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Tips on better recycling habits in 2023

Charlotte is already a great recycling city, but we can certainly do better. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — According to a recent survey, 80% of Charlotteans consider themselves an expert or ‘good’ at recycling — that’s 7% higher than the national average. But we do make mistakes from time to time.…
animals

What are the leash laws in Charlotte?

CMPD Animal Care and Control officials said leash law violations happen often. Most of the time when they are notified, it involves an attack. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s hard to walk a greenway or even go to a brewery in Charlotte without seeing a dog. …
Education

NC needs 5,000 more teachers; vacancies up almost 60%

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s public school systems saw a 58.4% increase in vacant teaching positions this fall, according to a new state report. Vacancies topped 5,000 teachers, comprising more than 5% of all teachers. The report partly illustrates the challenges school leaders and teachers have voiced about fully staffing their schools — and adequately educating students with employees stretched thin.…