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 2021-09-22 22:09 

Charlotte Observer

Hornets coach buying the hype? This could be Charlotte's 'best, exciting team' ever...
 2021-09-22 22:05 

Charlotte Observer

Carolina Panthers vs. Houston Texans injury and scouting report for Week 3...

The Carolina Panthers will go into their Thursday night game with the Houston Texans healthy, with only one person out. Here is a scouting report....

 2021-09-22 21:50 

Charlotte Observer

Principal of Charlotte-Mecklenburg's Harding High dies...

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Principal Eric Ward of Harding University High School died Wednesday in Charlotte, NC....

 2021-09-22 21:45 

Charlotte Observer

Mecklenburg jail officer fired after assaulting handcuffed inmate, Sheriff's Office says...

A detention officer was fired by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office for assaulting a handcuffed inmate after a Sept. 13 verbal dispute....

 2021-09-22 21:11 

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Learn the name Lucas Lenhoff. This high school QB in Charlotte is igniting stat books...
 2021-09-22 20:32 

Charlotte Observer

NC club that let customers dance during COVID faces state fines, other penalties...
 2021-09-22 20:04 

Charlotte Observer

Vase owned by Charlotte department store heiress sells for $2.45 million at auction...

A vase belonging to Sarah Belk Gambrell, the late Charlotte philanthropist and department store heiress, sold for $2.45 million at auction in New York City....

 2021-09-22 19:57 

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NC county leader scolds Union school board + Mecklenburg changes COVID testing rules...

Happy Wednesday, everyone. This is Kristen. It's the first day of fall, so that means it's time to start thinking about pumpkin picking, right? CharlotteFive's Melissa Oyler has you covered with 10 of the best pumpkin farms in Charlotte and th...

 2021-09-22 19:50 

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte tax preparer cheated public out of millions. Then she burned the evidence....

The owner of a Charlotte income tax service awaits a jail sentence after pleading guilty to fraud charges. She's also responsible for arson fires that destroyed records investigators wanted....

 2021-09-22 19:31 

Charlotte Observer

Driver slams into turning semi-truck and gets wedged underneath, Tennessee cops say...

Police in Tennessee said the driver had to be cut out of the car after slamming into a semi-truck and getting wedged underneath it as it turned on Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 19:26 

Charlotte Observer

Need caffeine on the go? Where to find some of Charlotte's best mobile coffee trucks...

This guide to Charlotte's coffee trucks will help you find your next latte, cappuccino or other craft coffee drink at events or even outside your apartment....

 2021-09-22 19:12 

Charlotte Observer

'Russian roulette with our children.' NC county leader scolds Union school board...

A no confidence vote against the Union County Public Schools board and chair Melissa Merrell emerges as the latest in the fallout over how the district handles COVID-19 quarantines and contact tracing....

 2021-09-22 17:41 

Charlotte Observer

Work starts on major I-77 bridge near Charlotte with goal of solving traffic mess...

Construction started to revamp a major Interstate 77 bridge. The new design should alleviate traffic woes at Huntersville NC Exit 23 near a Novant Health hospital....

 2021-09-22 17:24 

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte redistricting moves forward as the city approves three possible maps...

Charlotte, NC City Council districts may change in redistricting after 2020 Census. There are three draft maps in its redistricting process....

 2021-09-22 17:07 

Charlotte Observer

Concourse expansion, roads and a tower: The latest on these Charlotte airport projects...

Charlotte NC airport officials are spending billions on Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Here's an update on the concourse, other construction projects...

 2021-09-22 17:04 

Charlotte Observer

After 45 years, this reporter is leaving WBTV. But he's not calling it 'retirement.'...

Steve Ohnesorge, longest running broadcaster at WBTV News in Charlotte NC, is leaving his job in October. But the veteran reporter says he's not retiring....

 2021-09-22 16:52 

Charlotte Observer

Justice Berger must recuse himself from case that involves his father, the Senate leader...

A decision by NC Supreme Court Justice Berger not to recuse himself from a case involving his father, the NC Senate leader, would set a dangerous precedent....

 2021-09-22 16:13 

Charlotte Observer

The real story behind why Sam Darnold became Panthers QB instead of Deshaun Watson...

Carolina Panthers wanted to trade for Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. They couldn't, but got Sam Darnold instead. Panthers and Texans play NFL game Thursday....

 2021-09-22 16:04 

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NC auto group buys another firm for $700 million, one of largest deals in industry history...

Sonic Automotive based in Charlotte NC adds $3.2 billion in annualized revenue with purchase of RFJ Auto Partners, a Top-15 US Dealer Group....

 2021-09-22 15:43 

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Ardrey Kell, Myers Park, South Meck win again in soccer Tuesday...
 2021-09-22 14:29 

Charlotte Observer

Storms with 'damaging winds' expected in Charlotte, NWS says. Here's what we know....

Severe storms are moving across the NC mountains. The severe weather could strike the NC foothills and metro Charlotte, according to the National Weather Service....

 2021-09-22 14:08 

Charlotte Observer

Your 5-minute guide to the best things to do in Charlotte | Sept. 24-30...

See the Lit AF comedy tour with Martin Lawrence, experience art and music at Festival in the Park or Astro Pop Mural + Music Festival, and or pick up a free paleta from Paletas Moriela...

 2021-09-22 12:40 

Charlotte Observer

Seven children taken to hospital after car crash flips school bus, NC cops say...

North Carolina troopers said 7 students were in the hospital after another car swiped a Uwharrie Charter Academy bus, causing it to overturn in Davidson County....

 2021-09-22 11:00 

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NASCAR Xfinity playoffs should provide a peek into the future of Next Gen racing...

NASCAR driver AJ Allmendinger crashed through the finish line to win the Xfinity Series regular season championship. Drivers expecting more in 2021 playoffs....

 2021-09-22 10:45 

Charlotte Observer

Suddenly, my NC hometown is hot. That's a problem...

When the editor called and offered me a job at the News & Observer almost 30 years ago, he attached one condition: I had to live in Durham....

 2021-09-22 10:33 

Charlotte Observer

One of Charlotte's top banking executives is retiring. Here's what she'll do next....
 2021-09-22 10:30 

Charlotte Observer

Parkinson's cut short his first try at the Appalachian Trail — but he refuses to give up...

Matt Vilardebo, a Charlotte-area man who was recently diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson's disease, is taking a second crack at hiking the Appalachian Trail....

 2021-09-22 10:00 

Charlotte Observer

It's pumpkin picking season around Charlotte. Where to go and what you need to know....

These North Carolina and South Carolina farms near Charlotte offer pumpkin patches for picking, including Carrigan Farms Hall Family Farm and Wise Acres....

 2021-09-22 01:49 

Charlotte Observer

Mecklenburg changes COVID testing rules, will deny back pay for suspended employees...

Mecklenburg County changes its COVID-19 testing rules for county employees, and said it will deny back pay to employees who have already been suspended....

 2021-09-21 22:52 

Charlotte Observer

Myers Park scores key soccer win; CATA coach hits milestone...
 2021-09-21 22:36 

Charlotte Observer

Covenant Day's new basketball coach comes from rival Charlotte Latin...
 2021-09-21 21:53 

Charlotte Observer

NC police K9 officer dies of COVID complications, fellow officers confirm...

A police canine officer in Kings Mountain died of COVID complications, fellow NC officers said. Cleveland County experiences a case surge, low vaccination rates...

 2021-09-21 21:01 

Charlotte Observer

Here's a peek inside the Charlotte airport's $608 million lobby expansion project...

The Charlotte Douglas International Airport plans to open its under construction terminal lobby expansion by next year. The full project will be done in 2025...

 2021-09-21 20:56 

Charlotte Observer

3 new school COVID clusters reported in CMS, most see no outbreak...

Outbreaks among students, called COVID-19 clusters in North Carolina, are limited in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, the latest student and staff case numbers show....

 2021-09-21 20:30 

Charlotte Observer

Lifeless body found floating near apartments in southeast Charlotte, police say...

A lifeless body was found floating in water near apartments on Village Lake Drive in southeast Charlotte, police said. The death has not been ruled a homicide....

 2021-09-21 20:04 

Charlotte Observer

Hospital system suspends employees after vaccine deadline + 2 injured in east Charlotte shooting...

Hello, Charlotteans! Kristen here, back from a long weekend. Samuel Adams is dropping their limited-edition Utopia beer next month, but if you live in the Carolinas, you likely won't be able to buy it. The brew has an alcohol by volume level of 28% an...

 2021-09-21 19:28 

Charlotte Observer

NC already faces labor shortages. These new anti-immigrant policies won't help....

NC Voices writers comment on the NC labor shortage, undocumented workers, construction industry, immigrants, NC legislature, strokes and NC stroke protocol....

 2021-09-21 18:13 

Charlotte Observer

Carolina Panthers will place one of their starters on injured reserve...

Carolina Panthers are placing offensive lineman Pat Elflein on injured reserve. The lineman goes to IR after suffering an injury against the New Orleans Saints....

 2021-09-21 17:09 

Charlotte Observer

Which quarterback will the Panthers face against the Texans? It won't be Tyrod Taylor...

Tyrod Taylor and Deshaun Watson won't play for the Houston Texans vs Carolina Panthers in Thursday's 2021 NFL football game Thursday. Davis Mills will start....

 2021-09-21 17:00 

Charlotte Observer

Talking Preps: Major Mr. Football update, 5 new teams in NC rankings, Chambers-Hough preview...

The Charlotte Observer and News & Observer of Raleigh's streaming high school sports show, Talking Preps, is live Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m....

 2021-09-21 17:00 

Charlotte Observer

A plea from the ICU: COVID is real. Don't let the lies and falsehoods kill you....

ICU director: We see patients die daily. Some families regret not taking COVID seriously. Don't fall for the falsehoods and misinformation. Get vaccinated....

 2021-09-21 16:25 

Charlotte Observer

Heavy rains, colder temps expected with fall's arrival in Charlotte, NWS says...

Charlotte weather update: Heavy rain, cooler temperatures, possible flooding are expected on the first day of fall, the National Weather Service predicts....

 2021-09-21 13:27 

Charlotte Observer

NC hospital system suspends nearly 400 employees after COVID vaccine mandate deadline...

Novant Health suspended 375 employees after reaching COVID-19 vaccination program deadline. Most employees are in compliance with vaccine requirements....

 2021-09-21 12:03 

Charlotte Observer

Lawmakers want to help NC renters and landlords. Is partisanship getting in the way?...

Landlords and renters are struggling financially due to COVID. The General Assembly must find a compromise on new proposal to NC rent assistance program....

 2021-09-21 10:32 

Charlotte Observer

For these Charlotte artists, COVID was a time of reflection. Now they're eager to create...

Through coronavirus pandemic in NC, Charlotte North Carolina creators Micah Cash, Jason Woodberry, Kalin Devone took different approaches with their time, art....

 2021-09-21 10:30 

Charlotte Observer

Carolina Family Restaurant is still feeding newcomers and regulars 45 years later...

The Garvrilis/Kotros family has been serving up breakfast food, meat and three plates, and burgers near Charlotte Douglas International Airport for decades....

 2021-09-21 09:00 

Charlotte Observer

Other Lumbees and I won't stop until an offensive NC high school mascot is retired...

Native Americans in NC have been working for 15 months to convince Gaston County to change South Point High School's offensive mascot and we are being ignored....

 2021-09-21 00:43 

Charlotte Observer

2 young people injured in east Charlotte shooting. One is younger than 5, police say...

Two juveniles are in serious condition after being shot in east Charlotte Monday night. One of the victims is under the age of 5 years old, CMPD said....

 2021-09-20 23:02 

Charlotte Observer

Custom home with sensational views lists in NC for $1.7 million. Take a look...

A custom home with breathtaking views all year-round in Asheville, North Carolina, hits the real estate market for $1.7 million....

 2021-09-20 22:43 

Charlotte Observer

Customer duped Amazon out of $290,000 by returning wrong products, NC prosecutors say...

A man from Charlotte, North Carolina, is accused of defrauding Amazon out of $290,000 by accepting refunds on dozens of items he failed to return....

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