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2 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
Kwame Hakeem Crawford, 23, of Charlotte, was arrested early Monday in connection with a shooting Sunday, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Monday that they have arrested a man in connection with a Sunday afternoon shooting that left another man seriously wounded.
4 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
AvidXchange CEO Michael Praeger and North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory announce that the company is expanding with new jobs and a new headquarters building at the NC Music Factory near uptown Charlotte. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory announced at the Charlotte Chamber Monday, September 15, 2014, that AvidXchange, currently headquartered in Charlotte, will create 603 jobs in addition to the 200 jobs currently at the headquarters.
9 hrs ago | WLOS
A Charlotte software company that automates how companies pay their bills is being offered more than $10 million if it adds 600 new jobs. A state committee that oversees a key North Carolina incentives program on Monday approved a deal for AvidXchange Inc. Gov. Pat McCrory was scheduled to make a jobs announcement in Charlotte later Monday.
A man was shot and seriously injured in northwest Charlotte Sunday afternoon, and police were waiting for him to regain consciousness at the hospital to learn about the shooter. The shooting happened on Sunday around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Oregon Road and Rozzelles Ferry Road, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Lt.
Heather Nicole Davenport, 27, is being charged with failure to properly secure a weapon, police said. Davenport's 7-year-old daughter shot herself in the hand while handling a loaded firearm Saturday inside the family's residence, police said.
Police in Boone have confirmed the body found around this morning near the Appalachian State University campus is that of missing Body of missing Appalachian State student found near campus BOONE, N.C. -- Police in Boone have confirmed the body found around this morning near the Appalachian State University campus is that of missing Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1tOpFso BOONE, N.C. -- Police in Boone have confirmed the body found Saturday morning near the Appalachian State University campus is that of Police responded to a report of a deceased individiual in a wodded area off of Poplar Grove Rd. at around 10:30 this morning.An ASU identification card and a North Carolina drivers license belonging to Smith were found at the scene.
One suspect was hit in the arm in the incident on Farm Pond Lane, and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The second suspect is still missing.
Potholes are a growing problem in the Charlotte area, and drivers like Diana Hovis agree. "Is it a problem? Yes.
An early morning accident on Thursday left one Lincolnton resident dead and another seriously injured. The Lincolnton Police Department responded to a call at 12:03 a.m. concerning a motor vehicle crash where N. Cedar Street dead-ends at Hoke Street.
In addition, a portion of the proceeds will also be used for a college scholarship for a UCPS student. The tournament's shotgun start begins at 8:30 a.m., rain or shine.
Going out in Charlotte doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, to prove that statement, we've compiled a list of cheap - $10 or less - things to do in the Q.C. this weekend.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport plans to borrow $100 million for projects such as renovating the terminal and adding thousands of parking spaces, according to a memo Friday. City Council is set to vote on the plan a week from Monday.
Chris Gause waits outside Crisis Assistance Ministry Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Homeless dads with children are the least cared for part of the community, with no shelter space for them.
Two police officers were involved in two separate wrecks Thursday night, officials said. In Charlotte, an off-duty Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer directing traffic was struck by a vehicle at Revolution Park on Barringer Drive.
Originally from Atlanta, Veda Covington, 27, came to Charlotte three years ago by way of Augusta, where she was studying mass communications with a minor in theatre. After graduation, Veda says she came to Charlotte and fell in love with the city, where you'll occasionally spot her on stage, recently with Queen City Theatre Company's production of "The Performers."
Charlotte is home to a variety of renowned museums, accompanied by a strong community of committed art enthusiasts, preservers and museum-goers. This fall, several museums open up new exhibits, some continuing into next year, exploring topics as diverse as British art, HIV/AIDS and LGBT history.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:07 pm
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