The Bag Lady, which closed its doors in Dilworth in March, has found a new store location in Elizabeth near Central Piedmont Community College. The boutique, which sells apparel and gifts for women, will host a grand opening celebration June 23-24.
Green River Preserve in Cedar Mountain, NC, is for curious and creative kids who are rising second through ninth graders. It is one of the camps where kids get to attend thanks to the Charlotte Observer's Summer Camp Fund.
Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, but its parks may not be keeping up. Trust for Public Land (TPL), a nonprofit that advocates for urban parks, ranked Charlotte last for its parks at 97.
Saying it's a revival of segregation, the NC NAACP and an array of Charlotte's black education leaders vow to fight a controversial town charter school bill if it passes. They say they'll go to court if necessary.
The Charlotte Observer's Summer Camp Fund has raised more than $1.5 million and sent more than 3,000 children to camps since 2009. More than 500 kids will attend 33 camps this year, including Victory Junction.
Lime is launching scooter service in Charlotte, with demonstrations Tuesday at the Bland Street light-rail station, 11 a.m.-noon. The electric scooters will cost $1 for 15 minutes of riding, more than the regular price of dockless bikes.
Mecklenburg County sheriff's 287(g) program faces increased scrutiny, American Civil Liberties Union is targeting Sheriff Irwin Carmichael's participation ahead of the Tuesday, May 8 Democratic primary.
At Bank of America's annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, CEO Brian Moynihan stood firm on his company's decision to stop lending to some gun makers in the aftermath of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.
The city of Charlotte has hired Lincoln Harris executive Tracy Dodson to lead its economic development efforts. One of Dodson's first tasks will be overseeing the redevelopment of the Eastland Mall site.
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Monday sued former CEO Richard Topping for $1.7 million in severance pay. Meanwhile a former federal prosecutor claimed Topping stole Cardinal's intellectual property before leaving last fall.
Charlotte North Carolina is part of March For Our Lives, a worldwide planned demonstration on March 24. Locals rally uptown to protest for better gun control and safer schools after a spate of recent mass shootings.