Former County Commissioner Darrel Williams’ company is teaming with Populous as event architects for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte 2012. Williams’ firm and Neighboring Concepts has worked on the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts and Culture and planning and design for the Charlotte Area Transit System. Populous, formerly known as HOK […]

The political season has taken in off all over the country, but it is particularly exciting in Charlotte. In addition to the biannual City Council elections, the DNC is gearing up, which is making Charlotte a hot spot for politics. There are many people in the community who generally won’t participate in the political process, […]

By Tanya Wilson 360 You One of my favorite songs is a classic by Sam Cooke, “A Change Gonna Come.” The words of the song have ringed true so many times in my life journey. During difficult times when I didn’t understand the inconsistencies that life would sometimes produce, I’d find myself singing softly the […]

VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER In an email to supporters, the Democratic National Committee announced Wednesday that Charlotte is one of four finalists for its 2012 convention. “It’s a huge deal,” Mayor Anthony Foxx, a Democrat, told the Charlotte Observer on Wednesday night. “The 2012 Democratic National Convention carries a significant and positive economic impact and will […]