Affordable housing: Brookhill project hits roadblock

The project team behind New Brookhill learned that their funding request from Charlotte's housing funds was denied, again. What's next for affordable housing plans?
By Jonathan Limehouse and Janey Tate | October 12, 2020

Inside the work to educate thousands of formerly incarcerated NC residents about their voting rights

Groups are reaching out to prospective Mecklenburg County voters, including people whose voting rights have been restored following a recent court ruling.
By Kerry Singe | October 9, 2020

Opinion | Digital divide has become a chasm due to Covid

Equitable access to technology and skills directly impacts equitable access to jobs and, in particular, jobs that can sustain a family.
By Dana McDonald, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont | October 8, 2020

“I Voted” stickers gone, hand sanitizer after ballots cast and other changes voters will see when polling sites open

Mecklenburg County voters can expect these safeguards in place when in-person voting begins Oct. 15.
By Kerry Singe | October 7, 2020

Local issues, national climate, bring cross-generation Black voters to polls

Economy, education, health care and environment are top concerns named by these Charlotte voters.
By Michael J. Solender | October 6, 2020

Gunfire claims life of teen in northeast Charlotte

Teen pronounced dead at the scene Sunday night from apparent gunshot wound.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 28, 2020

In NC, Black voters’ mail-in ballots more likely to be rejected

The disparity raises questions about the equity of ballot counting and whether voter disenfranchisement may be tainting elections.
By Sophie Chou, ProPublica, and Tyler Dukes, WRAL News | September 24, 2020

With uptown empty, Mert’s Heart & Soul struggles to find customers

Most of the industries that play a major role in bringing people uptown were hit hardest by the pandemic.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | September 21, 2020

CMPD and community members partner to promote gun safety

CMPD purchased 800 gun locks to be distributed by local nonprofits with hopes of curbing gun violence.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 16, 2020

The long drive from Charlotte: Jacob Blake’s father left as soon as he heard the news. This weekend he returns

Details of the Jacob Blake shooting are familiar to most people by now. His father, Jacob Blake Sr., a Charlotte resident, also has a story worth telling.
By Michael Graff, Charlotte Agenda | September 15, 2020