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The Charlotte Region Generated Over $6.7 Billion in Visitor Spending Last Year – An Increase of 2.8%

Visit North Carolina just released the 2016 tourism report for our state, showing that 97 out the state’s 100 counties saw increases in visitor spending in 2016 compared to...

Charlotte Has Been Named As A Potential Host City For The 2026 World Cup

The United Bid Committee of the United States, Mexico and Canada announced this week the list of potential locations that will serve as Official Host Cities for the 2026...

“Crypto” Parasite On The Rise In Public Swimming Pools

With public swimming pools across the Charlotte region hitting mid-season, health experts are now warning of a growing parasitic infection called 'Crypto'. According to the CDC, "at least 32 outbreaks...

Rogue Helicopter Pilot Still On The Loose In Charlotte

I recently discovered what might now be the most infamous conspiracies in Charlotte's history (it might even be bigger than the government spying on Charlotte citizens with fake cell phone towers conspiracy). The...

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Monday’s ‘Great American Eclipse’

The 'Great American Eclipse' will be rolling through the Carolinas this coming Monday afternoon (Aug. 21), starting at about 1pm EST. It will be the first total eclipse to be...

Albemarle Corp Creating 200 New Jobs in Charlotte Region w/ Average Salary of $78,225

Charlotte's Albemarle Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company, has just announced that they will be add 200 jobs to the Charlotte region with an average starting salary of $78,2225. The...

CMPD Has Increased Patrols Around Charlotte’s Confederate Monuments

In light of this past weekend's White Supremacy rally in Charlottesville and the illegal removal of a Confederate statue in Durham, the CMPD announced this week that they will...

New Study Reveals the Most Likeable CEOs in Charlotte

Owler, a pioneer in crowd sourced information that’s building the world's largest database of company and executive information, has just released its first report on CEO Likeability. Owler’s analysis, which...

New Mixed-Use Development Would Be The Largest Charlotte Has Seen In Decades

New York Based ATCO Properties recently purchased 75 acres of historic warehouse space, just north of Center City. The firm has now submitted a rezoning petition for would be the largest mixed-use...

“Crowds on Demand” Posts Charlotte Craigslist Ad Offering $25/Hr For Paid Protesters

"Crowds on Demand" claims to be "Your home for protests, rallies, audiences, PR stunts, and celebrity events" according to their website. 10 Days ago they posted an ad in the...

Governor Cooper Calls For All Confederate Statues In North Carolina To Be Removed

Yesterday North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper released an article and a video via Twitter outlining his plans to remove all Confederate statues from across the state. His announcement is...

Chick-fil-A Is Introducing A New Menu Item in Charlotte – The “Hash Brown Scramble”

In a press release sent out yesterday, Chick-fil-A has just announced the introduction of a brand new breakfast item for all Chick-fil-A locations in the greater Charlotte region -...

We Asked Strangers In Uptown Charlotte About Racism – This Guy’s Answer is Brilliant (Video)

Charlotte Stories hit the streets last summer in search of a solution to reducing racism in our city. We asked people if they thought racism and segregation were still a problem...

The Charlotte School of Law Is Out Of Business – Effective Immediately

According to a mass E-mail sent by the Charlotte School of Law's Alumni Association to all former students, the school has just shut down for good. The email noted that...

Amazon Building $85 Million Distribution Center in Kannapolis – Creating 600 Jobs For The Region

Amazon has just finalized plans to build a new $85 million, 1 million sq.ft. foot distribution center in Kannapolis, bringing 600 new jobs to the region. The facility will be...

$100,000 Study Of I77 Toll Lane Project Released – Giving New Hope To Opponents

The $100,000 independent study of the I-77 toll lane contract has just completed and released by Mercator Advisors LLC. The study was originally commissioned by the NCDOT back in...

Dozens of Protesters Tear Down Confederate Statue In North Carolina

Last night several dozen protesters gathered around a Confederate statue in front of Durham's old courthouse to speak out against the violent protests in Charlottesville over the weekend. At...

Top 10 Best Latin Restaurants In Charlotte

Charlotte is quickly becoming one of the most diverse cities in America, with transplants coming from all over the country and immigrants coming from all over the world -...

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