Time Warner Cable Arena

Local News
9:00 am
Tue September 9, 2014

City Council Approves $108 Million For Arena And Streetcar

Charlotte City Council has approved $33.5 million to renovate the nine year old Time Warner cable Arena.
Credit Davie Hinshaw / Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte City Council approved more than $108 million in new spending Monday night. The money will go to two controversial projects, renovating Time Warner Cable Arena and an extension to the city’s east-west streetcar line.

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Charlotte Observer
11:58 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Charlotte: Spend $33.5 Million On Arena For Hornets

Relocating the ticket office is one of the changes proposed for the Time Warner Cable Arena in order to comply with the Hornet's bid to host a future NBA All-Star game.
Credit Davie Hinshaw / Charlotte Observer

The city of Charlotte is prepared to spend $27.5 

million in capital improvements for Time Warner Cable Arena, as well as 10 years’ worth of annual payments of $600,000 for ongoing maintenance.

The Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority asked the city earlier this year for nearly $48 

million in arena improvements, many of which the city and the team said are part of a 2003 operating agreement that requires the 9-year-old building to be among the National Basketball Association’s most modern.

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Local News
9:37 am
Tue March 25, 2014

NBA Commissioner: Bobcats' Arena Needs Upgrades To Host All-Star Game

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver in Charlotte.
Credit Michael Tomsic

Great news for Charlotte basketball fans, but not necessarily for Charlotte taxpayers: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he’d love for the city to host an All-Star game. But he says the Charlotte Bobcats’ arena needs an upgrade first, and that’s where taxpayers come in.


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DNC 2012
1:09 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

DNC Hosts Open House At TWC Arena

The unveiling of the main stage at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
Michael Tomsic

The Charlotte Bobcats’ arena is now fully set up for the Democratic National Convention, and Charlotte-area residents were invited to take a free first look Friday.

The Time Warner Cable Arena looks like it’s ready for a multi-million dollar rock concert.  

Head of the convention Steve Kerrigan showed off the main stage Friday morning to middle and high school students from the North Carolina School for the Deaf.  

"There’s going to be a podium that comes up right out of the floor, which is going to be amazing," Kerrigan said.

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DNC 2012
12:00 am
Sat August 25, 2012

The EpiCentre Will Be At DNC Epicenter

Street closures during the DNC have many Uptown businesses planning to close or operate on limited hours. But the EpiCentre will be open and it's shaping into one of the best spots for celebrity watching and a taste of convention excitement.

The EpiCentre is kitty-corner from Time Warner Cable Arena and inside the DNC security zone. So basically it's the convention's "front porch," says EpiCentre business development manager Ed Camp.

It's an obvious choice for delegates, reporters and celebrities looking for a quick bite or a drink outside the arena.

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Bobcats Arena Grand Opening
1:00 pm
Thu October 20, 2005

Bobcats Arena Grand Opening

(10/20/05) The Charlotte Bobcats Arena marks it's grand opening tomorrow when the Rolling Stones come to town. And this weekend the arena will be open to the public for tours. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin got in early and wanted to learn more about the building's state-of-the-art scoreboard. She caught up with Charlotte Bobcats Arena operatios manager Barry Silberman.