The Best of Charlotte!

Charlotte is the largest city in the U.S. state of North Carolina and the seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2012, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 775,202, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 23rd largest in the US and had a 2012 population of 2,296,569. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2011 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,442,564. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans".

The city is a major U.S. financial center, the second largest financial center by assets following New York City. Bank of America and the East Coast operations of Wells Fargo are headquartered in the city. Charlotte is also home of the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League, the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Carowinds amusement park, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.

Right Now in Charlotte

Man charged after car hit 4 trees and ‘split apart,’ killing woman in Barclay Downs

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:10:45 EST

Two women were killed in car crashes overnight in Charlotte – one in east Charlotte on Saturday night and the other near Selwyn Elementary School early Sunday. Matthew Michael Harvie, … Click to Continue »

Black Panther movie screening, more then just a movie for Charlotte

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 10:14:30 EST

A epic weekend event started by Mosaic Live co-founders Tiffany Fant and Nakisa Glover, The Official Blackest Weekend Ever, held two private screenings for the Black Panther movie premiere on Friday and Saturday nights at Regal Cinemas Starlight 14. Weekend events included a Kickoff Coming to Wakanda Ceremony, One Stop Wakanda Shop, an after party at Morehead Tavern, and a Wakanda Wind Down Brunch. A portion of proceeds benefited several non profits, including The Males Place, Youth Hope International, and Aviation Camps of the Carolinas. The weekend experience celebrated the Black Panther movie as well as the Charlotte culture and community, and was a platform for beginning to address some of the issues of the community in a meaningful and impactful way. … Click to Continue »

Kemba Walker calls Fox TV host ‘disrespectful’ for her comments about athletes

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:28:21 EST

Kemba Walker does not think athletes need to stick to sports. Speaking to the media in Los Angeles on the eve of the 2018 All-Star Game, the Charlotte Hornets point … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Gary Oldman named best actor at British 'Oscars'

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:15:20 EST

The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): Gary Oldman has won the best actor prize at the British Academy Film Awards for his portrayal of Winston … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Jimmie Johnson wrecked for 3rd time this week

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:11:03 EST

The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Two-time Daytona 500 winner Jimmie Johnson has been wrecked out of the Daytona 500. Johnson was collected in a … Click to Continue »

Rancher teams up with Montana nonprofit to protect land

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:11:03 EST

Nearly 570 acres of an historic ranch in western Montana are being preserved. A conservation easement has been placed on the Hayes Family Ranch in the Potomac Valley in Missoula … Click to Continue »

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