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Hunter Sáenz


Charlotte, NC, United States

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Past articles by Hunter:

Charlotte concealed handgun instructor faced monthslong permit renewal process

After Sáenz started asking questions, Yerke’s permit was approved Tuesday afternoon. But there are many others who are still waiting. → Read More

9 Investigates: Hundreds of cases take years to get to court

Hundreds of local cases are taking several years to go to trial at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. → Read More

'People cannot afford to live here' | Charlotte City Council discusses new approach to affordable housing

Charlotte City Council could approve the seven proposals on April 11. → Read More

Mecklenburg County officials approve medical leave request for Commissioner Ella Scarborough

Commissioners are developing a process to find an interim replacement for Scarborough. → Read More

'It's an opportunity for them' | New county pilot program gives residents the power over $3 million

Each of the six districts will get $500,000, with volunteer groups proposing ideas on how it should be spent. Then, the community will vote on them. → Read More

UNC Charlotte returns to in-person instruction for first time this spring semester

Students will head back to the classroom Monday with COVID precautions in place at UNC Charlotte. → Read More

The real reason you're stocking up on toilet paper at the grocery store

If images of empty stores take you back to the great toilet paper shortage of 2020, it's easy to freak out. In fact, our brains are wired to panic during emergencies → Read More

What to know as K-12 students return to session in North Carolina

Thousands of Charlotte-area students will head back to in-person learning after winter break. With changes to the state's toolkit, here's what you should know. → Read More

Charlotte, Mecklenburg County leaders to vote and discuss impactful items this week

Topics will range from COVID-19 relief money to working with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools district. → Read More

Charlotte Mayor Pro Tem Julie Eiselt will not seek another term

She made the announcement on Twitter late Sunday night. → Read More

Why one SC couple is signing their kids up for Moderna vaccine trial

As StarMed Healthcare continues to call on parents to sign their kids up for a vaccine trial, a couple from across state lines are stepping up and answering. → Read More

Mecklenburg County commissioners pass nondiscrimination ordinance

It comes just days after Charlotte's nondiscrimination ordinance went into effect. → Read More

Charlotte City Council approves $23M for affordable housing project

Charlotte City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve $23 million to go toward affordable housing complexes. → Read More

'It's kind of a nostalgia thing' | New trading card shop in Charlotte sees bustling business amidst pandemic

Like collecting trading cards? There's a new place for you in the South End. → Read More

Charlotte's redrawing districts: Here's how you can weigh in on that

The Queen City's rapid growth has thrown city council districts out of balance, with some having thousands more residents than others. Now, the maps will be redrawn. → Read More

Mecklenburg County health leaders update mask mandate to include all schools

After WCNC Charlotte asked about a letter sent to Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools families, the county health department said they planned to clear up confusion. → Read More

VERIFY: Yes, masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19

After several studies from around the globe, the CDC found in a May 2021 scientific brief that masks are a key tool in preventing the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

North Carolina teen creates free golf camp in an mission to diversify the sport

RJ Baker isn't your average teenager. He doesn't dream of a green jacket. Instead, he's doing what he can to see more kids who look like him on the links. → Read More

Charlotte nonprofit pump the brakes on caring for vulnerable community after panic at the pumps

Think about all the nonprofits doing essential caregiving work around the community. Some say they've had to stop operations because of the high demand for gas. → Read More

Charlotte City Council approves contract for portion of Cross Charlotte Trail construction

Charlotte City Council has approved a contract for the construction of a stretch of the Cross Charlotte Trail. → Read More