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Parents in limbo as south Charlotte pediatricians leave Atrium Health over proposed pay cut

South Charlotte parents are scrambling to line up new pediatricians after a string of abrupt departures from clinics affiliated with Atrium Health....

Is Sheriff Irwin Carmichael the last conservative Democrat in Charlotte?

When Sheriff Irwin Carmichael launched his re-election bid late last year, one of the first fundraisers he announced was a gun raffle. A $50 ticket — or...

As Charlotte battles social injustice, churches are stepping up to the plate

Nearly half of the people living in Charlotte attend church regularly. The city is the birthplace of evangelist Billy Graham, and we’ve been ranked the...

How Charlotte employers stack up for prospective parents

Which Charlotte employers have the best parental leave policies? We found out for you. As Charlotte’s largest employers and fastest-growing startups...

Is Charlotte’s Republican Party dead?

The results of last week’s election have sparked something of an existential crisis among Republicans in Charlotte. All three of the party’s...

Ultra-elite dating app The League launches in Charlotte next week with $200 membership fee

Invite-only dating app The League, with a college admissions-like application process and $200 yearly membership fee, has been frequently branded an exclusive...

How the rejuvenated Black Political Caucus became the most powerful political force in Charlotte

Last month’s primary election results were something of a surprise to most of Charlotte’s political establishment. A political newcomer was the...

Charlotte is having trouble recruiting, holding on to police officers

As homicide numbers barrel toward levels not seen since the 90s, Charlotte’s police force is battling another intractable problem — difficulty...

Inside the “perfect campaign” that propelled 37-year-old Tariq Scott Bokhari to an underdog victory

Before his campaign for Charlotte City Council even began, Tariq Scott Bokhari knew he had two strikes against him. First, Bokhari knew he’d never be...

Big changes underway at Sedgefield Elementary as Dilworth prepares to move in

Sedgefield Elementary has lost its principal and could lose its name as the school prepares to welcome families from Dilworth next year. The moves are among...

How much money do Charlotte’s top nonprofits put back into their programs?

When you donate to your charity, nonprofit or foundation of choice, do you wonder where, exactly, your money is going? The Agenda took a look at some of...

The Agenda guide to every race in the September primary election

The percentage of people who vote in local primary elections is abysmally low — generally between 2 percent and 8 percent. And you can’t necessarily...