East Charlotte

Nick de la Canal

This week, WFAE is taking time to meet with voters in different parts of Charlotte and ask: what matters to you in this election? Responses so far have ranged from "the economy," "the pharmaceutical industry," to a bewildered "I don't know what matters nowadays."

Today, we visit Veteran's Park in east Charlotte, where we meet Seth Keipper, who's sitting on a bench watching his nine-year-old daughter, Alex, on the swings. Yes, he says, he's been following this election.

New Bridge To Open In Independence Widening Project

Sep 22, 2014
Tasnim Shamma

Starting midnight Tuesday, you'll be able to drive over a new bridge in east Charlotte.

It's on Conference Drive and it's part of a $51 million project to widen Independence Boulevard between Albemarle Road and Wallace Lane.


17-year-old Charged In Shooting Of Three Teens

Dec 14, 2013

  A 17-year-old turned himself in Friday morning in the shooting of three teenagers. Anthony Williams is charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon.