Charlotte’s gyms are barely hanging on

North Carolina is one of five states, including Puerto Rico, that requires gyms to remain closed statewide due to the coronavirus pandemic. Around Charlotte,...

Current status of coronavirus in Charlotte: Governor Cooper extends phase two until September

This story was last updated at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5. We’ll continue to regularly update it. Any new information will be added below and...

During phase two, Charlotte bars should be closed. Why are some opening anyway?

The Facebook post heard ’round the city: Pins Mechanical Co. wrote on Facebook Thursday to announce its reopening. “REUNITED AND IT FEELS SOOO...

American students can’t know their history until they know Black history

In U.S. history, there’s only been one coup d’état, or an illegal removal of an existing government. It happened on November 10, 1898 in then...

Reopening schools: CMS Board of Education modifies original school plan in favor of all virtual learning

This story was last updated on July 30, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Latest: As the result of rising coronavirus numbers and staffing shortages, the Charlotte Mecklenburg...

15 cheap and free kid-friendly activities to enjoy during the pandemic

Summer break always has boring moments for kids but this year is unlike any other. There’s a high chance your kids are tired of their daily routine, and...

Why the upcoming high school sports season could be life changing for CMS student-athletes

As we go down the list of things lost in the fallout from Covid-19, from death rates to jobs and closed businesses, high school sports may not seem like the...

Who’s in charge of making sure Charlotte businesses follow coronavirus restrictions?

This story was last updated at 10:40 a.m. on Monday, July 20. It seems like every weekend that passes, another video surfaces showing late-night revelers...

County officials will implement a late-night alcohol sales ban. Here’s how it could work

County and city leaders are drafting an order that prohibits alcohol sales in restaurants after 10 p.m. This is the latest effort by local leaders to flatten...

Look inside: Oyster and cocktail bar STIR is now open in South End’s RailYard

STIR, a restaurant with everything from an oyster bar to artisan ice, is now open in The RailYard in South End. STIR Charlotte is be the restaurant’s...

‘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...

20 things to do in Fort Mill, from sampling hot sauces to buying booze at Frugal MacDoogal

Our Fort Mill guide is proudly presented by Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, P.A. No matter where you live in or around Charlotte, trust the...