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.

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.

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.

Navy Lt. Darcia Treadwell of Matthews cried when she left her husband and three children one year ago for deployment in Djibouti, Africa.

A fire that broke out on a moving sidewalk in a Charlotte Douglas airport concourse was brought under control in about 30 minutes.

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

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

~ The Daily Edit 10.25.14

North Carolina was headed toward another pedestrian defeat before strange things happened, things that turned the Tar Heels' fortunes.

There are many paths to a championship in NASCAR’s premier Sprint Cup Series. Not all of them, including the one Ryan Newman has followed so far, include winning.

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.

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.

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