The Charlotte City Council has approved an extra $20 million to fund affordable housing projects in the area.

City and county leaders are considering whether placing a professional soccer stadium at the old Eastland Mall site would be better than demolishing Memorial Stadium and the Grady Cole Center. Last week, the Charlotte Observer reported, Mecklenburg County Commissioners Under the current proposal, the city and county would each spend $50 million toward building a […]

The area near the Southend breweries is going to get even busier in the coming years. The City Council approved a zoning change to allow an entertainment district that will bring more dining and shops options to Yancey and Old Pineville roads. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The vote was unanimous despite misgivings by City […]

The Charlotte City Council voted  unanimously on Monday to ask state legislators to grant subpoena power to the police Citizen’s Review Board. The changes are in response to cries of more police reform following the September riots. The riots highlighted distrust between citizens and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. It’s unclear whether the state legislature will […]

In response to calls for more trust between the community and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, there will be a “Can We Talk about Police Community Relations and the Citizens Review Board” on Jan. 5 at the Palmer Building. The town hall was announced during the City Council’s briefing on the Council Action Plan that was approved […]

Republican voters have chosen Edwin Peacock to represent them in the general election in November. However, Democratic voters will vote in a runoff to decide which candidate will represent them in the run to be Charlotte’s next mayor. Last night Jennifer Roberts pulled in 36 percent of the vote, 4 percent short of the 40 percent […]

Charlotte voters head to the polls today to vote for mayoral and city council candidates. Polls close this evening at 7:30. No voter IDs needed until 2016. For questions or to report problems call the Mecklenburg County Elections Board 704-336-2133

Surrounded by his family and fellow city council members James Mitchell announced that he will run for mayor. In a brief speech, Mitchell said he supports leaving the airport under city control. He also detailed his support for economic development in east and west Charlotte. “We’re going to bring back the pride to the Eastland […]

LaWana Mayfield, Charlotte City Council District 3 representative is hosting a District 3 Town Hall meeting on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – noon at the West…