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Sick at school? CMS attendance policy under scrutiny

Do we need a new bridge across the Catawba River?

A new non-profit aimed at helping families during the holidays

They’re the milkmen of water

Ways of Life: He had a passion for Greek education

More worthy local charities, selected by readers (Part 2 of 2)

Our readers' picks: favorite local charities (Part 1 of 2)

Our readers' picks: favorite local charities

Understanding Charlotte's tech industry

Understanding Charlotte's tech sector, with John Espey

Ledger crossword book — available now!

Apartments, apartments everywhere

South Charlotte parents raise concerns on CMS boundary reshuffle

Charlotte rezoning petitions in October

Have a peek at CMS south Charlotte draft maps

Have a peek at CMS south Charlotte draft maps

No French fry binges for Charlotte FC

A subdivision in the front yard

Can an app make Charlotte's streets safer?

Charlotte Pipe puts 56 acres on the market in uptown

Educating students on the honor of Phi Beta Kappa

Educating students on the honor of Phi Beta Kappa

Ways of Life: A sudden fall and a life ended too soon

Join us Wednesday for election analysis (and a social hour)

Charlotte health systems make a play for women

Ballantyne's YMCA plans a retractable dome over its pool

Give a shout-out to your favorite Charlotte charity

For refugee seniors, a taste of home

CMS eyes shake-up of south Charlotte school boundaries

Planning for CMS' future, with Claire Schuch

More questions on CATS' push for underground bus station

School board incumbents ousted

Ways of Life: A dad who offers help for those carrying a burden

The dawn of the CMS esports era

The dawn of the CMS esports era

Nourish your brain with our new podcasts 🎧

Come for the beer, stay for the philanthropy

The end of the CMS exodus?

How to build a regional transit system

Charlotte Metro Credit Union gets new HQ, new name: ‘Skyla’

Building a regional transit system, with Geraldine Gardner

When you’re suddenly playing Division I sports

When you’re suddenly playing Division I sports

Ways of Life: A botanist who established the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

A new voice for Charlotte's eastside

From citizen to politician, with Charlotte City Council member Marjorie Molina

Charlotte Ledger Event Listings

Faux Ho Ho: Why are there so many made-up holidays?

Corporate holiday parties are finally roaring back

Plenty of questions about I-77 toll plans

Fowl play goes viral

Inside the world's largest furniture show

Ways of Life: Folk Society founder loved to share a song

Park plan will resurrect architect's century-old vision

The Charlotte Checkers’ CheckMates have checked out

New revenue stream for the Catawba Riverkeeper: a bar

New revenue stream for the Catawba Riverkeeper: a bar

Matthews residents object to big development plans

Protecting Charlotte's water supply, with Catawba Riverkeeper Brandon Jones

CATS' struggles are bigger than John Lewis

Kids with respiratory viruses are filling hospitals

Kids with respiratory viruses are filling hospitals

Ways of Life: After 56 years of marriage, they died 3 days apart

In SouthPark, a final night at the movies

All geeks are welcome in this Charlotte club

'Gimme 5': What's ahead for Charlotte FC

Pumping iron before puberty?

Drivers flooded Charlotte with opposition to bus lanes

Behind the scenes at Charlotte's new arthouse movie theater

Ways of Life: Her calling is cleaning tombstones

Leaving for vacation, with no clue where you’re headed

Leaving for vacation, with no clue where you're headed

Do empty nests have silver linings?

Charlotte FC hits home attendance mark

Soaring sums needed for help paying bills

Can Driggs put the train back on track?

Charlotte rezoning petitions in September

A must-win game tonight for Charlotte FC

Charlotte’s rising rents take a break

Ways of Life: Her life was a long and lovely story

We’re beefing up coverage of health care

Building better health care journalism in Charlotte, with Rose Hoban and Michelle Crouch

Charlotte's 'first responder of funds'

Charlotte Ledger Crosswords

The Italian gold prospector with a gold-tipped cane

Charlotte's 'first responder of funds'

Charlotte FC poised to make Lattanzio permanent head coach

Neighbors not OK with CMS mobile classroom trailers

BREAKING: CMS moves to online school tomorrow

Come talk about Charlotte transit/transportation

Weather Extra: Heaviest downpours will be Friday

Selling homes with the help of TikTok

Weather Extra: Best guess is 1-5" of rain on Friday night/Saturday

Ways of Life: A celebrated photographer who sought to capture social issues in her images

A mom endures Scarowinds

Brick by brick, he built structures with memorable designs

Charlotte FC's path to the playoffs

The overhaul of the office

New strategy for transit plan: Go regional

Charlotte Latin fires back at complaining parents

Ways of Life: A pioneering librarian who made the law accessible

'Dream role' for new museum CEO

Charlotte rezoning petitions in August

Charlotte’s turn-of-the-century celebrity

Getting to know broadcaster Jessica Charman

The unbreakable business of fine china

Behind the Charlotte FC microphone, with broadcaster Jessica Charman

When the drive-thru is deadly

How to ask for a raise

Ways of Life: Holy Angels resident 'never let anything stop him'

Inside the new sports gambling room in Kings Mountain

The 'king' of Charlotte (before it was Charlotte)

Lattanzio's job on the line?

A developer's view of Plaza-Midwood

Shrinking Charlotte’s transit ambitions

Hot job: cybersecurity expert

Hot job: Cybersecurity expert

Ways of Life: Dana Rader was a fixture in Charlotte's golf scene

New international players offer a boost down the stretch

Sometimes, people stonewall us

7 state road projects in Mecklenburg get a boost

South Charlotte HOAs battle trashy look of Providence Road

University City after the Centene pullback, with Tobe Holmes and Darlene Heater

🎧 Transcript of conversation with Darlene Heater and Tobe Holmes

Ways of Life: Celebrating 'Mr. Charles,' a fixture at Harris Teeter

From dope dealer to 'hope dealer'

Historical Heavyweights: A visionary on Charlotte’s west side

Charlotte FC locks in two key players

HBCU students are big winners in loan forgiveness plan

Do scooters make sense in a small town like Matthews?

Charlotte's fastest growing businesses

The future of Charlotte office space, with Brett Gray of Cushman & Wakefield

🎧 Transcript of conversation with Brett Gray of Cushman & Wakefield

Ways of Life: A tennis star and true gentleman

Stopping Charlotte's Airbnb 'party houses'

A workforce with hooves and horns

Charlotte FC back in playoff hunt

An eyewitness to a stabbing

4 things I wish I’d known about Charlotte transit

Fixing the 'hole' in Charlotte's weather radar

Ways of Life: A longtime elections director who was convicted of bribery

BREAKING: Avoid I-77 today

One neighborhood's wild way of preserving the environment

A score for Charlotte's pickleball scene

A score for Charlotte's pickleball scene

Swiderski opens up

A corridor that's a magnet for displaced businesses

What Charlotte can learn from other cities about taxing transit

The conversation unmarried homebuyers should be having

Ways of Life: She was turning pages until age 104

Exclusive: Byron's South End to close

Charlotte rezoning petitions in July

Penny-pinching strategies: frugal or foolish?

A flurry of new players

Despite recession worries, hiring stays strong

Exclusive: New retailer emerges to take Blacklion's place

Making the case for I-77 toll lanes

Blacklion to close final store in Pineville

Ways of Life: A second, final resting place for Father P

Rebuilding trust in N.C.'s elections

Cheers: Ledger happy hour Wednesday night in Ballantyne

She's Charlotte's 'Coastal Grandmother'

Sir Minty, mascot of mystery

The problem with park rentals

Transit Time: Should changes at CATS start at the top?

Democrats maintain 9-2 council majority; Bokhari survives

Ways of Life: The 'Piano Man' of Charlotte

Surprise: More people leaving Mecklenburg than moving here

After 30 years, extending myself again at ballet

Charlotte FC prez: We'll continue to listen to our fans

Why prices are growing at the farmers market

How Charlotte lost 75% of its bus riders in less than a decade

Myers Park Country Club imposes don’t-sue-us policy

Charlotte rezoning petitions in June

Ways of Life: Mary's last 6 weeks, under Olympia's loving care

Charlotte tour guide took a winding path

How to make a yard that rocks

10 things Charlotte FC has taught us about soccer

New development rules approach the finish line

CATS plans to cut buses amid driver shortage

If a recession hits, Charlotte won’t be spared

Ways of Life: Dot Faust's eclectic life

Robot patients are helping train nurses

Shinyashiki shaking up offense for Charlotte FC

A countertop and cabinet distributor finds new doors to open

He's taking a spin in the laundry business

An outdoor store that blazed a trail

25 years of bringing Charlotte news en español

Last chance: Don't miss our series on small business owners

Charlotte FC finally fielding best talent

Referee shortage puts youth sports leagues in a pickle

Charlotte’s new mobility plan: ambitious goals, tons of data

Conventions mount a comeback

Ways of Life: Alcohol took Mason Gash. ‘Nothing to hide here now.’

Rock Hill contractor slams Tepper, Carolina Panthers

Does your personal brand need a tune up?

Charlotte FC’s options at winger have taken off

New twist in Charlotte’s arts funding saga

Excessive sick leave blamed for shoddy bus service

BREAKING: Bruton Smith dead at age 95

She’s demystifying STEM for adolescent girls

Ways of Life: Hockey was the draw, but friendships were the big win

The future of social media is fragmented

For 40 years, she’s had Holy Angels under her wing

For 40 years, she’s had Holy Angels under her wing

The new coach makes his mark

Taller buildings head to Eastover

New Silver Line plan: Ridership favored over development

Camper seriously injured in zipline fall at Camp Thunderbird

Ways of Life: A father of 8 with a knack for dispensing advice

We're expanding our team

Bark-devouring beetles are killing greenway ash trees

Charlotte rezoning petitions in May

Read local this summer: New books by N.C. writers

BREAKING: Covid testing requirement to be lifted for international travel

New coach. Who dis?

Charlotte's commercial real estate cools off

Mark Vitner to retire from Wells Fargo after 30 years

Why move Charlotte’s bus station underground?

Getting answers on massive CMS construction plan

Ways of Life: Celebrating life with a book about obituaries

Game on: How sports gambling would work in N.C.

Summer pool problem: No hands on deck

Making sense of the Miguel Angel Ramirez firing

Tepper’s real estate arm lacks the ‘wherewithal’ to pay debts

Charlotte to consider smaller alternatives to buses

BREAKING: Tepper real estate company files for bankruptcy

Sycamore surpasses OMB as Charlotte’s biggest brewery

BREAKING: Spectrum Center, bus station eyed for $275M makeover

Ways of Life: An eye from the sky on Charlotte traffic

Help us chart The Ledger's future

'Chico' Unmasked: Meet Charlotte FC’s Super Fan

This Memorial Day, he remembers fighting Hitler's army

Readers propose solutions to Chick-fil-A traffic

CMS unveils sweeping school construction plan

Ways of Life: Oscar Bidgood, a happy hummer

Observer tops list of most-complained-about Charlotte businesses

Oh, the Places They Went!

Charlotte FC and fans pumped for July matchup with Chelsea

A new high school for non-English speakers

Looking back, looking ahead: Transit Time turns 1

Cannon comeback bid falls way short

Ways of Life: The Raptor Center director affectionately known as 'Big Bird'

Facebook groups help moms find formula

A freshman year of challenges and triumphs

Charlotte FC looking to extend four-game home win streak

Airfares are taking off

Join us for Ledger night at 'Charlotte Squawks'

2 proposed boundary maps for Ballantyne-area elementary schools

Let’s tackle Charlotte’s Chick-fil-A traffic problem

Another tower planned for Midtown

The fate of Duke's 'Quadrille' artwork

BREAKING: Another tower planned for SouthPark

Ways of Life: A later-in-life shot put champion

Rising rates add urgency to house-hunting

Charlotte rezoning petitions in April

Wisdom from Mom

Charlotte FC acquires two players in deadline flurry

New ways to set sail

Charlotte's transit riders are returning — slowly

Communications firm plans Charlotte expansion

Greenway battle in Park Crossing

Ways of Life: Family — and baked ziti — were always right next door

CEO pay at Charlotte's largest companies

He's working to celebrate Charlotte's many Hispanic cultures

Former Charlotte 49er Bronico making a name — and a new brand — with Charlotte FC

For sale in South End: 46 acres of land

Charlotte's robot and drone experiments are multiplying

Life after the restaurant closes

Ways of Life: 'We tell the story so someone else doesn't have to go through it'

New ways to say 'I do'

A new haven for dogs and cats

After a deadly shooting, she’s finding solace in soccer

Swanky arts galas make a big comeback

Transit Time: Small N.C. towns replace buses with on-demand shuttles

Special report: Leadership change at CMS

BREAKING: CMS documents detail reasons for firing Earnest Winston

Ways of Life: A PR pro and quintessential N.C. gentleman

BREAKING: CMS superintendent likely to be ousted

Kelly King's 5 tips for improving the world

Charlotte FC tries to take home stadium magic on the road

He's leading Queens to become 'a bigger vision of itself'

Jennifer Appleby on building culture through leadership

5 pearls of leadership wisdom from Tony Zeiss

Charlotte FC ready for 'revenge game' vs. Atlanta United

CMS unveils proposed south Charlotte student assignment maps

View from a banker: Charlotte-area companies are juggling challenges but remain bullish

Charlotte rezoning petitions in March

Bye-bye braces? Kids are opting for clear teeth-straighteners

Ways of Life: Uptown club owner was a community connector

Introducing The Ledger's 40 Over 40 winners

Finding fellowship beyond the synagogue

Charlotte FC's goalkeeper is becoming a fan favorite

The future of South End is underground // APRIL FOOLS' EDITION

Readers respond: Your fetching dog photos🐶📷

BREAKING: High-rise apartment tower headed to Levine Museum site

Tolls rise on I-77

The roads to the Final Four are actually in Gastonia

The roads to the Final Four are actually in Gastonia

Ways of Life: His clients left with a haircut and a smile

Suiting up with the help of Sue

Suiting up with the help of Sue

📸 It's spring: Who let the dogs out?

Basking in Charlotte FC's first win

Charlotte restaurant owner sues journalist after Twitter feud

How the cost of widening a Matthews road increased 10x

Here comes the corporate swag

Ways of Life: His warm smile welcomed moviegoers for 12 years

First look: New Phillips Place office tower — tallest in SouthPark

Tickets now available for '80s-themed 40 Over 40 celebration

Charlotte jobs make a comeback

Is it time to thin your herd?

Breaking down Charlotte FC’s historic first goal

Behind the scenes of a City Council flip-flop

Transit Time: As Charlotte grows, is transportation funding keeping pace?

A letter from the Ledger editor

Big prom is back

BREAKING: OMB plans Ballantyne biergarten

Ways of Life: The life of the party, taken suddenly by a stray bullet

The looming battle over sedation dentistry

Video: Charlotte FC scores first ¡gooooool!

Charlotte rezoning petitions in February

Watch Charlotte Ledger Live discussion with travel pros

At 87, he's still raking in the running honors

The Charlotte-Atlanta rivalry shifts to soccer

Surging fuel prices are jacking up construction and housing costs

Transit Time: Consider a new light rail route for uptown, consultant says

He's mastered the art of repairing masterpieces

Ways of Life: A caseworker who uplifted and empowered

The uptown lunch crunch returns

Weddington worries about 'the next Waverly'

Online event: the new world of travel ✈

A toehold in Charlotte's funny sock market

Game ready: How to be a soccer fan

Ukraine gave them a son

Transit Time: University City eyes a privately funded shuttle

Is Charlotte really 50th out of 50 in economic mobility?

Ways of Life: The Gnome Man of Davidson

Video recap: Charlotte FC makes its debut ⚽️

A Charlotte Honda dealer suggested $800 in repairs. Were they needed?

A Charlotte Honda dealer suggested $800 in repairs. Were they needed?

99 years old, with war stories still fresh in his mind

Game on: What to watch for in Charlotte FC's debut on Saturday

The war in Ukraine could affect your pocketbook

Transit Time: Charlotte's crosstown bus routes are mostly empty

Tensions flare at Charlotte Latin

40 Over 40 award nominees revealed

Ways of Life: A pastor speaks on the power of obituaries

Fútbol Monday: Heart-pumping video recap of Saturday's preseason finale

Undercover server

Fan groups bring smoke and singing to MLS soccer scene

An unconventional developer with with big plans for Charlotte

Transit Time: CATS needs staff and money, transit chief says

BREAKING: Mask mandate to end

Charlotte's new planner-in-chief

Ways of Life: A coach who challenged students to dream bigger

7 Charlotte-area DMVs, ranked

Charlotte rezoning petitions in January

Fired up for pottery

Crash course on Charlotte FC: Who are these guys?

New apartments spring up for seniors

Transit Time: Golf cart market picks up speed

We're adding another local newsletter ⚽️

Special report: South End's booming skyline

Ways of Life: The life and soul of the handbell ensemble

The Charlottean who bought Prince's Caribbean mansion

Treasure hunting time in Amazon bins

Introducing the 40 Over 40 judges

Apartment plan near Providence High angers neighbors

Ardrey Kell apartment plan still too large, council member and city staff says

Transit Time: Charlotte's transportation challenges cross county lines

CPI Security is set to rumble with rival in court

Ways of Life: Cheslie Kryst radiated power and positive energy

I minted an NFT — and can explain what that means

Making it OK to discuss mental health

Weather Extra: 1-2 inches ❄ tonight, slippery roads tomorrow

Charlotte's 'disability disrupter'

Weather Extra: A tricky snow to forecast

Transit Time: A Plan B for Charlotte's transit expansion

At new luxury store in SouthPark, spending on Fido goes off leash

Ways of Life: 'Jazz Diva' broadened Charlotte's music scene

Curtains rise again for high school musicals

What are the greatest inventions of your lifetime?

Weather Extra: Snow a 'guessing game' but wow it's cold

Funerals are getting a makeover

Weather Extra: Just a bit of snow

Transit Time: New wheels for Charlotte's urban core

Gas pumps, but no slushees

Ways of Life: Former principal was small in stature but left huge footprint

An upgrade to the captain’s seat for ‘Miracle’ flight hero

The competition for new houses is in-tents

The competition for new houses is in-tents

Transit Time: Finally, biking in uptown without fear

40 Over 40 nominations open today 🏆

How StarMed became a Covid services juggernaut

Ways of Life: She loved the family farm in life. Why leave it in death?

Building a new chamber of commerce for Charlotte

Charlotte rezoning petitions in December

Are pajama bottoms the new yoga pants?

How Charlotte helped build Amazon’s Alexa

Transit Time: Why North Carolina doesn't have any speed trap towns

How Charlotte helped build Amazon's Alexa

I hate public speaking, so I called in the experts

I hate public speaking, so I called in the experts

Ways of Life: A life given to hospitality

Yep, N.C. is getting more crowded