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 2021-09-17 18:22 

Charlotte Observer

Third suspect wanted in connection to shooting death of a 3-year-old boy, CMPD says...

Charlotte Mecklenburg NC police are searching for Kaleb Lawrence, 21, the third suspect named after the drive-by fatal shooting of 3-year-old Asiah Figueroa....

 2021-09-17 17:29 

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Nurse's bedtime decision to play NC lottery pays off, and COVID patients will benefit...

Charlotte nurse plans on helping elderly, bed-bound people with coronavirus with the winnings from her NC Education Lottery Carolina Cash 5 jackpot game ticket....

 2021-09-17 16:51 

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Pine Lake Prep takes down another high school soccer giant Thursday...
 2021-09-17 16:45 

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High school football playoffs may get complicated with postponements, cancellations...

North Carolina high school football schools' athletic directors hope to make up conference games postponed by COVID by playing Tuesday, or declaring no-contest....

 2021-09-17 16:36 

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Mecklenburg's COVID death toll rose sharply. But some trends show narrow progress...

Mecklenburg County NC COVID-19 death toll rose sharply in the past week, even as the positivity rate and hospitalization rates show signs of modest progress....

 2021-09-17 16:36 

Charlotte Observer

A reminder for Texas on abortion: you're still part of the United States...

The Justice Department offers much to admire in its new lawsuit to bar enforcement of the nation's most outrageous anti-abortion law in Texas....

 2021-09-17 16:21 

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NC BBQ matriarch to be inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame. 'This was her baby.'...

Lyttle Bridges, the late owner of Red Bridges Barbecue in Shelby, and possibly first woman barbecue entrepreneur in NC, will be inducted into BBQ Hall of Fame....

 2021-09-17 16:13 

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Charlotte artist's model of Billy Graham statue for Capitol earns congressional approval...

Rev. Billy Graham, a North Carolina pastor, will be one of two Tar Heels honored with statues in the U.S. Capitol. Graham will replace former Gov. Charles Aycock....

 2021-09-17 15:42 

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Why a major Charlotte arts group will require vaccines or COVID tests for its audience...

Charlotte NC Symphony Orchestra will start requiring audience provide proof of coronavirus vaccination or negative COVID 19 tests at all indoor music concerts....

 2021-09-17 15:36 

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After 16 years, this longtime Charlotte restaurant is closing permanently...

Zen Asian Fusion restaurant is closed in the Dilworth neighborhood of Charlotte. Some menu items will be offered at Persuasian. Miro Spanish Grille will remain open....

 2021-09-17 14:41 

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Want to help a student or family in Charlotte? All it takes is one click....

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools uses Purposity app to direct donations for things like school uniforms and other basic items low income students and families need....

 2021-09-17 14:21 

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Over 500 Mecklenburg County employees now suspended over COVID testing rules...

Over 500 Mecklenburg County NC employees were suspended without pay this week for failing to submit proof of coronavirus vaccination or negative test to work....

 2021-09-17 13:31 

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This apple-picking orchard in North Carolina was named one of the nation's best...

Where's the best place to pick apples? Stepp's Hillcrest Orchard in the mountains of Western North Carolina made Yelp's list of top US spots to get the fruits....

 2021-09-17 13:29 

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'Who doesn't want a Hypeman?' Brian Burns' brother, a former Panther, finds new purpose...

Who is that guy on the mic at Panthers games? Stanley McClover played for Carolina and is now a team Hype man. His brother, Brian Burns is a rising NFL star....

 2021-09-17 11:55 

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COVID has taken an emotional toll on children. NC lacks the resources to support them....
 2021-09-17 10:32 

Charlotte Observer

A steak and fries restaurant chain is expanding to Charlotte. There's brunch, too....

Medium Rare Restaurant Group, based in Washington, D.C., with a fixed price and dinner and brunch menu is planning to to expand into the Charlotte market....

 2021-09-17 10:30 

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Handcrafted pour-over coffee spot expands into Charlotte's Innovation Barn...

Crane Coffee, now located in the NASCAR building, will open a second retail outlet in the Innovation Barn, opening soon in Charlotte's Belmont neighborhood....

 2021-09-17 10:00 

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'Never mind me.' NC parolee posts videos of himself posing with guns, cash, dope, feds say...

Already on parole, Joseph Banks posted videos this year in which he posed with large amounts of cash, firearms and marijuana. "Don't mind me" he said in one video. He was arrested May 6....

 2021-09-17 08:58 

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FOX Sports announcer shares thoughts on Panthers' playoff hopes, Brian Burns' potential...

Fox play-by-play Chris Myers has high praise for the Carolina Panthers and their future. He and Darryl Johnston will be on broadcast for Panthers-Saints game....

 2021-09-17 04:02 

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More immigrants to be US citizens with help from donation to Charlotte...

The Knight Foundation is donating $1.5 million to the New Americans Campaign to expand immigration services in seven U.S. cities, including Charlotte, NC....

 2021-09-16 21:36 

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'A little bumpy.' Mecklenburg defends its launch of COVID testing rules amid suspensions...

Mecklenburg County counted nearly 600 employees facing suspension for noncompliance with COVID testing rules. No sheriff's office employees will be suspended....

 2021-09-16 21:13 

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'It's disturbing': Naked driver trying to lure Charlotte girls to SUV, neighbors say...

A naked driver tried to lure teen girls to his SUV. Residents are on alert in several Charlotte neighborhoods. A couple posted video of the vehicle to Nextdoor....

 2021-09-16 20:47 

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Glad to see NC DHHS secretary issue a warning to Union County schools over COVID...

Observer readers comment on Union County schools, Mandy Cohen, quarantining student, Biden tax plan, school shootings, gun safety, GOP, Afghanistan and Trump...

 2021-09-16 20:19 

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Keeping Sam Darnold upright will make or break the game for Panthers against Saints...

The Carolina Panthers play the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. The key for the Panthers is to protect Sam Darnold against pass rush...

 2021-09-16 20:12 

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Cohen tells Union schools to rescind policy + Why this Charlotte-area restaurant is raising its prices...

Hello, it's Caroline here taking over for Kristen for today's Afternoon Observer. Happy Friday Eve! Let's talk about today's news:...

 2021-09-16 19:31 

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Charlotte, Triangle-area high school football standings...

High school football standings for North carolina teams in the Charlotte and Raleigh areas...

 2021-09-16 18:51 

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Time for Charlotte 49ers to leave CUSA for the American? Charlotte has a good case...

The Charlotte 49ers football program would be a good fit in the AAC should it be invited to the American and leave Conference USA. Charlotte is a CUSA member....

 2021-09-16 18:43 

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NC hospital CEO: We're putting up tents now because of COVID. It's simply exhausting....

COVID surge has forced NC hospitals to put up tents again to handle overflow. UNC Rex CEO: We're exhausted. If you aren't vaccinated, don't wait another day....

 2021-09-16 18:13 

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High school football previews for all Meck. Co. games, top regional previews, schedule...

Previews for high school football games being played in the Charlotte, NC region on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021...

 2021-09-16 17:46 

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Creepy toxic algae blooms spotted again in Charlotte area lake cove, officials warn...

A tip led to the discovery of potentially toxic algae in a Lake Wylie cove in Mecklenburg County NC. Health officials warned it could kill pets, sicken children....

 2021-09-16 17:08 

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A familiar barbecue restaurant is opening at Optimist Hall...

Jim Noble's Noble Smoke BBQ is opening in Charlotte's Optimist Hall. Noble Smoke draws inspiration from Texas and the Carolinas, serving some of the Charlotte area's best barbecue....

 2021-09-16 15:15 

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This road near Charlotte got new lanes months ago. Why do barrels still block drivers?...
 2021-09-16 13:54 

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This Charlotte-area restaurant is raising prices — and giving the money to its staff...

Charlotte, NC area Loyalist Market, selling charcuterie, cheese and sandwiches in Matthews, is bumping up prices by $1 to increase staff wages above $15/hour....

 2021-09-16 13:26 

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17-year-old Five Guys worker shot and killed while taking out trash, Tennessee cops say...

Memphis, Tennessee police and family said a 17-year-old dad-to-be was shot, killed near a dumpster while taking out the trash outside a Five Guys restaurant....

 2021-09-16 13:13 

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The right to vote is critical. Congress must protect it....

Congress must stand up for voting rights and democracy by passing the Freedom to Vote Act, North Carolina House Rep. Ricky Hurtado writes....

 2021-09-16 12:36 

Charlotte Observer

Panthers won't commit to chanting 'Keep Pounding!' Shout it loud, and they'll have to...

The Carolina Panthers didn't ask their fans on video screens to do the "Keep Pounding" chant in their Week 1 game vs. the Jets, prompting some blowback....

 2021-09-16 10:30 

Charlotte Observer

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with these Latin American festivals in Charlotte...

Festivals like the Latin American Festival, Hola Charlotte and the Puerto Rican Festival of the Carolinas celebrate Hispanic culture with music, food and dance....

 2021-09-16 10:00 

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Despite high-profile killings, Charlotte's homicide toll lags recent years...

About 87% of this year's Charlotte homicide victims were shot to death, up slightly from last year. Other murder victims were beaten, hit by vehicle or abused....

 2021-09-16 01:38 

Charlotte Observer

Cohen tells Union school board to follow COVID requirements or face possible legal action...

Mandy Cohen of NC Department of Health and Human Services tells Union County schools in North Carolina to follow required policies of quarantining for COVID....

 2021-09-15 23:09 

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Second half goal lifts Providence to big soccer victory Tuesday...
 2021-09-15 23:03 

Charlotte Observer

NC man charged for concealing death of small infant, burying remains behind a home...

Alex Holden Best arrested in Iredell County and charged for concealing the death of infant by burring its remains behind a home in Statesville a week ago....

 2021-09-15 22:45 

Charlotte Observer

Panthers didn't ask fans to chant "Keep Pounding!" at the game Sunday. Here's why...

The Carolina Panthers did not ask their fans to shout "Keep Pounding" in the season opener. A team spokesperson explained to The Observer why that didn't happen....

 2021-09-15 22:38 

Charlotte Observer

Charming estate with a 'vintage trolley' pavilion lists for $1.4M in NC. Take a look...

A house that was formally an inn with and has an 'actual trolley from Asheville's electric streetcar era' lists for $1.4 million in Asheville, North Carolina...

 2021-09-15 22:17 

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Zane Gonzalez becomes the latest in a series of Carolina Panther kickers. Will he last?...

Carolina Panther kicker Zane Gonzalez becomes the latest to hold the position, as the team tries to find reliability. Gonzalez has kicked for Arizona and Cleveland....

 2021-09-15 21:27 

Charlotte Observer

Despite teacher's death, a school board near Charlotte makes masks optional again...

COVID masks will be optional again in Lincoln County schools, board says. Most quarantines will end despite a high positivity rate and the death of a teacher....

 2021-09-15 21:01 

Charlotte Observer

If you drive this road to Optimist Hall, you know why it needs a stoplight....

Charlotte NC will get a new stoplight at a high traffic intersection near Optimist Hall, at the corner of Belmont Ave, Parkwood Ave. There have been accidents....

 2021-09-15 20:08 

Charlotte Observer

Suspect arrested in 14-year-old girl's fatal shooting outside NC business, police say...

14-year-old Nivia Danner was shot and killed outside a bail bond business in Gastonia NC, police say. Santonio Azanier Eskridge, 19, is charged with her murder....

 2021-09-15 20:01 

Charlotte Observer

Wells Fargo delays in-person work again + Cawthorn accused of having knife at NC school board meeting...

Happy Wednesday, everyone. This is Kristen. Craving ramen (even though it's still pretty hot out there)? Uptown's newest ramen place is soon to open — in fact, JINYA Ramen Bar will open Sept. 20 at the new Ally Charlotte Center. Get all the ...

 2021-09-15 19:42 

Charlotte Observer

Get ready for more construction changes at the Charlotte airport. Here's what we know...

Charlotte Douglas International Airport announced another set of changes coming to NC airport entry and exit doors due to terminal lobby construction projects....

 2021-09-15 19:17 

Charlotte Observer

Davidson's 2021-22 basketball schedule is out. Here's the breakdown and biggest games...

What's the Davidson Wildcats schedule? Davidson basketball team released its 2021-22 college basketball schedule on Wednesday. The NC school is near Charlotte....

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