Stories tagged: "Charlotte"


Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) speaks during a House committee in 2019. With many families in her district possibly facing eviction in a matter of days, Adams has been calling on state leaders in North Carolina to extend the housing moratorium a month or more. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
As Eviction Moratorium Ends, 206,000 NC Households Are Behind on Rent. How to Get Help Now.

In less than a week, many of these North Carolina families could be facing eviction proceedings.

The Durham Bulls Athletic Park, one of the finest ballparks you'll find anywhere. (Photo: Durham Bulls)
Who Needs MLB? North Carolina Still Has Some of the Best Ballparks in America.

From Kinston to Charlotte to Hickory, Cardinal & Pine's guide to the best ballparks in North Carolina.

The Trailbred Riderz, one of North Carolina's Black saddle clubs, are continuing the traditions of oft-overlooked Black cowboys and cowgirls. (Photo by Amber Thompson)
‘A Little More Fashion, a Bit More Culture’: A Roundup of Rides with North Carolina’s Black Cowboy Clubs

Inside NC’s Black saddle clubs, the cowboys and cowgirls continuing their traditions with trail rides and horseback events this summer.

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones stands for a portrait at her home in New York, Tuesday, July 6, 2021. A controversy over tenure at UNC-Chapel Hill has supercharged debates in North Carolina about teaching the state's history of racism in K-12 and higher education. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
‘What Gets Taught Matters’: Why North Carolina Must Confront Its History of Racism

The author of a North Carolina history book explains why it’s so crucial for the state’s K-12 students to understand our state’s history of racism.

North Carolina Lieutenant Gov. Mark Robinson gavels in the opening session of the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Robinson has been among the GOP's more outspoken critics of racial equity efforts in North Carolina school systems. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
The GOP Made Critical Race Theory its Boogeyman, but NC Students Suffer for it.

A Charlotte parent on racial equity in public school systems and the GOP's bogus Critical Race Theory panic.

A community clean-up on Beatties Ford Road in Charlotte, NC drew dozens of volunteers June 18, 2021. Residents can more easily request  litter pickup, mowing, and street resurfacing, as well get support for events like this by leaving a message at  www.NCDOT.gov. Pres. Biden's American Jobs Plan would earmark even more taxpayer funds to support improvements in local neighborhoods. (Photo by Alvin C. Jacobs Jr.)
How to Get Potholes Filled, Litter Swept, and Street Lights Fixed in North Carolina

For North Carolina residents, getting public maintenance issues handled may be easier than you think, and under President Biden’s plan, better funded too.

An early 20th century painting by Franz von Stuck, called A Swing in the Woods, depicts a red-haired woman, naked with buttocks exposed, enjoying a sling hung between two trees in a wooded, secluded area. To her right is a male figure, also nude, with arms raised in a pushing motion.
Don’t Get Naked, and Other Rules for New Nature Enthusiasts in NC

Here are seven rules reformed couch potatoes need to know when embracing the great outdoors in North Carolina.