Even in retirement, Ron Leeper is focused on making Charlotte better.
The former head of R.J. Leeper Construction talks about his next steps, including efforts in affordable housing.
By Katrina Louis | January 18, 2021
James Mitchell resigns from Charlotte City Council
Questions were raised about potential conflicts of interest after Mitchell became president and part-owner of a construction company that does business with the city.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 11, 2021
Brigida Mack leaves ‘Good Day Charlotte’
The Charlotte native and longtime local news personality said she's excited to explore new beginnings.
By Kallan Louis | January 10, 2021
Remembering Thereasea Elder, Mecklenburg County’s first Black public health nurse
Elder died Tuesday, age 93, leaving a legacy of service in the county's Black communities.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 6, 2021
Catching up with Clarence Boston: he left Charlotte to open one of Georgia’s first Black-owned breweries
"It's Chocolate City down here," Boston says, comparing Atlanta and its Black business climate to Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | January 6, 2021
7 interesting people we met in 2020
Some of our favorite people stories of 2020.
By Katrina Louis | December 29, 2020
2020 couldn’t stop DaBaby’s rock star year
The Charlotte rapper dominated music charts and remained a trending topic in an unprecedented year.
By Kallan Louis | December 28, 2020
Rev. Dwayne Walker on receiving $50,000 donation, contracting Covid-19 and more
Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church received the large donation a week before the Christmas holiday.
By Katrina Louis | December 21, 2020
Gas station workers face safety challenges during pandemic
Cashiers at gas stations and convenience stores aren’t typically who we think of as essential workers. How they stay safe on the job isn't easy.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | December 16, 2020
Hornets’ President, CIAA Commissioner talk joining sports leadership council, Covid effect and increasing tourism
Fred Whitfield and Jacqie McWilliams are among the 31 individuals part of the North Carolina Sports Leadership Council. The group is helping to increase sports event tourism across the state.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 15, 2020