9 Charlotte streets with ties to Confederacy, segregation to be renamed

The decision passed the City Council with a unanimous vote.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 9, 2021

Affordable housing, education, criminal justice: How would you spend Mecklenburg County’s budget?

The FY2022 Resident Budget Priority Survey allows Mecklenburg residents to help county leaders decide where to allocate funds.
By Katrina Louis | November 16, 2020

Opinion | How does the pro-life stance square with the realities facing Black women?

I know from experience that pregnancy is a miraculous, beautiful experience but also a potentially life-ending one.
By Crystal Marie | November 2, 2020

Opinion | Why I’m working to pass the bonds, again

Charlotte voters will decide whether to approve nearly $200 million in bonds for affordable housing, neighborhood improvements and transportation projects.
By Sam Smith, Vote Yes for Bonds committee | November 1, 2020

City to unveil draft for Charlotte’s growth through 2040

City of Charlotte will host a community event Saturday to gather feedback for its Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
By Janey Tate | October 28, 2020

As early voting days approach, some NC counties still need poll workers

Expected surge in early voting could hit different NC counties unevenly, with some struggling more to find enough workers. By the way, it's a paying job.
By NC Watchdog Reporting Network | September 4, 2020

Local leaders to host “Black Men United” rally on Wednesday

County commissioner calls on community leaders and elected officials to push for policy changes based on protesters' demands.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 16, 2020

Analysis | Defunding CMPD and reactions from city council

Voices from the June 8 city council vote to withhold funding for tear gas purchases.
By Glenn Burkins | June 9, 2020

County’s proposed budget seeks to reduce racial disparities

County Manager Dena Diorio has asked to spend $2.5 million from FY 2021 budget proposal to address racial disparities in Mecklenburg.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 4, 2020

Social restrictions + less spending = drop in sales tax receipts

City's sales tax receipts fall amid Covid-19 outbreak. City Manager Marcus Jones warns of budget constraints.
By Glenn Burkins | April 14, 2020