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Charlotte To Install First Rapid-Charge Electric Vehicle Charging Station
ElectricVehicleChargingStation-CLTIn partnership with Nissan Motors and Brightfields Transportation Solutions, the City of Charlotte’s Thomas Avenue parking lot located off Central Avenue will house the City’s first rapid charge electric vehicle charging station effective June 9. Aimed at preparing Charlotte for the future influx of electric vehicles, this partnership helps create a sustainable alternative fuel network, say City […]

Portrait Innovations Brings First-Ever 3D Portrait Technology to Charlotte St...
3D-portraitPortrait Innovations is announcing a new technology that allows customers to create full-body 3D replicas of themselves or their loved ones. As the only portrait studio in North Carolina with these capabilities, Portrait Innovations uses state-of-the-art photography and 3D printing technology to produce stunningly detailed, lifelike collectibles that people can cherish and display forever. The chance […]

Belk Selects 4 Young Women As Southern Designer Showcase Winners
BelkShowcaseWinners2016-820pxBelk has selected four winners of its 2016 Southern Designer Showcase, an annual competition dedicated to finding new talent who will contribute to Modern. Southern. Style. Selected from a group of 18 finalists, the winners were announced during an event at Belk’s corporate headquarters following the finalist presentations to showcase their work. The following winners […]

Concord Mills Reveals Top Four Accessory Trends For Spring 
ConcordMills-Metallic-trendsWarmer weather is here stay, which means it’s time to wave goodbye to winter wear and reimagine those wardrobes for spring! To help savvy shoppers update their season staples with the latest looks from runway shows to celebrity icons, style experts from Concord Mills have released four accessory must-haves to take any outfit to the […]

Charlotte Area Home Sales Up 3.1% In April
belmont-charlotte-houseThe Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association reports that CarolinaMLS April home sales rose 3.1 percent, with 3,613 properties sold in April 2016 compared to 3,503 properties sold in April 2015.  Sales are up 11 percent compared to March 2016. The average sales price ($251,284) increased 5.9 percent compared to the average sales price in April 2015 ($237,222).  The […]

Instacart Launches One-Hour Grocery Delivery Service in Charlotte, N.C.
instacart-logoInstacart (, the fast-growing retail delivery service whose personal shoppers hand pick and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced today its first expansion into North Carolina.  As of today, Charlotte, N.C.  residents can order from Whole Foods Market, Food Lion, Harris Teeter Supermarket, Costco, BJ’s Wholesale Club and Publix, and have their groceries delivered […]

CVS Selects Charlotte For New CVS Express Curbside Pickup
CVS-Express-exteriorCVS Health (NYSE: CVS) has announced the launch of CVS Express in Charlotte, one of the first cities in the nation to have this new service. As part of its commitment to bring digital innovation to its customers, CVS Pharmacy has introduced CVS Express, a curbside pickup service available to shoppers through the CVS Pharmacy App. […]

Knight Cities Challenge Awards $5 Million for Ideas to Make Charlotte More Su...
knight-citiesThe John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced that 37 innovative projects will share $5 million as winners of the Knight Cities Challenge. Each of the ideas centers on helping cities attract and keep talented people, expand economic opportunities and create a culture of civic engagement. The challenge attracted more than 4,500 ideas […]

Charlotte Premium Outlets to Debut Inaugural ‘Movies Under the Stars’ Event M...
CharlottePremiumOutletsFREE family fun at Steele Creek’s newest upscale Premium Outlet center Warm weather is here to stay, which means FREE outdoor family entertainment is set to sound off and shine on the big screen at Charlotte Premium Outlets! On Saturday, May 14, guests can celebrate the start of summer with a feature film and family-friendly […]

Concord Mills Unveils Plans for Major Interior Transformation
ConcordMills-NewDesignSimon (NYSE:SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced April 6 that it will implement a dramatic interior makeover to Concord Mills, North Carolina’s largest family destination for value retail shopping, dining and entertainment. Home to more than 200 stores, Concord Mills has a reputation for providing an idyllic mix of sought-after brands, in addition […]

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Group takes action to lift spirits of 4-year-old hurt in drive-by shooting
More arrests Friday in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl - but while some are behind bars for the crime - others are ...

Loaves & Fishes leader retires after 28 years making a difference
The leader behind Mecklenburg County's largest food pantry retired today after nearly 30 years. Beverly Howard began...

Dangers behind pets overheating in cars
A quick trip into the store is enough time for a pet to overheat in your car.Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Officer J.M...

Field of Flags honor America's fallen heroes in Mooresville
This weekend isn't about parties or barbecues - it's about honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Some in Mo...

Miss North Carolina steps down
A shocking turn of events has forced Miss North Carolina to step down. According to pageant officials, Allie Dunn bec...

Carolina Show Ski Team trailer, equipment found
A group of water skiers are feeling relieved Friday after their trailer and thousands of dollars worth of equipment h...

Suspect wanted in 2 Boost Mobile armed robberies
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they need the public's help finding the person responsible for not one - but two ar...

EMS, police work to keep Speed Street safe
It's day two for Speed Street in Uptown and along with all the fun, there are medical emergencies that happen. Parame...

Police arrest second person involved in murder of Charlotte teacher
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police announced Friday they have arrested another man in connection to the murder of Charlotte...

Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina
A tropical storm warning has been issued for the South Carolina coast after forecasters say the second tropical cyclo...

Gaston Co. Police investigating officer-involved shooting
Gaston County Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Friday morning.

Police received a...

How to avoid the Memorial Day weekend travel headache
Planning to get away this Memorial Day Weekend?You won't be alone.According to AAA, a projected 38 million Americans ...

Man in critical condition after shot in head in east Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating after a man was found shot in the head in east Charlotte.

Officers re...

Teen charged with murder after man, woman found dead inside Gastonia home
Police are trying to figure out why a teenager allegedly shot and killed two cousins - one who is disabled. FOX 46 Ch...

22nd annual Speed Street kicks off
Live music, good barbecue, carnival games - it seems like Speed Street has it all. The 22nd annual event brings thous...

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Product Test: Miracle Grill Mat
Before you pull out the grill this holiday weekend, we tested the Miracle Grill Mat, non-stick and claims to keep you...

Memorial Day appetizers with SplenDishes Gourmet Foods
Plan a memorial day menu with easy appetizers. Shonali Thomas of SplenDIshes Gourmet Foods stopped by WBTV News Satur...

5 steps to get through depression
Millions of Americans are living with depression. It's a disorder that can sometimes be paralyzing. On WBTV News Satu...

Coach Lamonte: Unlocking you
Coach Lamonte stopped by WBTV News Saturday Morning with a message on "Unlocking you." He helped viewers unlock the g...

UN health agency rejects Rio Olympics postponement call
The World Health Organization says there is "no public health justification" for postponing or canceling the Rio de J...

Tropical depression moves toward south Atlantic coast
Tropical Depression Two has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph as it moves west, northwest at 14 mph. A Tropical Storm...

Expecting worst, holiday travelers find fast airport lines
Fast moving airport security lines at the start of the Memorial Day weekend could bode well for return travelers Monday.

James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals
For LeBron James, it's six straight trips to the NBA Finals.

At least 1 dead, 3 missing in Texas flooding
At least one person was dead and three others were missing after severe thunderstorms caused flooding and dropped at ...

Four-year-old shows strength after being hit in drive-by shooting
Team TruBlue gathered many gifts to give to the litte girl, who is still wearing a hospital gown at Levine's Children...

Man who led police to Bianca Tanner's body arrested for concealing death
Lawrence Adrian Briscoe, 32, is charged with concealment of death. According to the original warrant, Briscoe led inv...

Perspective. Thank you, Seth Stickland. Longtime #MollysKids
Seth -- you're incredible. We couldn’t be more proud of you.