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Closing the books on 2020

The 8 hottest Charlotte rezonings 🔥 of 2020

A brighter holiday for one high school senior

Covid's financial toll on Black, Hispanic communities

Trading cards in high demand

4 views on CMS virtual learning

Today's Ledger holiday party — your exclusive invite

County re-examines greenway plans amid opposition

A gradual ascent to airport’s top job

'I'm in the life transformation business'

Burdens multiply at a challenged high school

CMS schools will return to full-remote until mid-January

Why CMS returned to all-remote learning

BREAKING: N.C. imposes 10 p.m. curfew

Details on Ledger reader holiday party

Charlotte’s new transit proposal: 4 things to know

Charlotte rezoning petitions in November

Hugh McColl’s second act

New details on Sonic CEO assault accusations

Part 2: Ledger readers' charity picks

Charlotte stars in Hallmark Christmas movie — as Nashville

Our readers' picks: favorite local charities

Our readers' picks for their favorite local charities

Why don’t teens have part-time jobs anymore?

A very Ledger holiday: 10% off gift subscription — and new gear!

The Charlotte Ledger: Worth a look this holiday

Earth Fare to open in Davidson

A note of Thanksgiving to our subscribers

In a family of jewelers, he cut a different path

Quinceañera dreams delayed, and an industry disrupted

New homes push further into west Charlotte

How political spending bailed out Charlotte's TV stations

Are cheese-throwing bandits on the loose in south Charlotte?

Fears rise of new business shutdowns

Crunch time for Charlotte child care

Dreaming of a new aquatic center for Charlotte

Why CMS bus drivers are sidelined

Give a shout-out to your favorite Charlotte charity

BREAKING: Lacking bus drivers, CMS delays middle school opening

New development plans in Dilworth

What happened when Alex Trebek came to Charlotte?

CMS might alter its middle school reopening plan

Inside the classroom: a CMS teacher's story

UNCC study: Covid stresses are hitting low-income residents

UNCC study: Covid stresses are hitting low-income residents

Charlotte rezoning petitions in October

Apartment tower planned for the Metropolitan

With America on edge, Cody took a cat nap

With America on edge, Cody took a cat nap

This election is being fought in my mailbox

Charlotte's Miss USA prepares to pass the crown

Why South End construction is still humming

5:30pm today: Ledger online 🍷 happy hour 🍺

A new office tower for still-booming South End

People are still nervous about in-person events

The rap star next door

With holiday bazaars canceled, crafters are struggling

Creating a 'smorgasbord of retail' in SouthPark

Announcing The Ledger’s first-ever virtual happy hour

Autobell: When the pandemic hit, it rolled out a disinfecting fog

DoorDash is winning Charlotte’s food delivery war

I hope there's a bright future for local journalism

South Charlotte neighborhood opposes greenway connection

At costume shop, revelers aren't spooked by Covid

Food truck survival strategy: Enter the neighborhoods

Food truck survival strategy: Enter the neighborhoods

South Charlotte 'wedge' leads CMS enrollment drop

What a med school means for Charlotte

Does Charlotte need a Zoom czar?

BREAKING: Key Covid figure hits new local low

Uptown is a ghost town

The adventures of raising venture money during Covid

Charlotte rezoning petitions in September

8-acre 'Stream Park' designed as 'soul' for Ballantyne

Cotillion eager to get back into the swing of things

Park Road Books: Customers crave ‘comfort reading’ during Covid, but sales have dipped

The hot debate over Huntersville's downtown

BREAKING: CMS changes plan for K-5 reopening

The hot debate over Huntersville's downtown

The Charlotte area is becoming America's lithium capital

BREAKING: Duke Energy approached with buyout offer, report says

Beloved Business: Park Road Books

Charlotte's 55+ communities are staying active

Offload the kids at sleepaway virtual learning camp? Yes, you can

Flyover Friday: Get schooled on UNCC's explosive growth

For fashion retailers, new era of cozy dressing is uncomfortable

For fashion retailers, new era of cozy dressing is uncomfortable

Charlotte's hospitals are returning to normal

When downsizing means turning your plants over to science

Arrow sign backlash in Ballantyne

Mert’s Heart & Soul: With uptown empty, a struggle to find customers

Flyover Friday: All the action in South End

CMS athletes could start training by end of October

BREAKING: CMS heading back to school

Charlotte Catholic goes all-virtual this week after 4 Covid cases

More couples are calling it quits

The adventures of a Nextdoor enthusiast

No more birthday parties at Sports Connection?

He’s blasting Top 40 music on Myers Park’s golf course

Flyover Friday: Changes in the heart of SouthPark

Customers dip but sales soar at Blackhawk Hardware

BREAKING: Earth Fare to reopen up to 5 Charlotte-area stores

Inside UNCC's Covid prevention strategy

Inside UNCC's Covid prevention strategy

Parents sue CMS over virtual instruction

Charlotte rezoning petitions in August

A Ledger status update — and links to our best work

The downturn’s double whammy against working women

The downturn’s double whammy against working women

The latest shortage is live crickets

BREAKING: No excuses now. Gyms allowed to reopen Friday.

More couples are calling it quits

Change on the menu at Johnson & Wales University

Duke Energy CFO: Lessons from 40 years at one company

Life inside UNC's 'Covid dorm'

The Charlotte Post: Challenges and new opportunities during the pandemic

Flyover Friday: Inside Charlotte's next big bank tower

Online Q&A with Novant psychiatrist - you're invited

455-unit housing complex proposed for Ballantyne

Charlotte builders hammered by lumber shortage

Charlotte builders hammered by lumber shortage

Ready to order: Charlotte diners slowly return to restaurants

For dancers, only visions of Sugar Plums this holiday

Flyover Friday: Camp North End up close

'Zoom bombers' attack CMS online classes

Why Charlotte's housing market is so contradictory

The Ledger Covid-19 Data Room

Pineville bristles at 'South Charlotte' car dealerships

The search for a washing machine left me spinning

A new road for SouthPark?

Hood Hargett Breakfast Club: Growth amid pandemic's turmoil

Crunch time for Charlotte’s private schools

Amid apartment boom, new condos for South End

Levine Museum explores possible land sale, relocation

The vacation home market is bonkers

Yes, that was an earthquake

A voice for the teachers

Even ice companies are feeling the heat nowadays

Even ice companies are feeling the heat nowadays

CMS: Despite survey answer, no final decision on sports

Dish It Out: Camps and to-go projects are the keys to holding on

When retailers jack up prices

Charlotte rezoning petitions in July

The landlord view of Charlotte’s housing woes

'You can't stop the music'

CMS classrooms are closed, but the Y wants them for childcare

Death in Mecklenburg: Numbers have risen, but why?

BREAKING: CMS says staff shortages make it unable to open

Charlotte's museums exhibit patience on reopening

Why isn’t Charlotte building enough affordable housing?

School shutdown sends parents scrambling — in different ways

Reeling restaurants hit with new restrictions

Online Q&A with Ledger editors - you're invited

New real estate trend: Building houses for renters

A big opportunity for tutoring businesses

Making my way through the pandemic

Apart, but together: online worship stays strong

It was more than just a gas station

Why CMS voted for all-online learning

McNinch House: Staff on call, less dessert prep

CMS reopening plan will come today

BREAKING: NC schools can reopen at reduced capacity

Plunge in heart patients alarms Charlotte doctors

Ballantyne townhome plan withdrawn

Nearly 2,300 Charlotte companies got big PPP loans. Here's the list.

BREAKING: 6,000+ new jobs? Health-insurance giant details plans in UCity

Infinity's End: Sales head higher

What Atrium is learning about Covid

Charlotte rezoning petitions in June

Clarification: CMS says staff shortages make it unable to open

BREAKING: 3,000+ jobs headed to UCity area, report says

Introducing The Ledger's 40 Over 40 winners

Charlotte companies delay returns to the office

Summer camp looks different this year

Bojangles' is dropping its apostrophe, will become Bojangles

*** The Ledger's 40 Over 40 Awards Gala ***

The coming transformation of Phillips Place

Cooper: Masks required, business reopenings on hold

At Showmars, a cautious reopening

Pittenger says Lebda spied on his house with a drone

Reopening decision this week: Does the data support it?

Next push for Ballantyne: New middle school?

Inside Charlotte’s surge of Hispanic Covid cases

Money allocated for new Ballantyne high school

The coming glut of unused vacation days

With kids 'invisible' during isolation, abuse risks mount

Why waiters don't always wear masks

Selling in a time of social distance

Selling in a time of social distance

Proposed apartment complex would ban cars

Big Ballantyne development approved

When you buy your house online

Want to hit the pool? Make an appointment

Colleges expect robust enrollment despite Covid-19

The unraveling of Tim Newman

The millionaires who run Charlotte's largest companies

Charlotte rezoning petitions in May

I took an antibody test. Here’s how it went down.

The new billboard is on your face

Parents cry foul over soccer refunds

The new rules of Charlotte event planning

BREAKING: Friday reopening for restaurants, hair care, pools

Restaurants waiting on the governor

Dreams of a baby put on hold

Bike shops shift into high gear

S.C. restaurants have reservations about quick reopening

Who's open for indoor and outdoor dining in SC?

Do Zoom meetings favor developers?

Ballantyne project adds more affordable housing

Amid Covid-19, anxiety and depression risks grow

Online tithing kept in check (and cash)

Silent on Sam, UNC chairman eyes a full term

Pool construction makes a splash

Pool construction makes a splash

Desperate times call for black-market haircuts

The path to retail's new reality

BREAKING: Gov. Cooper OK’s ‘limited easing of restrictions’

'Bring it on': Restaurant patios return to life in S.C.

Isolated during Covid-19, she lost the will to live

The exhausting, rewarding work of a nurse who helps Covid patients

College students scramble as internships dry up

Charlotte Realtors expect blitz of activity from 'pent-up demand'

Medical ‘paratroopers’ swoop in for workplace testing

The reopening will be slower than expected

Inside Atrium's 'virtual hospital' plan

We're driving less. So how's the air?

At west Charlotte daycare, an urge to help

BREAKING: Students home through end of school year

We're driving less. So how's the air?

BREAKING: Stay-at-home order extended, school decision tomorrow

Novant Health to resume some nonessential surgeries

Reopening decision now rests with governor

The doctor is furloughed

A generous life, shortened by Covid-19

S.C. shops prepare to flip signs to 'open'

SAT cancellations leave students in limbo

Why I joined The Ledger

County plans business panel to examine reopening

After a bumpy start, loan money starts flowing

Online Q&A with Atrium infectious disease doctor - you're invited

In Sun City, golf cart cruising is the new canasta

In Sun City, golf cart cruising is the new canasta

Mecklenburg's new virus cases are falling

BREAKING: Hospitals pull plug on field hospital

Brace for a longer lockdown

Mecklenburg's new virus cases are falling

Parenting survival guide: CMS spring break edition

How well is local media covering coronavirus?

Charlotte's other big pandemic

Air travel is now 'like an apocalypse movie'

Air travel is now ‘like an apocalypse movie’

Kicking toilet paper and keeping their skills up

At-home births draw new attention

At-home births draw new attention

BREAKING: Curve flattening, new park restrictions, smaller field hospital

For two faiths, a week like no other

Chaotic start to crucial loan program

Exciting news about The Ledger

Lives transformed, in photos

That's one big field hospital

BREAKING: Charlotte hospitals might need 3,000 more beds

BREAKING: Atrium wants field hospital

Thirsty: Mecklenburg liquor sales surge 29%

Leading when your team is virtual

Charlotte’s social life is shifting to Zoom

Could closing the parks come next?

The last days of Davidson

It's the right time for a puppy

Where the jobs are

A new focus for local food

When almost everyone is 'essential'

Here is the county's stay at home order

BREAKING: County passes sweeping 'stay at home' order

More restrictions coming from county?

BREAKING: School's out until May 15, hair salons to close

Millennials account for 1/2 of local virus cases

A drive-in movie does the trick

Behind Charlotte’s run on toilet paper

Just stay away from people

Outside retail, companies wait and worry

5 work-from-home tips from a pro

Online discussion with Charlotte financial advisors – you’re invited

When your business changes overnight

BREAKING: Atrium and Novant to reschedule non-essential surgeries

BREAKING: No more dining out at restaurants

The people of Charlotte are stepping up

How prepared are Charlotte’s hospitals?

Pews empty, pulpits live-streamed

BREAKING: Gov. Cooper closes schools starting Monday

Inside a Matthews retirement home, a sense of calm

BREAKING: CMS to dismiss students starting Thursday

Recession 'increasingly likely,' Wells Fargo economist says

Charlotte's economy and the coronavirus, explained

A special note to paid Ledger members

BREAKING: American slashes flights as travel wanes

Why I Started The Ledger

On Sunday mornings, a choice in South End

This week in Charlotte

This week in Charlotte

Online discussion of South End/Uptown development - you're invited

Harry & Bryant funeral home, Charlotte's oldest business, to relocate

Hiring an influencer is more complicated than you think

How I hired a Charlotte influencer

Council members say Ballantyne needs more low-income apartments

Don't let the coronavirus freak you out

This week in Charlotte

First look at pro soccer ticket prices — and swanky 'Tunnel Club'

Business owners from the battlefields

Help build better local news in Charlotte

Dilworth's long-vacant Epicurean lot is under contract

This week in Charlotte

New CLT Amex lounge: What you need to know

Grounded: Charlotte’s ‘2nd-largest airport’ is closing

Coronavirus slows Chinese exports — prompting N.C. uncertainty

What's up with all these bankruptcies?

University City is primed to add jobs, big-time

BREAKING: Observer parent McClatchy files for bankruptcy

Matthews is becoming the South End of the suburbs

BREAKING: CMS wants new high school in Ballantyne but lacks money

New BofA Tower has no assigned desks

Huge Ballantyne development could improve traffic, developer says

'The state of the center city is strong'

Full interview with Michael Smith of Charlotte Center City Partners

Four factors that flattened Earth Fare

BREAKING: Earth Fare to close all stores

Cleared for takeoff? American's labor deal might not lift fliers

Historic Ballantyne? Townhouse plan gets frosty reception

1 day left for 40 Over 40

Fooled by ads that looked like news

Xbox U.: UNC is building a ‘gaming arena’

Inside OrthoCarolina’s new-media ad strategy

8 money-saving escape-the-RNC getaways

Building design factor: Can You Instagram It?

Anger at the vape shop over new tobacco law

40 Over 40: An important improvement

Pickleball is the hottest Charlotte sport you've never heard of

'Stop Building': Backlash in Ballantyne?

SouthPark would happily take Myers Park's Nature Museum

Announcing The Ledger’s 40 Over 40

40 Over 40 Official Contest Rules

An Epicentre turnaround plan?

CMS is ditching its new website