At 81, retired Atlanta police detective Ray Pate stays on the Internet – a pastime that’s leading him to Mount Holly on the trail of a Charlotte woman who disappeared nearly 50 years ago.

Three Charlotte City Council members said Monday they want to know how CMPD uses a secret surveillance technology that gathers data from cellphones and other wireless devices belonging to crime suspects and innocent residents alike.

One big question in the UNC investigation: Why were the no-show classes advertised as lectures, but taught as independent studies?

The N.C. Values Coalition says registers of deeds can refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses if it violates their religious beliefs.

Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio plans to change the way the county delivers services, breaking up centralized facilities and building smaller centers closer to where clients live.

There were five reports of deer and vehicles colliding or deer on major roadways before 6:30 a.m.

Add your own events and find movies and restaurants.

Some members of a state commission working to replace Common Core said it requires children to cover material that they should study when they are older.

The proposal would ban smoking on government grounds and prohibit tobacco use at most county parks.

The race for three at-large seats on the Mecklenburg County commission is filled with multiple storylines.

The hugely popular class is exposing both men and women to something they might have otherwise ignored (for entirely different reasons).

The Daily Edit: 10.21.14

When defensive coordinator Sean McDermott rolled the tape of Sunday’s 38-17 loss to Green Bay, the images of the defense looked nothing like last season’s.

A day after Luke Kuechly was ejected for making contact with an official, Chase Blackburn called on the NFL to issue a statement saying the back judge erred in judgment.

Thabo Sefolosha hit one of two free throws with 2.8 seconds left to give the Atlanta Hawks a 117-114 overtime exhibition victory over the Charlotte Hornets.

Independence is back in mix of football powers, but with a different style than it used during its era of dominance. Now the Patriots are a defensive force.

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