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Charlotte Mecklenburg Homelessness & Housing Announcement

Charlotte is the most diverse city in America according to a new report by WalletHub. WalletHub also found that Charlotte ranked in the Top 25 cities on the list when it came to being the most diverse. The survey only looked at Cities in the nation with more than 300,000 residents.

Diversity is extremely important. While sometimes in my opinion it can feel like Charlotte lacks diversity, the statistics say we’re actually fairly diverse.

Here’s how Charlotte breaks down:

  • 41% White
  • 35% Black
  • 15% Hispanic
  • 7% Asian
  • 2% Other

According to Charlotte Observer, Raleigh was the second-most ethnically diverse city in NC, and Wilmington is the least diverse city in the state out of those on the list.

I’m glad Charlotte is diverse, and expanding in that way. Diversity is an important aspect of a successful city in my opinion.


One North Carolina Haunted House Titled Scariest In The U.S.

Believe it or not, we are almost halfway through September already, which means some folks are already thinking about how to get their spook on this Halloween. Well, there are plenty of places around the country that offer the Haunted House experience and now a new report reveals the best ones out there, and when they’ll be opening this year.

Hauntworld Magazine, the world’s largest directory of haunted houses and horror attractions, has come out with its list of the Top 13 Scariest Haunted Houses in the U.S. Houses on the list “promise thrill seekers the ultimate scream-filled experiences at every turn.” Topping the list is Pennhurst Asylum in Spring City, Pennsylvania, just 45 minutes from Philadelphia. Visitors get to explore a huge campus of monolithic abandoned buildings, through dark and twisted paths and catwalks. Pennhurst is known for its paranormal activity so it encourages visitors to explore and investigate. It opens on 9/24.