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 2021-07-31 22:38 

Charlotte Observer

Man shot to death in a north Charlotte hotel at midday Saturday, police say...

Man was shot at a Charlotte hotel and died at a hospital, police said. His name has not been released. Public records list a Suburban Extended Stay Hotel at the address....

 2021-07-31 18:26 

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Internet hit, ex-'Dancing with the Stars' contestant Hayes Grier arrested in Charlotte...

Hayes Grier, former Dancing with the Stars contestant, internet Vine star and brother of Carolina Panthers backup quarterback Will Grier, arrested in Charlotte....

 2021-07-31 17:10 

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NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace pops the question to his girlfriend: 'Will you marry me?'...

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace proposed in front of an Oregon waterfall to his longtime girlfriend, Amanda Carter. Dale Earnhardt Jr., wife Amy, expressed joy....

 2021-07-31 14:07 

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Carolina Panthers apologize to fans. Here's why they sent a late-night 'we're sorry.'...

The Carolina Panthers NFL team apologized after personal information fans may have filled out for a third-party vendor may have been exposed, team officials said....

 2021-07-31 12:21 

Charlotte Observer

Woman dies after being hit by two cars, the second a speeding hit and run, police say...

Police are searching for a speeding hit-and-run driver who killed a woman lying on a road after another car hit her as she crossed the thoroughfare near UNC Charlotte....

 2021-07-31 11:00 

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COVID cases reported by two fitness centers in the Charlotte area...

Fitness centers in Huntersville, NC, report COVID-19 cases. Health officials say COVID delta variant has risen in Mecklenburg, elsewhere in North Carolina....

 2021-07-31 10:30 

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For the first time, Mecklenburg details COVID cases for people who were vaccinated...

Mecklenburg County NC confirmed reports of 376 breakthrough cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated people. That's less than 1% of residents with the vaccine....

 2021-07-31 10:00 

Charlotte Observer

Trump's candidate lost a Texas special election. NC political operatives were watching....

After Texas loss, what's the value of Donald Trump endorsement? NC Republican Senate candidates watch as Jan. 6 commission goes on, Democrats bolster narrative....

 2021-07-30 23:10 

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Pineville police shot man who put down gun and 'did what I was told to do,' lawsuit says...

Police in Pineville NC near Charlotte shot a Black man as he followed orders to put down his weapon, a lawsuit says. He claims officers fabricated evidence....

 2021-07-30 22:30 

Charlotte Observer

Mecklenburg jail temporarily closes visitation after COVID-19 cases reported...

Visitors not allowed at county detention center in Charlotte NC for 48 hours after inmate tests positive for COVID-19. Another case reported at juvenile center....

 2021-07-30 22:11 

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'Did that just happen?' NC nursing student saves Olive Garden worker from choking...

Madeline Hare, a nursing student at Gaston College in North Carolina, used the Heimlich maneuver for the first time to save an Olive Garden kitchen employee....

 2021-07-30 21:20 

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CLT airport takes a hit in passenger counts, revenue during pandemic. How bad was it?...

Charlotte Douglas International airport report shows passenger, revenue numbers during COVID-19 pandemic. American Airlines, Southwest added CLT flights....

 2021-07-30 20:29 

Charlotte Observer

Funeral arrangements set for NC teenager shot at a picnic table near her home...

The funeral for Loyalti Allah will be at Joy Church in Matthews. Loyalti is a 13-year-old girl who died in a drive-by shooting in Union County, North Carolina....

 2021-07-30 20:05 

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Afternoon Observer | Masks required at CMS + Hornets draft updates...
 2021-07-30 20:02 

Charlotte Observer

The Hornets got more vertical in the NBA draft and are going to create must-see TV...

The Charlotte Hornets ended up with two of the top 19 picks in the 2021 NBA draft, choosing Connecticut's James Bouknight and Texas's Kai Jones....

 2021-07-30 19:57 

Charlotte Observer

Other public universities are requiring the vaccine. UNC System should too....

Observer readers comment on UNC, college vaccines, Capitol officers, COVID costs, vaccination rate, unvaccinated children, NC speeding and global warming....

 2021-07-30 19:38 

Charlotte Observer

Grocer details plans for new Charlotte-area store, complete with entertainment options...

Lowes Foods of Winston-Salem is expanding in the Charlotte market opening a new concept store with entertainment at the former Huntersville Earth Fare location....

 2021-07-30 19:30 

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An anonymous donor gave $10 million to CPCC. Here's how the school plans to use the gift....

Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte NC received a $10 million gift to help the arts, humanities programs. It's the college's single-largest donation...

 2021-07-30 18:49 

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What if my CMS student forgets a mask? Who does the mandate apply to? Answers to questions....

Answers to some questions about Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools mandate for students, staff to wear COVID masks indoors in Charlotte this school year....

 2021-07-30 18:19 

Charlotte Observer

Anti-mask protesters dismayed by new CMS board vote requiring masks indoors this fall...

Charlotte community members held up signs, protested as the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School board voted for requiring COVID face masks indoors at schools this fall....

 2021-07-30 18:09 

Charlotte Observer

Jackson's toe injury brought him to tears. Panthers CBs now have reason to be all smiles...

Carolina Panthers cornerback Donte Jackson has fully recovered from a toe injury he dealt with last year. Sam Darnold intercepted again at NFL training camp....

 2021-07-30 16:59 

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Over 100 people want this new Charlotte arts and culture job. Here's what's next....
 2021-07-30 16:35 

Charlotte Observer

Party bus runs over 22-year-old man after he falls off, Nashville police say...

A 22-year-old man was hospitalized after he fell off a party bus with 14 people on it in Nashville and was run over by the rear tires on Thursday, police say....

 2021-07-30 16:31 

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Charlotte apartment complex sells for nearly $100 million to an out-of-town investor...

The Connor Group, an Ohio real estate company, purchased Elizabeth Station, formerly Venue, apartment complex in the Elizabeth neighborhood in Charlotte NC....

 2021-07-30 15:58 

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Charlotte university to forgive about $300,000 in student debt caused by COVID pandemic...

Johnson C Smith University, a HBCU in Charlotte, NC, will used funds from federal CARES Act to forgive outstanding debts of students caused by COVID pandemic....

 2021-07-30 15:35 

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Hair means freedom: How a new Charlotte law would empower people with natural hair...

A new nondiscrimination ordinance in Charlotte would protect both LGBTQ people and those who wear natural hair from punishment by employers....

 2021-07-30 15:30 

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NC man was sexually abusing 2 girls in a Charlotte park. Then a homeless hero stepped in....
 2021-07-30 15:28 

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Charlotte-founded American Cornhole League hosts World Championships in Rock Hill...

The American Cornhole League, founded in Charlotte, is hosting its 2021 ACL World Championships in Rock Hill, SC. You can watch for free in person or on ESPN....

 2021-07-30 14:23 

Charlotte Observer

CMS board votes to require masks for students, staff when classes resume next month...

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board approved a recommendation to require face masks for all students and staff when classes start next month. CMS will be one of the few local districts to do so....

 2021-07-30 10:30 

Charlotte Observer

A year after becoming an instant neighborhood staple, Charlotte coffee shop expands...

The Giddy Goat Coffee Roasters, which serves coffee, empanadas and more in Charlotte NC's Plaza Midwood neighborhood, has been open a year and is expanding....

 2021-07-30 10:00 

Charlotte Observer

Analysis: Hornets pairing James Bouknight with LaMelo Ball makes Charlotte a threat...

Charlotte Hornets get to match NBA draft pick James Bouknight with LaMelo Ball in the backcourt. That's a strong pair that will carry the Hornets to the future....

 2021-07-30 09:50 

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Panthers Tracks: Sam Darnold looks sharp. Here's what happened in first 2 days of camp...

The first two practices of Carolina Panthers training camp have been completed as the team works up to pads and more team periods. Sam Darnold has been solid....

 2021-07-30 03:39 

Charlotte Observer

Hornets traded for two extra NBA draft picks. Here's what they did with them....

Charlotte Hornets made two trades during the NBA draft and picked up Kai Jones, Mason Plumlee and JT Thor who played college basketball at Auburn....

 2021-07-30 02:54 

Charlotte Observer

Getting Bouknight, Jones in NBA draft puts Hornets in position to end playoff drought...

The Charlotte Hornets were smart to select UConn's James Bouknight with the No. 11 overall pick in the NBA draft, then trade up to pick Kai Jones at No. 19....

 2021-07-30 02:29 

Charlotte Observer

Meet James Bouknight. Five things to know about the Hornets' draft pick...

James Bouknight was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets with the 11th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft. These are five things to know about the guard from UConn....

 2021-07-30 02:07 

Charlotte Observer

Hornets get big man Kai Jones in NBA draft via trade...

Charlotte Hornets traded up for another first-round pick in the NBA draft and selected Kai Jones out of Texas. He'll join James Bouknight as a draft pick....

 2021-07-30 01:59 

Charlotte Observer

James Bouknight 'will be an All-Star.' NBA draft experts are buzzing about Hornets pick...

NBA experts react to the Charlotte Hornets drafting James Bouknight in the first round of the NBA draft. Basketball analysts called Bouknight a steal....

 2021-07-30 01:10 

Charlotte Observer

Hornets 'very surprised' James Bouknight fell to them in NBA draft...

Who did the Hornets pick in the NBA draft? The Charlotte pro basketball team selected guard James Bouknight from UConn with the 11th pick in the draft....

 2021-07-30 00:17 

Charlotte Observer

Hornets make trade on draft night and pick up Mason Plumlee and a pick...

Charlotte Hornets pick up Mason Plumlee from Detroit Pistons via a trade on the night of the NBA draft. Hornets gave up a draft pick for him....

 2021-07-29 22:48 

Charlotte Observer

Ace & TJ no longer will be on Hits 96.1 in Charlotte. Here's what's next for them....
 2021-07-29 21:33 

Charlotte Observer

Stabbing death of 69-year-old man in Charlotte was justified, CMPD says...

The 69-year-old man was fatally injured with a knife and died at the scene. Police have not said who killed him, but they say it wasn't a murder....

 2021-07-29 20:28 

Charlotte Observer

All Democrats should show respect for the 5 Republicans who helped on infrastructure...

Observer readers comment on infrastructure bill, AOC, masks in school, Biden, quarantine unvaccinated, COVID vaccine, Mecklenburg recycling and recycling glass....

 2021-07-29 20:14 

Charlotte Observer

Expect more Charlotte businesses to ask customers to mask up after Cooper, CDC guidance...

Charlotte area businesses react to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper CDC COVID-19 mask guidance update as coronavirus cases rise in Mecklenburg and statewide....

 2021-07-29 20:12 

Charlotte Observer

Afternoon Observer | No mask mandate for NC + Continued masks in CMS?...
 2021-07-29 19:35 

Charlotte Observer

Craft beer, cocktails and food. Trolley Barn has it all, and it opens soon....

Legion Brewing's new Trolley Barn Fermentory and Food Hall in Atherton Mill in Charlotte, NC, will serve freshly brewed beer, cocktails and offer food stalls....

 2021-07-29 19:20 

Charlotte Observer

NC stops short of introducing new mask mandate. Here's what that means for Charlotte...

NC Gov. Roy Cooper urged COVID vaccinations and masks after the CDC updated guidelines. The governor left mask mandates up to local governments like Mecklenburg...

 2021-07-29 18:06 

Charlotte Observer

Panthers rookie got healthy and is turning heads at training camp...

Carolina Panthers saw a solid performance from rookie wide receiver Terrace Marshall on Wednesday. A recap of what happened on Day 2 of NFL training camp....

 2021-07-29 17:30 

Charlotte Observer

Mecklenburg County opens cooling stations as heat wave continues to scorch the region...

As temperature remains high in Charlotte until the weekend, homeless shelters, local library locations, and parks are open to residents for heat relief....

 2021-07-29 16:05 

Charlotte Observer

Shuttered Memphis bridge to reopen months after fracture was discovered in steel beam...

The major I-40 bridge that connects Tennessee and Arkansas closed in May after inspectors found a crack in a steel beam. Now, it will start reopening on Monday....

 2021-07-29 16:00 

Charlotte Observer

Masks to continue in CMS if board approves latest superintendent request...

New memo from CMS superintendent shows he'll ask the school board to require all students and staff to wear masks to prevent COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status....

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