Uptown Charlotte and its sparkling, photogenic skyline reflect the vision of two powerfully linked leaders. One was banker Hugh McColl, who took North Carolina National Bank into the stratosphere by acquiring out-of-state banks from coast to coast. After he bought San Francisco’s Bank of America, he merged the banks and took its name for the […]
Eating is something we must do in order to live. But what does it say about how we live? An excerpt from the posthumous collection of celebrated N.C. writer Randall Kenan.
A new collection of essays by the late North Carolina author Randall Kenan offers a portrait of a writer who moved seamlessly between identities and styles.
Michael Banner is teaching his neighbors to grow their own food as a means of building self-reliance in Winston-Salem’s food-insecure neighborhoods.
An independent state office that functions like a court has long had a reputation for stability and impartiality. But its new leader, with help from the legislature, is making waves and consolidating power.
As a candidate for the state House of Representatives, John Harris has to break out of the shadow of the 2018 ballot-harvesting scandal that implicated his father, Mark Harris, and made them both national figures.
North Carolina courts are working through a backlog of more than 800,000 criminal cases. But some counties are so short on lawyers that they’ve become “legal deserts” – and state officials have few plans to fill the void.
A veteran human resources officer says she told former state environmental secretary Michael Regan, who now leads the EPA, that his deputy used racist language, and that Regan covered up the allegation. He says that’s not true.
The Assembly talks to Charles Bethea about his story on the Wilmington brewery and its connection to gang violence.
Democratic insiders say the Wake County district attorney’s quixotic prosecution of Attorney General Josh Stein has dimmed her once-bright political future. They can’t figure out why she’s doing it.