Albemarle Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Albemarle, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 62 for "u:charlotteobserver.com" in Albemarle, NC

  1. 2 high school students struck by a car MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police investigate Monday after a vehicle struck two Garinger High School students. The accident happened just after 7 a.m. on Eastway Drive at Sugar Creek Road, near Garinger High School.

    Comment?

  2. Charlotte's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade stirs memories on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Charlotte Observer

    Paris Huntley Jr. says he's been in Charlotte's parade for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday since the first one. "Right at 30 years," Huntley said.

    Comment?

  3. Fire officials: Blaze at Walmart construction site intentionally setRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Charlotte Observer

    Fire officials are investigating a blaze they say was intentionally set at a Walmart construction trailer in Charlotte late Sunday. Crews were called to a Walmart neighborhood market construction site on Albemarle Road at about 11:30 p.m. When they arrived, crews faced heavy smoke and fire from a single-story construction trailer, said Charlotte Fire Capt.

    Comment?

  4. Today's traffic: Wet streets for Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Flooding reports have come from Providence Road, between Sharon Amity and Wendover roads in southeast Charlotte; and on Lawyers Road near N.C. 51 in Mint Hill. There also are numerous reports of ponding on area roads.

    Comment?

  5. New I-485 lanes set to open in south MecklenburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Interstate 485 looking West from Nations Ford Road, Wednesday afternoon. A portion of heavily traveled Interstate 485 in south Mecklenburg will become a six-lane divided highway over the next few days, with the N.C. Department of Transportation ready to open a new lane on each side of the road.

    Comment?

  6. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police seek suspect in stabbingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are again asking the public's help to find a suspect in the Nov. 14 stabbings of two people in the 5400 block of Albemarle Road. Dixon is believed to be homeless, police said.

    Comment?

  7. Police seek public's help in finding armed robbery, assault suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Brian Dixon is accused of stabbing two victims during a robbery in the 5400 block of Albemarle Road on Nov. 14, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public's help to find a wanted man who has outstanding warrants for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

    Comment?

  8. Albemarle man charged with rape, indecent liberties with a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Michael Lee Burns, 52, of Grigg Street, was charged with two counts of first-degree rape and four counts of indecent liberties with a child, according to Albemarle police. An investigation began after the parents of the child victim reported the possible sexual abuse in mid-November, officials said.

    Comment?

  9. One killed in Stanly County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    The N.C. Highway Patrol confirmed Friday that at least one person was killed in a wreck on U.S. 52 in Stanly County Thursday night. The wreck occurred at 6:51 p.m. just south of Albemarle, officials said.

    Comment?

  10. Power restored after outage in east CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Power was restored Wednesday evening to more than 4,500 Duke Energy customers affected by an outage in east Charlotte and portions of Mint Hill and Matthews, officials said.

    Comment?

  11. Stanly arrests break-in suspect, seeks 2nd manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    This electronic equipment also has been recovered by Stanly County authorities, according to the sheriff's office. These firearms are among the items recovered from several break-ins last Friday in eastern Stanly County, authorities said.

    Comment?

  12. Stanly man faces indecent liberties chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Joshua Lee Baucom, 28, of Oakboro, has been charged with indecent liberties with a child, according to the Stanly County Sheriff's Office. Joshua Lee Baucom, 28, of Oakboro, was arrested Friday in connection with a case from Stanly County, according to investigators.

    Comment?

  13. Rep. Tim Moore nominated as NC House speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Outgoing Republican Rep. Ruth Samuelson of Charlotte, once considered a possibility to become North Carolina's first woman speaker, has a new job. "One of the exciting parts of this new endeavor will be discovering new ways the private, non-profit and government sectors can partner to maximize the public good," she said in a letter to suporters and colleagues.

    Comment?

  14. Stanly County meth bust nets 3 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Tara Morton Poplin, 39, of Richfield; Gregory Allen Sanders, 38, of Albemarle; and Bethany Leigh Horne, 29, of Peachland, were arrested after the sheriff's office said it found a "clandestine methamphetamine laboratory" at Poplin's home on Paul's Crossing Road. The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation, Albemarle Police Department and Rowan County Sheriff's Office assisted, and officials said the lab was seized and processed for evidence.

    Comment?

  15. N.C. House Republicans to elect leader SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Regional and generational dynamics could be factors Saturday when 74 Republicans meet to choose the man likely to become one of North Carolina's three most powerful officials. House Republicans will meet in Asheboro to nominate a speaker to succeed Thom Tillis, a Huntersville Republican elected this month to the U.S. Senate.

    Comment?

  16. 'Course correction' needed with federal red wolf program, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Betty and Hank, both captured red wolves, roam in a fenced area Feb. 10 at the Red Wolf Education Center in Columbia, NC. Betty, a female red wolf, roams in a fenced area Feb. 10 at the Red Wolf Education Center in Columbia, NC.

    Comment?

  17. Record-setting cold morning for CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    The Charlotte area awoke Wednesday morning to record-setting cold temperatures, but meteorologists said we have experienced the worst of the current arctic blast. The 6 a.m. temperature at Charlotte Douglas International Airport was 16 degrees, which broke the old record for the date – 18 degrees, set in 2008.

    Comment?

  18. North Carolina plans early work on Independence Boulevard toll lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    While a debate has raged over whether toll lanes should be built on Interstate 77 in north Mecklenburg, the N.C. Department of Transportation has been quietly planning to bring toll lanes to Independence Boulevard, possibly by the end of 2016. Like the lanes planned for I-77, the Independence toll lanes would use variable pricing in an effort to maintain a speed of 45 mph.

    Comment?

  19. State plans early work on Independence Boulevard toll lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    While a debate has raged over whether toll lanes should be built on Interstate 77 in north Mecklenburg, the N.C. Department of Transportation has been quietly planning to bring toll lanes to Independence Boulevard, possibly by the end of 2016. Like the lanes planned for I-77, the Independence toll lanes would use variable pricing in an effort to maintain a speed of 45 mph.

    Comment?

  20. School board not scheduled to discuss superintendent jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board has no plans to discuss hiring a new superintendent when it meets for the first time since voting to accept Heath Morrison's resignation. And any answers on who will lead the district could be a while coming.

    Comment?

Albemarle Job Listings
View or post Albemarle job listings on Topix.
Albemarle Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Albemarle from Topix.
Albemarle Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Albemarle on Topix.