Charlotte-based Chiquita Brands International and Irish produce company Fyffes upped the estimate of how much their merger will save by $20 million Wednesday, as the companies try to convince shareholders not to vote down their deal in favor of a buyout offer from two Brazilian companies.

A pair of pre-teen boys is facing charges after police say they beat another boy with their belts and fists at a school bus stop in Rock Hill on Tuesday morning.

The failure of that bill was just one example of a flurry of late-session activity that affected schools before the N.C. General Assembly adjourned last week, said CMS associate general counsel Jonathan Sink.

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced on a public corruption charge as early as next week, according to new documents in his case.

Someone flew a camera drone into Bank of America Stadium area during the Kansas City Chiefs-Carolina Panthers game. Now the FAA has the case.

Firefighters in Cornelius are battling a fire that is being fed by a ruptured gas line, across the street from a day care facility.

Former N.C. legislators quickly wield influence, make bucks as lobbyists.

Six ways to refresh your wardrobe for the new season.

We're giving away two pairs of tickets every week until Charlotte Oktoberfest on Sept. 27. Enter the second round now!

Lettuce Carry, a local online grocery delivery service started two years ago, has shut down, the ...

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Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has no doubt that he'll play in the season opener Sept. 7 at Tampa Bay.

What to know about Duke, NC State and UNC basketball schedules.

Sheriff's office: Investigation into Aug. 9 racing incident involving NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is "still on-going."

Mike Krzyzewski says the big difference between coaching Team USA and Duke is he has to adapt to the pros, whereas the college players have to adapt to him.

Bill as an 'anchor' to enliven North Tryon Street, the old First Baptist Church was transformed into an entertainment venue.

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