As she filled her shopping cart with fruits, vegetables, breads, soup and hummus, Joan Tillman could have been stocking up at any grocery store. Until Tuesday, the 82-year-old had received whatever food the mission put in a pre-packed bag or box.

Tea Party champion Rand Paul will campaign with Thom Tillis in Raleigh on Wednesday, trying to shore up a base that could threaten North Carolina’s GOP Senate hopeful.

A 16-year-old Albemarle High School student was shot and wounded about 7:40 a.m. by another student during an argument in front of the school, Albemarle police said. The victim was struck twice and hospitalized in stable condition. No other injuries were reported.

After a 4-month-old baby died last year at a University City day care center, state officials grew so concerned they drafted a letter saying they would shut down the business.

Dole Food chairman and owner David Murdock wants to take his vision of a plant-based, healthy diet from Kannapolis to the world. On Tuesday, he said he is starting an endowment that will donate $15 million a year to the North Carolina Research Campus he founded.

Bank of America will begin issuing customers new debit cards embedded with microchips designed to better protect consumers from fraud.

~ Charlotte Fashion Guild Style Week Scenes

Manufacturer EV Fleet, based in Charlotte, created the Condor: A pickup truck that gets 100 miles on a single charge.

Three cookbook authors offer advice and inspiration for breaking out of the dreaded dinner rut. (Recipes)

~ The Daily Edit 10.01.14

It took more than a year and change in attitude for Josh Norman, but the cornerback appears to have escaped coach Ron Rivera's doghouse.

Former Panthers receiver Steve Smith was honored Tuesday for his work fighting homelessness and domestic violence.

Assistant coach Mark Price tore apart, re-assembled Charlotte Hornets small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s delivery.

Brothers Sage and Chazz Surratt have helped East Lincoln’s football team off to a 5-0 record.

NC State coach Dave Doeren apologized for his comments about faking injuries to Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher.

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