A fire that broke out on a moving sidewalk in a Charlotte Douglas International Airport concourse early Saturday afternoon is under control, authorities said. There were no injuries.

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, who is seeking a second six-year term, voted for the Senate bill, which died in the House. Thom Tillis, her Republican opponent, said it would have provided legal status that amounts to amnesty.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Charlotte’s former mayor, has dealt with plane crashes, a train explosion and a crisis with America’s biggest car-maker in his first 15 months on the job.

Davidson College grad’s “Flesh and Blood” will be in bookstores Nov. 11. Patricia Cornwell cut her journalistic teeth as a reporter for the Observer who wouldn’t take no for an answer.

The Charlotte Hornets, who play their first regular-season game under their new name next week, say they’ve attracted more new season-ticket holders than any NBA team except the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Bachtoberfest 2 was held Friday night at the Knight Theater in Charlotte with a concert by The Charlotte Symphony. German flags adorned the theater for the concert.

“Lecrae is probably the hottest Christian artist alive right now.”

Mecklenburg County early voting locations for the Nov. 4 election.

Are low-performing schools always "bad" schools? And what do you do when a part of the community ...

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While other patterns come and go in popularity, stripes are here to stay.

~ The Daily Edit 10.25.14

Four undrafted free agents, including Fernando Velasco, will line up alongside center Ryan Kalil on Sunday.

The investigator says Roy Williams didn't know about what Wainstein has repeatedly described as 'a scheme' to guide some athletes to bogus classes.

"I've never benefited from NASCAR's diversity program," Danica Patrick.

Charlotte Latin took advantage of mistake-prone Davidson Day early and often to pull away for a 48-19 victory in a battle of two Sweet 16 teams.

Austin Duke would be ranked near or at the top of several Division I receiving categories.

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