N.C. Democrats elect Bobbie Richardson to lead state party

The retired educator and former state legislator is the first Black woman to hold the title.
By Glenn Burkins | February 28, 2021

Black swim programs battle cross-currents of history — and Covid-19

Mahogany Mermaids upend decades of stereotypes by teaching Black adults to swim, but Charlotte’s minority youth swim team is fighting to stay afloat
By Tim Whitmire | February 27, 2021

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By Bethany Lane | February 26, 2021

Care Ring announces Tchernavia Montgomery as next executive director

She leaves her role as chief program officer at Crisis Assistance Ministry to lead the nonprofit that provides health services to vulnerable residents.
By Katrina Louis | February 26, 2021

Joel Odom, the youngest candidate in Charlotte’s 2019 mayoral race, found dead in his home

Odom, 22, was found by his father, according to news reports.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 25, 2021

Gov. Cooper lifts modified stay-at-home order, eases other Covid-19 restrictions

Bars and taverns will be allowed to open for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 25, 2021

Charlotte groups host sneak peek for Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Delilah”

Here's how to attend the virtual viewing for the OWN series set in Charlotte.
By QCity Metro | February 24, 2021

Arts & Science Council apologizes for history of discriminatory grant-making

A 34-page report lays bare the "steps -- and missteps" that ASC has taken to become more equitable.
By Glenn Burkins | February 24, 2021

Habitat for Humanity mortgage delinquencies triple during coronavirus pandemic

Due to the pandemic, more than 300 Habitat homeowners in Charlotte are behind on their mortgage payments.
By Maria Ramirez Uribe, WFAE | February 23, 2021

Police: Man found fatally wounded in car

The shooting was reported Friday in east Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | February 21, 2021