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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...

Domestic violence survivors face more obstacles in getting help during the pandemic

Domestic violence experts in Charlotte are concerned about reports of more severe domestic violence incidents and the impending surge in calls for help once...

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...

Charlotte’s staggering homicide rate: Is this year going to be better than the last?

122 people were murdered in Charlotte in 2020, matching the number from 1993.  What’s happening: While additional stressors created by the pandemic may...

A split N.C. Supreme Court could be a more politicized one

In one of the tightest elections in state history, Paul Newby defeated Cherri Beasley in the race for North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice by about 400...

As vaccines begin for adults 75+, Charlotte leaders address ‘hesitations’

This story was last updated at 4:30 p.m. on January 5. With Mecklenburg County set to begin Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccinations this week, local officials are...

What’s your ‘1 big thing’ for 2021? Here’s what 9 Charlotte leaders said

If you read any of Axios’s newsletters, you know they start each with a “1 big thing.” (In case you missed it, Axios purchased Charlotte...

The Hawthorne Lane Bridge is finally open

After years of delays, the long-awaited Hawthorne Bridge is now open to all traffic. It opened to pedestrians in August. Why it matters: This marks the end of...

As one Charlotte prospers, another struggles: How Covid will shape our economic recovery

Charlotte’s recovery will likely look like its growth for the last several decades: uneven. Like other mid-size Sunbelt cities, Charlotte will continue...

FAQ: Everything you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines, including where to get one in Charlotte

This story was last updated at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 11. In North Carolina COVID-19 vaccines are now available to healthcare workers, assisted living...

Here’s what 15 Covid patients in Charlotte said it was like

People who’ve contracted and recovered from the coronavirus have had drastically different experiences. There is no standard coronavirus case. Some...

Survey: 67 percent of Agenda survey respondents plan to get the Covid vaccine

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout will play a big role in stopping the spread of the virus. Survey responses from over 3,000 Agenda subscribers show that 67 percent...