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Charlotte, North Carolina is located in Mecklenburg County. Zip codes in Charlotte, NC include 28277, 28260, and 28271. The median home price in Charlotte is $175,000 which is roughly $88/per square foot. More Charlotte information.

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6 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Vilma Leake faces challenge from Dondhi Burrell for Mecklenburg County commissioner seat

Bachelor's in psychology and sociology from Livingston College in Salisbury; master's in education from University of Buffalo and completed coursework for doctorate degree in organization and leadership at University of San Francisco.

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10 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

In merged Charlotte church, 'every Sunday is like Easter'

Nancy Kraft, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, preaches to her congregation during a Sunday service in Charlotte on April 6. Kraft invited members of St. Andrews Episcopal Church to join Holy Trinity after it closed its doors last year.

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12 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Little sense made of inmate's apparent suicide

Jail officers and later paramedics rushed to Blinn's cell, where they performed CPR and used an automatic heart defibrillator.

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Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

Some charter school leaders resist salary disclosure

Leaders of four Charlotte-area charter schools say they won't provide the same salary information that other public schools do, even though state education officials say the law requires it .

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

News Observer

Convenience stores offering fresh food in NC's food deserts

Convenience store owner David Rizik experienced firsthand the benefits of adding fresh fruits and vegetables to his store’s shelves: he lost 25 pounds.

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The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte considers immigrant-friendly policies

Manuel "Manolo" Betancur and his wife Zhenia Martinez help customers at their business, Las Delicias Bakery on Central Ave. Manuel "Manolo" Betancur and his wife Zhenia Martinez at their business, Las Delicias Bakery on Central Ave. The city has a task force that is examining ways to make the business atmosphere more friendly to immigrant ... (more)

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The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte mortgage originators accused of fraud remain in business

Adam Goulet, Joshua Hankins and Roger Moore were dealt what looked like professional setbacks when they lost their licenses to originate mortgages for homebuyers in North Carolina.

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Creative Loafing

Five cheap things to do in Charlotte this weekend

Going out in Charlotte doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, to prove that statement, we've compiled a list of cheap things to do in the Q.C. this weekend.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

$2.2M Charlotte home wows with putting green

Completed in 2013, this beautiful home sits in the heart of Charlotte, just off Providence near Queens University.

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The Gaston Gazette

Drug overdose kills young couple

Travis Wayne Edwards, 22, and his wife, Ashley Erin Younce Edwards, 20, had just moved to Charlotte from Cherryville days before they died.

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WSOCTV

Environmentalists call for better solar energy policies

Local environmental groups are calling for Charlotte to improve their solar energy policies because Charlotte is the only city in the state that exceeds federal pollution standards.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Mecklenburg withholding county funds from Charlotte health center

Mecklenburg County is withholding its final payment of a $390,000 grant to C.W. Williams Community Health Center after learning the health center is in financial trouble.

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WBTV

Man charged with murder after man found dead in Charlotte home

A man has been arrested in connection to a homicide investigation that began when a man was found dead inside a south Charlotte home with homemade explosives, according to Charlotte Police.

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The Charlotte Observer

Home Builders Association of Charlotte names remodeling winners

Stirling Group with Studio H Home Design, working with the Charlotte Historic District Commission, adapted this 1926 single-story bungalow in Plaza Midwood's historic district to meet the needs of a contemporary family while preserving the home's integrity and charm.

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Business Journal

The Beer Growler to open in Charlotte's South End

Fans of craft beer in Charlotte will soon have a new means to get their fix. The Beer Growler, an Atlanta-based chain that serves as a filling station for growlers of beer, sodas and other beverages, has a new location on tap.

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Creative Loafing

RAW and Rippin shows, among this week's art picks

RAW: Natural Born Artists present Spectrum at Tremont Music Hall: Giving artists an outlet for showcasing their many talents - from art, photography, fashion to music, performance art and more - RAW is an organization that has expanded to more than 60 cities worldwide.

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The Charlotte Observer

2 charged with robbing woman of purse on Queens Road

Gerald Desmaratte, 42, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the alleged robbery of a woman's purse March 1 in the Myers Park community, police said.

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The Charlotte Observer

Autopsy: Couple died of heroin overdose, not carbon monoxide poisoning

A couple found dead in their north Charlotte home in February both died of heroin overdoses, according to autopsy reports released by the N.C. Medical Examiner on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Gaston Co. Police say man helped dump body

Gaston County Police have announced a third arrest in the murder of a man whose body was dumped on a roadway in west Charlotte in late-March.

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The Gaston Gazette

On Stage: - PostSecret: The Show' offers immersive theater experience in Charlotte

PostSecret: The Show When: April 22-May 4. Where: Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte .

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