city

After the Smoothie King laid her off in May, Treysure Steele pitched a tent near some railroad tracks, down the hill from tent city. She figured it was a good...

What Vi Lyles texted Dan Bishop the day of the D.C. riot

On the same night he voted to object to the certification of the presidential election, Republican Rep. Dan Bishop took the floor in the U.S. House and read to...

Why the Washington riot mattered in North Carolina

As the mob broke into the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon, I got a message from a historian friend who happens to be a descendant of George Henry White, the...

Dorothy Counts-Scoggins makes history again, receives COVID-19 vaccine

Dorothy Counts-Scoggins was 15 years old in 1957 when she walked through a mob of jeering white people to become the first Black student at Harding High....

Sen. Tillis supports certification of Biden’s victory

Sen. Thom Tillis said Wednesday he’d vote to certify Joe Biden’s election in the joint session of Congress. Why it matters: The Republican from the...

25 Charlotteans who inspired us in 2020

For years, all we did was look up. To the lights on the tall buildings. To the cranes adding the next story. To the jagged skyscraper outline of our great...

What the coronavirus relief bill means for Charlotte

Congress is set to pass a $900 billion coronavirus relief bill that includes $600 direct payments to individuals making less than $75,000 a year, along with...

What it’s like to be married to Joe Bruno (and his phone)

He hadn’t opened his phone in more than a week, keeping his first promise of their marriage. “I’m putting my phone away for Liz for our honeymoon,” Joe...

Jeff Jackson is exploring a run for U.S. Senate

Jeff Jackson is considering a bid to become his generation’s first U.S. Senator. The 38-year-old state senator, a millennial who’s inarguably one of...