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23 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
The most damaging winter storm in more than a decade brought heavy rain and flooding to the Charlotte area and a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to the north that knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers.
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Yesterday | Business Journal
The proposed Studio Charlotte redevelopment of the former Eastland Mall site includes a movie studio, sound stages and a film school.
Yesterday | Creative Loafing
It's Women's History Month! Creative Loafing loves to celebrate wonderful women all year round, but this month we're spending a little extra time highlighting a few Charlotte fe-noms whose work uplifts other women and girls.
Leaders from Indian Trail and Stallings in Union County and Matthews and Mint Hill in Mecklenburg County all have agreed to work together in planning for economic development in the area after more than a year of discussions and debate.
Plans to turn Eastland Mall into a major film studio and film school are on life support and could be dead in a few weeks, according to Studio Charlotte CEO Bert Hesse.
Mecklenburg and York authorities are searching for a local pastor accused of sex crimes against a child.
A little perspective on the Union County school redistricting fight that's brought some parents to tears.
Justin Hurd's mother, Kimberly Mitchell, is sworn in before her testimony at his sentencing trial in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse on Wednesday.
Mecklenburg County will no longer manage $17 million in state money for mental health services after N.C. health officials assigned the oversight to Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions.
Faced with a growing population and $5 billion in unmet transportation needs, Charlotte officials are looking to an increasingly popular option for cash-strapped governments: partnerships with private firms willing to share the costs and profits of public projects.
Another day, another poll. Raleigh-based American Insights, considered a right-leaning firm , released results Tuesday on voter sentiment toward N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory , including a finding that the GOP governor holds a six-point advantage over state Attorney General Roy Cooper in a prospective 2016 race.
The Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Crimes Against Persons Team secured a conviction for a Charlotte man who sexually assaulted the same woman twice within a two-year period.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they are looking for Jeffrey Alonzo Taylor Jr., 22, in connection with a pair of recent armed robberies.
As agencies face persistent budget pressures, shared services are receiving renewed interest and scrutiny.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and the City of Charlotte have reached a deal that will keep the conference's popular postseason tournament in the Queen City through 2020.