Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts will likely face competition in Democratic primary next year. Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles announced that she is forming an exploratory committee to run for Mayor. Last week, state senator Joel Ford announced that he formed an exploratory committee. Roberts’ leadership has come under fire in recent months for how she handled […]

A day after Patrick Cannon was sworn in as the new mayor of Charlotte, our former mayor Anthony Foxx returned to address the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting. Foxx resigned as Charlotte’s mayor after being named as U.S. Transportation Secretary. On Tuesday, he told reporters that he sent Cannon a personal note and described […]

Surrounded by family and friends, Patrick D. Cannon was sworn in as Charlotte’s new mayor. In his acceptance speech, Cannon focused on economics and moving…

We are proud to congratulate our own Patrick Cannon for winning the Democratic primary yesterday. Cannon beat fellow council member James “Smuggie” Mitchell to win the primary. Cannon will face Republican and former city council member Edwin Peacock. City Council at large winners were current council members Michael Barnes, David Howard and Claire Fallon along […]