Feb 9, 2024 - News

🏀 Big Hornets trades and other speed reads

Seth curry dribbling basketball

👀 Maybe Seth will be able to convince his brother to come play in Charlotte. Photo: Sam Hodde/Getty Images

🏀 The Hornets are trading forward P.J. Washington to the Mavericks, according to reports. Charlotte will receive Grant Williams, Seth Curry and a 2027 first-round pick in exchange. (WBTV)

ğŸŽ¤ Usher has added a second show in Charlotte due to demand. He'll perform at Spectrum Center on Oct. 23, in addition to Oct. 22. (Axios)

🏟 Several future ACC championships will be hosted in Charlotte, the conference announced Thursday. Spectrum Center will carry the 2025, 2026, and 2028 men's basketball championships and the 2027 women's basketball championship. (Axios)

  • Charlotte will also host the 2024-28 men's and women's lacrosse championships at American Legion Memorial Stadium and baseball championships in 2024, 2026, and 2028 at Truist Field. (WBTV)

❌ Davidson College suspended its chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity for five years due to hazing. (WBTV)

✈️ People in the Belmont and Cramerton areas reported waking up to a loud rumble in the middle of the night. CLT released a statement that the noise was from Boeing 777 aircraft engine testing. (WCNC)

🏈 High school football returns to Bank of America Stadium on Aug. 22, with the Keep Pounding High School Classic. The season-opening regional double-header features Independence vs. Myers Park and Providence Day vs. Weddington. (Axios)


Subscribe for more Axios Charlotte in your inbox.

Read the full edition

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more

More Charlotte stories

No stories could be found


Get a free daily digest of the most important news in your backyard with Axios Charlotte.


Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more