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Lexi Wilson

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Charlotte, NC, United States

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Past articles by Lexi:

LoSo businesses looking to create a social district

Charlotte approved the creation of social districts back in August but has not yet to formally approve any. → Read More

'People are falling through the cracks'

According to an analysis by the Associated Press, 12,000 students are unaccounted for. These students didn't move out of state or sign up for private or home-school. → Read More

'Change is definitely available'

Weathered Souls Brewing Company is working to diversify the beer industry. → Read More

Can an app make streets safer? The city of Charlotte is looking to find out

Charlotte leaders say they need more community participation to see if the technology makes a difference. → Read More

House Charlotte homeownership program offers homebuying assistance for first-time homeowners

The program will offer up to $80,000 in assistance for eligible residents. → Read More

Atrium Health seeks solutions to youth violence

The Violence Intervention Program connects victims with resources. → Read More

Lawmakers trying to increase penalties for those who intentionally destroy electrical infrastructure

Federal data analyzed by WCNC Charlotte targeted attacks against the electric grid have hit a 10-year high in the United States in 2022. → Read More

Charlotte restaurant week is underway and there is no shortage of options

The event runs through Jan. 29 and over 90 restaurants are participating. → Read More

Egg prices impacting bakeries in Charlotte: 'We’ll have to keep increasing our prices'

Economists blame the surge in egg prices on the 2022 avian flu, as well as inflation. → Read More

Charlotte transportation committee endorses new transportation center, Silver Line plans

These discussions happened during Tuesday's Charlotte Transportation Committee Meeting. Charlotte leaders are making mobility a top priority as the city grows. → Read More

Here's what 2023 could bring for Charlotte's housing market

When it comes to Charlotte, it's no secret there's a high demand for housing and not enough of it. → Read More

Union County Sheriff's Office warns about Facebook Marketplace scam

The Union County Sheriff's Office arrested a man after a 911 caller reported being a victim of fraud while trying to purchase a refrigerator on Facebook Marketplace. → Read More

Closing arguments wrap in trial of former CMPD officer charged with killing man in 2017

Phillip Barker is criminally charged with killing James Short while responding to a call in 2017. His defense argues it was a tragic accident, not a crime. → Read More

'He was slurring his speech': Friend of pedestrian killed by CMPD officer in 2017 takes stand

John Jacik said he and James Short were drinking alcohol hours before Short was hit by a CMPD officer near Uptown, and he was concerned about his physical condition. → Read More

Opening statements shared in CMPD officer's trial

The defense argued Joshua Short wasn't supposed to be in the road. But the prosecution said former officer Phillip Barker was driving too fast. → Read More

Jury selection continues in trial for CMPD officer

So far, attorneys have spent several hours interviewing dozens of potential jurors. → Read More

2nd victim dies after shooting at north Charlotte park

Dominic Salazar, 18, passed away as a result of his injuries suffered during a Nov. 15 shooting. → Read More

Construction underway for affordable housing in west Charlotte

The new development on West Boulevard will be a 120-unit apartment complex. → Read More

CATS gets ready to restart some express bus routes

The three express routes mainly serve commuters going into Uptown. → Read More

'The issue impacts the entire community' | Corporate landlords contributing to affordable housing crisis

In recent years, corporate investors have greatly increased their investments in single-family homes for the purpose of converting them into rental properties. → Read More