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11 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
First-grade teacher Allie Smith prepares her classroom at Cotswold Elementary School Tuesday.
Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)
Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson
Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?
This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose
15 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington
Mecklenburg County authorities arrested a woman facing involuntary manslaughter charges in Brunswick County in connection to the death of her infant son in 2013.
16 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte
Fight breaks out in Charlotte courtroom The fight happened in a courtroom during an appearance for Raphael White.
16 hrs ago | News Observer
With broad opposition, the N.C. House Tuesday defeated a bill that would have capped sales taxes in North Carolina counties and given state officials millions more money to lure companies.
Before her board endorsed Mecklenburg County's upcoming sales tax referendum, school board Chairwoman Mary McCray hailed the effort, but wished her members had been included in the planning to get it to the November ballot.
A Mooresville teen was arrested after detectives say he stole his mother's credit card and spent more than $500 in two counties.
William "Bill" Constangy, a Mecklenburg County judge for more than a quarter-century, will retired Aug. 31, court officials say.
Charlotte missionary David Writebol completed his 21-day quarantine Sunday and traveled to Atlanta, where he saw his wife for the first time since she was evacuated Aug. 5 to Emory University Hospital for treatment of Ebola virus disease.
Charlotte viewers of next week's "60 Minutes" were scheduled to see a political ad sponsored by Freedom Partners, a group affiliated with the conservative Koch brothers.
Rep. Paul Tine of Kitty Hawk, N.C. confers with Rep. Charles Jeter of Mecklenburg County during debate of Senate Bill 734 at the afternoon session of the House of Representatives on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. Rep. Ruth Samuelson of Charlotte, left, confers with House Speaker Pro Tempore Paul Stam of Apex during debate of Senate Bill ... (more)
After more than a decade of debate, it appears construction on the Monroe Bypass will begin in early 2015.
If anything good has come from Ferguson, it's that we've all realized our police departments possess enough military-style equipment to take on an entire friggin' continent like, possibly, this one.
Brunswick County saw one of the highest increases in spending from tourists in 2013, according to numbers released by the N.C. Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development.
The Latin American Coalition is organizing a community effort to help immigrant children caught up in the border crisis.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 06:37 pm
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