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Charlotteans of the Year 2017: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

NASCAR’s most popular driver takes a final lap, prepares to be a dad, and reminds us why he’s an everyman

Charlotteans of the Year 2017: Quail Hollow Club

From Rickie and Jordan to an army of volunteers and sunburned fans decked out in polo shirts, August’s PGA Championship made us proud. The best news? It’s probably coming back

Charlotteans of the Year 2017: Judy Williams

Her goddaughter was strangled to death by a serial killer nearly 25 years ago. Since then, she’s held candlelight vigils for hundreds of murder victims. Who will take over when she retires?

Charlotteans of the Year 2017: Vic the Chili Man

When he’s not slinging hot dogs to uptown bankers, the food vendor raises money to help kids with a debilitating condition

Charlotteans of the Year 2017: Covenant Presbyterian Church

The venerable Dilworth church invested $2 million in a west side affordable housing complex—and may have signaled a new role for Charlotte’s faith community

THE 2017 CHARLOTTEANS OF THE YEAR

The Way Ahead for Charlotte—and Cities

Brookings Institution scholar Bruce Katz, in Charlotte last week, in a one-on-one interview about his new book and how cities like Charlotte have to create their own economic and social futures when no one else will.

Charlotteans of the Year 2017: Oliver Merino

In 2017, Charlotte’s Latino community had to loudly affirm its right to live here. Merino’s voice rose above the rest

Charlotteans of the Year 2017: Chandra Johnson

The owner of Myers Park’s SOCO Gallery is making Charlotte an arts destination

Charlotteans of the Year 2017: Dorothy Counts-Scoggins

We needed her when she was a 15-year-old girl walking through an angry white mob. We need her today as the schools she sought to integrate are segregating once again

4 Things to See and Do at Levine Museum

Sponsored by Levine Museum of the New South

Girl Tribe Co. Opens First Storefront in South End

It will remain open until the end of the year.

Do Conservatives Have a Place in Charlotte Government?

Are we looking at a permanent Democratic supermajority on the Charlotte City Council?

5 Steps to a Stunning DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece

You don't even need to be very crafty to create jaw-dropping table decorations.

Vi Lyles Is Charlotte’s New Mayor

The Story of Charlotte: Parts 1-12

5 Local Holiday Markets To Shop

Get local goods at these markets popping up all the way until Christmas.

Perspective: More Than Fine

Tell your friends how you’re really doing

Along the Way with Michael Graff: Front Porch Perspective

A devil cat, godly men, and an understanding

IndyCar Driver Simon Pagenaud Surprises Girlfriend with Remodeled Cornelius Patio

Little did she know, he had big plans for the weekend she went away.

Election 2017: Races to Watch

Editor's Note (Nov. 2017): Airport Applause

Two hands can make a difference

A Peek Inside the Kimpton