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Southern Women’s Show In Charlotte Convention Center Aug. 26-28
SouthernWomensShow-ConventionCtrOne of the Charlotte area’s most anticipated annual events returns for three days this August. For the fourth consecutive year, the Southern Women’s Show will be held at the centrally located Charlotte Convention Center. Guests have really responded to the not-so-new-anymore uptown location, said Tish Atkins, executive show manager. “Moving uptown was a great decision for […]

Residents Asked To Monitor Tree Health, Report Issues
MyersParkTreesSummer storms taking down trees and limbs in record numbers Violent summer storms over the past two weeks have generated a record-breaking 512 service requests to Charlotte Landscape Management for downed tree and limb removal. Crews have been working around the clock to clear roads, with priority placed on major thoroughfares and access points for […]

Google Fiber Starts Accepting Signups In Charlotte
GoogleFiberVanMary Ellen Player, City Manager of Google Fiber Charlotte, made the following announcement July 12: “From the day we announced our plans to come to Charlotte, residents and businesses across the city have embraced the possibilities of high-speed, abundant connectivity. Charlotte is already a hub for business and ingenuity—and superfast Internet has the potential to […]

Chopt Creative Salad Company Introduces New Local Summer Menu
Green Market Grain BowlChopt Creative Salad Company, the pioneering salad destination with 39 locations throughout the US, is excited to announce a variety of menu changes, including the launch of three new seasonal salads featuring local North Carolina purveyors as part of its ongoing Destination series; plus several new additions to the beloved Chopt menus across the country. […]

CATS Launches Real-Time Mobile App
CATSbusThe Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) has released a new Ride CATS mobile app. The app provides customers with real-time arrival information through GPS technology located on all buses and trains. Through the app, customers have the ability to view real-time information for near-by route stops, save most frequently used stops for quick access, and […]

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Police offer $5K reward in connection to deadly Monroe shooting
Monroe Police are investigating a deadly shooting where a man was shot in the chest at a hotel, according to police.
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NC officials release treatment and discharge plan for water at U.S. National ...
Officials in North Carolina say they have authorized a plan to discharge water from The U.S. National Whitewater Cent...

Overturned car removed from creek in southwest Charlotte
West Shopton Road has been cleared after an overturned car was removed from a creek in southwest Charlotte.

The inci...

Water line break leaves customers under boil water advisory in Statesville
The city of Statesville has suffered a major water line break that has caused most of the water customers to be witho...

Man assaults flight attendant while traveling from Lexington to Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a man after they said he assaulted a flight attendant while on board an America...

CMPD trains local bars for active shooter situtation
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department trained 100 Charlotte bars and nightclubs for surviving and active shooter.Of...

Fort Mill apartment fire leaves 22 people without a home
Kim Antilley was in Myrtle Beach on vacation when she got a call from her neighbor saying a fire had just tore throug...

Moving to Canada? SC real estate agent cashes in on presidential race
A South Carolina real estate agent is capitalizing on people's frustrations over the choice of presidential candidate...

Coroner: Man dies after body temperature reaches 109°
(Photo above, file) YORK CO., SC (WJZY) - The York Co. Coroner's Office says a man died after his body temperature ...

Man charged with murder in 2004 cold case
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have arrested a suspect involved in a murder that happened on July 4, 2004.

On Sunday, ...

Dunkin' Donuts employee fired after being accused of spraying donuts with cle...
A Dunkin' Donuts employee allegedly sprayed donuts with a cleaning solution that contained bleach and then shared the...

Charlotte couple accused of keeping kids chained up inside home
A Charlotte man and woman are facing charges after investigators say their four children were being chained to their ...

Trump: "We're going to take care of our vets"
Donald Trump addressed the 117th VFW National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center Tuesday morning.

Trump i...

Restaurant torn down, owner waiting for state payment
Right of way acquisition laws allow NCDOT to take over portions of or entire property, if the space is needed for roa...

2 adults, 1 child dead after drowning on Lake Norman
Three people are dead and one remains in the hospital after a reported drowning on Lake Norman Sunday evening.

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Health department releases plan for water from Whitewater Center
The water tested positive for a brain eating amoeba earlier this month.

Charges dropped against Baltimore officers in Freddie Gray case
Prosecutors announced Wednesday that all charges were dropped against the remaining three Baltimore officers involved...

Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia
More than 35 years after he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in an effort to impress actress Jodie Foster...

It's her party now: Ex-presidents handoff to Hillary Clinton
It's her party now.

Two charged for breaking into local businesses
Two men have been charged for breaking into two local businesses in Salisbury.

ALS-related gene found with help from Ice Bucket Challenge
The ALS Association is crediting money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge for the discovery of a gene they say i...

Deadly shooting investigation underway at Monroe hotel
Officers were called to a shooting at the Relax Inn on W. Roosevelt Boulevard around 11:20 p.m.

Research at Kannapolis based MURDOCK study looks at aging and maintaining phy...
Research from the North Carolina Research Campus and the MURDOCK is finding some new information process and recommen...

US Navy sued over live-fire training plan in Pacific
Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secre...

10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked ab...

Tiny US territories use conventions to highlight culture
While the convention's roll call nominating process is an opportunity for states to tout what they are famous for, th...

Heat Advisory in effect for Mecklenburg, surrounding counties
The National Weather Service issued the advisory from noon to 8 p.m. for the counties of Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Rowan...