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Coterie Company Launches Coworking Spaces For Women In Charlotte
CoterieTeaserImageCOTERIE Company is luxury indoor/outdoor coworking space for fearless female leaders. COTERIE, founded by Joanna Bailey, has envisioned working spaces to suit the professional needs of a creative, mobile, independent female workforce. COTERIE’S mission is to elevate, educate, and empower the female entrepreneur while supporting the surrounding community. Their mission is rooted in social responsibility. […]

Charlotte Ranks High On Charitable Giving Survey By Fidelity Charitable
Fidelity-charity-graphic-01Where donors live makes a difference in what they support with their giving, as demonstrated by a ranking, released today, of the top cities supporting eight charitable priorities. The Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord MSA ranks high in two of the eight priorities in the survey: HEALTH Including hospitals, medical research organizations and health treatment programs Rank Metropolitan area […]

Carowinds Names New General Manager
Carowinds-LogoCedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN) is pleased to announce that Pat Jones has been named Vice President and General Manager of Carowinds.  Ms. Jones has more than 35 years of experience in the amusement park industry and most recently served as Vice President and General Manager at Kings Dominion, a sister park located just […]

New Apartment Development In Fort Mill – Beckett Farms Announced
Beckett Farms Final Renderings_low res_5.12.16-4National developer Miller-Valentine Group is pleased to announce the development of Beckett Farms, an upscale apartment community located near the intersection of Gold Hill Road and Interstate 77 in Fort Mill, S.C. Covering 44 acres, Beckett Farms will offer 280 one-, two- and three-bedroom luxury apartments, including carriage units with garages underneath. Construction on Beckett […]

Road2Hire Launched By Red Ventures CEO To Help Young Adults Move Up
Road2HireRed Ventures CEO Ric Elias has announced the launch of Road2Hire, a nonprofit designed to upskill unemployed and underemployed young adults through personal and professional development as well as job placement support. Elias will personally invest $5 million dollars in the program. Road2Hire is aimed at the 33% of young high school graduates who, according […]

Allstate Poll Finds Charlotte Residents Uniquely Enthusiastic About City
charlotte-skyline-night-16676645_m– Overwhelming majority believe Charlotte is attractive for living and entrepreneurial investment – Eighty percent of Charlotte residents feel positively about their city and would recommend a friend move to the area based on their experience, reveals a new Allstate (NYSE: ALL) Renewal Project Poll just released. Innovation, technology, employment and quality of life – […]

Candlelight Vigil Hosted By CMPD
candlelight-52404822_sThe Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Support Group is holding a Candlelight Vigil at 6 p.m. Monday, June 13, to stand in solidarity and honor the 49 victims of the Mass shooting that occurred on Sunday, June 12, in Orlando, Florida. We invite the public to join in the vigil, scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. on the front […]

A Meeting of Crafts: Beer, Chocolate and Storytelling in Ballantyne June 18
Chocolate-DessertThe Secret Chocolatier, Growler USA Charlotte/Ballantyne and storyteller Faye Fulton are teaming up to host “A Meeting of the Crafts: Beer, Chocolate & Storytelling” on Saturday, June 18. The event will take place 7:00PM at The Secret Chocolatier’s Ballantyne location at 11318 N. Community House Road, Suite 203. Attendees will sample three craft beers – provided by Growler USA – […]

Panthers Stadium Gets Internet-WiFi Boost From CommScope
BoA-stadium-fullThe conference champion Carolina Panthers continue to invest in communications to give fans the best football experience on and off the field by naming CommScope an Official Network Solutions Sponsor for Bank of America Stadium. In a new survey by CommScope, Millennials and Baby Boomers both agreed that having reliable internet connectivity wherever they are was important to them […]

Pike Nurseries to Host Gardening Classes in June
Pike-Nurseries-Crape-MyrtleWith gorgeous greenery flourishing throughout the landscape and vibrant summer flora beginning to blossom, it’s clear to see the sunny season has arrived! To help customers make gardening a breeze this summer, the experts at Pike Nurseries are hosting a variety of timely and educational classes all month long. Whether they are learning how to […]

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Rehabilitated sea turtles return to the wild in South Carolina
Two sea turtles treated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program are again swimming in the Atlantic O...

Charlotte Hornets, NBA do not endorse amended HB2 legislation
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina lawmakers are taking steps to set aside a half-million dollars for the legal defe...

Fayetteville Police pulls out all the stops for Running Man Challenge
The Fayetteville Police Department is throwing the gauntlet down on the nationwide Running Man Challenge. The departm...

Lancaster deputies search for missing 70-year-old man
The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating a missing elderly man. Deputies said ...

Firework safety tips aimed at keeping you safe
Fireworks; they're pretty to look at but can be pretty dangerous if you are not careful."Unfortunately, fireworks are...

Video, photos of giant tiger shark caught on North Topsail Beach goes viral
Facebook is in a feeding frenzy over photos and video of a giant tiger shark caught Wednesday off North Topsail Beach...

Cagle named director of Charlotte-Douglas Airport
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The interim director of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport now has the job on a permanent...

Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Defenders of a former Army sergeant in North Carolina say he truly believed he was protecting fe...

End of an Era: Last C-130 leaves North Carolina's Pope Field
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - It's the end of an era at Fort Bragg. The last C-130 cargo plane based at Pope Field has fl...

Police arrest second suspect in 2014 Charlotte murder
Police say they have arrested a second man in connection with the murder of a Charlotte man back in 2014.Detectives w...

Arrests made in South End club shooting
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have charged Cameron McVay and Marteries Southern for their involvement in a shooting at...

CDC: Whitewater Center filtration systems 'inadequate' to prevent amoeba that...
A doctor for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention said systems used to treat and filter whitewater activities...

Man accused of killing Charlotte student counselor no longer in Nevada jail
A man accused of killing a Charlotte woman and setting her apartment on fire earlier this month before fleeing to Nev...

All lanes of I-77 NB open after debris cleaned-up
All lanes on highway I-77 NB are open after a clean-up of debris.

Some vehicles are still on the shoulder at Remount...

Passing storms batter Conover golf course
The Rock Barn Golf Course was lashed by some nasty weather Wednesday afternoon. The golf course said the weather took...

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Bill to require testing at Whitewater Center passes House
Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are expected to join Mecklenburg Health officials Thurs...

Coastal Carolina clinches College World Series title
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are national champions. CCU defeated the Arizona Wildcats 4-3 in the winner-take-al...

Obama, Clinton to hold Charlotte campaign event at convention center
It will be their first joint campaign appearance in 2016.

NBA: We do not endorse amended HB2 legislation
The National Basketball League (NBA) and the Charlotte Hornets have issued a joint statement about an amended HB2 leg...

Man sentenced to life in prison, found guilty of murder in death of Chester c...
Christopher Moore was found guilty Thursday afternoon of murder in the 2014 shooting death of Odell Williams.

At least one seriously injured in tractor trailer, SUV crash on I-485
The crash happened just before 5:30 p.m. on southbound I-485 near I-85, which is Exit 30.

Apartment shootout under investigation in Salisbury
It happened just after 1 a.m. on Lakewood Drive at the Lakewood Apartment Homes.

Official: Airport attackers from Russia, Central Asia
As the death toll from the Istanbul airport attack rose Thursday to 44, a senior Turkish official said the three suic...

See new trailer for 'Sully,' the Tom Hanks 'Miracle on the Hudson' movie
Warner Bros. has unveiled the first trailer for its forthcoming drama, “Sully,” the Tom Hanks movie based on Captain ...

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military
Saying it's the right thing to do, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday that transgender people will be al...

Bond set for man accused of killing friend in uptown Charlotte
McCain was still in jail Thursday afternoon. The judge said if he is released he would have to get a CMPD electronic ...

VIDEO: Gaston Co. family drives through swarms of mayflies
A Gaston County family had an encounter with a swarm of bugs that would make most people's skin crawl.