Current status of coronavirus in Charlotte: Statewide testing options continue to expand

This story was last updated at 3:27 p.m. on Friday, May 29. We’ll continue to regularly update it. Any new information will be added below and included...

Oyster and cocktail bar STIR is opening in South End in July, and hiring 100 staff members

STIR, a restaurant with everything from dollar oyster happy hour specials to artisan ice, is targeting a July open in The RailYard. STIR Charlotte will be the...

Here’s how and where to get a COVID-19 test in Charlotte. Plus, antibody testing explained

For weeks, we reported on how hard it was to get tested for COVID-19 due to supply shortages. Now, tests and antibody tests are a lot more accessible. The full...

This mobile cocktail bar is putting down roots at Camp North End

Mobile bartending company Black Moth Bars will find a permanent home at Camp North End. Owners hope to open late next month or once bars are allowed to...

5 ways to support Charlotte’s seniors during the pandemic

Nearly all coronavirus-related deaths in Mecklenburg County have been among adults 60 years and older. Long-term care facilities are locked down to visitors...

Top 11 donut spots in Charlotte, and what to order at each

Even in the worst of times, there’s something about a warm donut that makes everything feel OK. Here’s where to find the best donuts in the...

After four months abroad, this Charlotte mom could finally come home

It was 7 a.m. in Charlotte but 8 p.m. in South Korea, when I spoke with Trina Diakabanzila two Fridays ago. Back then it was hard for her to get time alone,...

I tried to make Kindred’s famous milk bread. Here’s how it went

As we learn to cope with a global pandemic and this “new normal,” an unexpected hobby has gained popularity: bread making. It’s so popular there’s a...

Educators worry coronavirus will have long-term setbacks for Charlotte’s disadvantaged students

“It’s Friday the 13th,” she said to herself, and just a few days after a full moon. “Lord be with us.” That’s how South Mecklenburg...

Q&A: Mecklenburg County judge on court operations, increased domestic violence during pandemic

As a result of the stay at home order, the Mecklenburg County Courthouse is open but operating on a limited schedule to handle matters that can’t wait....

For Charlotte’s black community, coronavirus points to a much larger, complex issue

“Hello!” she says, answering the phone surprisingly cheery. A few minutes in, however, her voice starts to waver. It sounds like she’s...

We asked Charlotteans about their biggest challenge during coronavirus. Here’s what they said

In a recent survey to Agenda subscribers, we asked, “What’s been the single biggest challenge for you during the coronavirus pandemic?”...