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Political Black Caucus votes to endorse tax referendum in support of local arts

Caucus Chair Khalif Rhodes said members for and against the proposal expressed strong views before the measure passed by a narrow margin.

City announces Kerr Putney’s retirement plan, and it’s complicated

Charlotte City Manager Marcus Jones said a permanent replacement will be named after the Republican National Convention.

Mecklenburg County launches small business loan program

The $2.75 million fund is intended to help small businesses that often cite access to capital as a barrier and aims to address racial disparities.

Police: CEO shot in uptown Charlotte dies

The Sanford-based company that Holaday cofounded called his death “senseless and tragic.”

Travel diary: How I spent a week in Bali

Charlotte resident Glyn Stanley shares highlights from a nine-day group trip to Bali, Indonesia.

LYNX Blue line closed for maintenance Oct. 19-20

To mitigate the effects of the closures, CATS will provide bus service in place of rail service.

Hue House is bringing creatives of color to the forefront

The new creative agency is building bridges between creatives of color and Charlotte’s cultural and government institutions.

Two women faced eviction in Mecklenburg County court. Could lawyers help?

For Charlotte-area tenants facing eviction, access to a lawyer can make all the difference.

Poll: South Carolina Democrats favor Joe Biden by wide margin

With less than five months to go before the state’s Democratic primary, a Winthrop Poll found Biden favored by 37% of all Democrats and 46% of black Democrats.

Police: CEO shot in uptown Charlotte dies; company calls death ‘senseless and tragic’

At a press conference Tuesday, Capt. Julie Barry said the shooting was the latest example of teens seeking to settle petty disagreement with guns.

Mecklenburg Sheriff Garry McFadden takes voter education into county jail

Starting today, McFadden will partner with the nonprofit group You Can Vote to inform county inmates about their rights to cast ballots in the November election.

City records second homicide this weekend — a shooting in north Charlotte

UPDATE: Authorities identified the victim as Julius Frazier, 26. Detectives interviewed the shooter and declined to press charges. The Mecklenburg district […]

CIAA to host spades tournament during 2020 basketball championship in Charlotte

The winner-takes-all competition will carry a cash prize of $2,000.

Have doors closed for good on Sports One bar in uptown Charlotte?

The Charlotte Business Journal reports that the bar owes nearly $237,000 in unpaid taxes, and its owner, Peter Thomas, has been hit with a lawsuit.

Father and son, both employed by local government, charged with stealing patio furniture

A father and son – both employees of local government – were arrested last week and charged with stealing patio […]



What’s Happening, CLT: Nov. 8-10 weekend guide

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...



Lauren Travis, The Barre Code franchise owner, talks about the ballet barre-inspired workout

Lauren Travis pursued entrepreneurship after encouraging words from her mother and nearly two years as an instructor for The Barre...


United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M....



Want to host an event? Good Life at Enderly Park should be on your radar

The owners say the 10,800-square-foot facility is filling a void of minority-owned event venues in Charlotte.


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