After protests, Charlotte takes a breather with a Panthers game | WFAE

City officials declared Sunday’s Panthers-Vikings football game an “extraordinary event.” That meant lots of police downtown and extra security measures. There was a small protest, but most people welcomed the distraction after a week of unrest. See my Coverage at WFAE.org, “After Protests, Charlotte Takes A Breather With A Panthers Game”

Business owners see a need for community building | WFAE

The police killing of Keith Scott on Tuesday and nightly protests since then have hit Charlotte’s black community hard. People are dealing with anger, fear and concern about the community’s long-term challenges.  I covered a press conference on North Tryon Street with black business owners Friday afternoon, and talked to WFAE All Things Considered host Mark … More Business owners see a need for community building | WFAE

CMPD Hears Fears From Charlotte Residents At Forum | WFAE

At an NAACP forum Wednesday called “Stop Police Violence,” Aryana Crawford told Charlotte Mecklenburg police leaders she was afraid of them. The recent police killings of African-American men in Louisiana and Minnesota have brought sharper focus to an issue that many know too well. Then something extraordinary happened that began to change Aryana’s view. I captured the … More CMPD Hears Fears From Charlotte Residents At Forum | WFAE

99-unit Antiquity Woods proposed off South Street

Meeting Street Companies Inc. is asking Cornelius for zoning approval to build 99 residential units and a mixed-use “Village Tavern” building on about off South Street near the Cornelius-Davidson line. The 16.2-acre site is currently woods, between the Antiquity covered bridge and McEver Fields across from Davidson Elementary School. It stretches west along the creek … More 99-unit Antiquity Woods proposed off South Street