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Have a question about Charlotte? WFAE will find out the answer. Submit yours at WFAE.org/FAQCity. New episodes will come out every other week on Tuesday.

Most Recent Episodes

Why Do CMS High Schools Start So Early?

School looks different for most students these days because of the coronavirus pandemic. But whether classes are in person or online, a lot of Charlotte-area high schools start very early in the morning.

Inside Charlotte's Food Truck Scene

Carolyn Osberger's desire to support Black-owned businesses lead her to food trucks. Charlotte has at least 125 food trucks and they serve all kinds of cuisine: dumplings, tacos, barbecue, empanadas, curry, wings, ice cream.

FAQ City: Fact Or Fiction? Local Legend Says Concord, NC, Is Built Atop Volcano

Editor's note: A version of this story was originally published in January 2020.

FAQ City: Fact Or Fiction? Local Legend Says Concord, NC, Is Built Atop Volcano

FAQ City: What Questions Do You Have About Hurricane Season?

It's hurricane season in the Atlantic, and scientists say this year could be one of the busiest on record. We've already had a record number of named storms — from Arthur to Marco — and at least five people were killed as Hurricane Isaias swept up the East Coast several weeks ago.

FAQ City: Who Coordinates The Lights On Charlotte's Skyscrapers?

FAQ City: Your Questions About Protesting And Policing Answered

It's been about two months since protests first erupted in Charlotte over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Here, across the U.S. and the world, people took to the streets to demonstrate against police brutality and the mistreatment of Black people. We'll take a look back at those protests and answer your questions about policing and protesting.

FAQ City: Your Questions About Schools And Coronavirus Answered

Schools in Charlotte and across North Carolina have been closed since mid-March because of the coronavirus. Online classes became the new norm. Many in-person graduations, sporting events and proms were canceled. Now, state health officials say North Carolina's coronavirus trends are moving in the wrong direction. As fall draws closer, what's next for schools? Will buildings reopen?

FAQ City: Your Questions About NC's Mask Requirement, Answered

People in North Carolina are now required to wear face masks in many public places. It's part of an executive order issued by Gov. Roy Cooper that takes effect at 5 p.m. Friday, June 26. When and where do you have to wear a mask? Can you get a ticket for not wearing one? We answer those questions and others.

FAQ City: What Happened To Charlotte's Earle Village?

Few Charlotteans may remember Earle Village, the public housing community built in First Ward just outside uptown. It was a bustling community that stretched from 6th Street to 10th Street, roughly bordered by Myers Street and Caldwell Street. It was the place where 400 of the city's poorest families resided — until the village was condemned to demolition in the 1990s.

FAQ City: How Are You Feeling?

This weekend... this week... this month... has been a lot. Monday night marked the fourth night of protests in Charlotte as a wave of nationwide protests continue in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis. Throughout the weekend, thousands of protesters have expressed a range of emotions in Charlotte. Which is why FAQ City wants to hear from you.

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