Court strikes down N.C.’s voter-ID law, says it targeted voters ‘based on race’

Under the 2-1 ruling, no voter would be required to produce identification to cast a ballot in the next election.
By Jordan Wilkie, Carolina Public Press | September 20, 2021

What’s Happening, Charlotte: Weekend events in the Queen City

Things to do and see around Charlotte Sept. 17-19, 2021.
By Glenn Burkins | September 17, 2021

A first for the NFL

At the Panthers' season opener, a Black woman stalked the lines on the officiating team.
By Glenn Burkins | September 13, 2021

Child killed when shot were fired into Charlotte home

More than 80 rounds were fired toward the home, according to CMPD.
By Glenn Burkins | September 8, 2021

Police investigate three homicides over Labor Day weekend

Victims included a 15-year-old boy and a 29-year-old woman.
By Glenn Burkins | September 8, 2021

Redistricting: How it works and what you need to know

Redistricting is a jargon-heavy and technical process. Here are the concepts you need to follow the debates and (likely) lawsuits in North Carolina.
By Jordan Wilkie, Carolina Public Press | September 3, 2021

Former Knight Foundation director is named Charlotte’s first arts & culture officer

Priya Sircar, who spent 20 years working nationally in the arts and culture sector, will be charged with developing a new arts plan for Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | August 30, 2021

Voting rights for 55,000 hang on N.C. court decision

Plaintiffs' lawyers argue that people who are out of prison but prevented from voting should have that right restored.
By Jordan Wilkie, Carolina Public Press | August 21, 2021

Jefferson Davis Street will be renamed Druid Hills Way

The street named after the Confederate president is one of nine Charlotte thoroughfares set for renaming. All have ties to white supremacy.
By Glenn Burkins | August 18, 2021

Novant official reports “stark increase” in Covid-19 hospitalizations

The health care chain also is ramping up to begin administering third shots for those who need or want them.
By Glenn Burkins | August 18, 2021