Missionaries Nancy Writebol of Charlotte and Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted Ebola virus in Liberia, have been released from an Atlanta hospital after an extraordinary journey that captured the attention of the world. Writebol and her husband are now resting in an 'undisclosed location.'

Bank of America will pay $16.65 billion in a settlement with the U.S. government and various states over soured mortgage bonds, under a landmark agreement announced Thursday.

“Father Joe” Kelleher served at several Charlotte-area Catholic churches but was put on leave in 2010 after being charged with child sex abuse.

The decision effectively ends the program that was to benefit about 1,300 students across the state, including 230 in Mecklenburg County, this school year.

Matthews-based Family Dollar rejected a $9.7 billion upset bid from rival Dollar General on Thursday, and will instead stick with Dollar Tree, which agreed to buy the company in July.

~Party Pix 08.21.14

Carowinds’ newest roller coaster is set to create the biggest buzz in park history when it opens next spring.

Have you checked your cabinets – and your spice rack, and the beer in your refrigerator?

Your water bill is based on how much water you use. Your power bill is based on how much electricity you consume.

N.C. Republicans want to silence some judges

~ The Daily Edit 08.21.14

'A Dame to Kill For' will have you narrating your own guts and guns story on the drive home, chewing on a toothpick as you do. Grade: C

Panthers will start Byron Bell at left tackle, even if they don’t pay him like one.

Jim Utter: Sports are at their heart competition, with winners and losers. ... There are no winners here.

Sun Valley RB Albert Funderburk is on track to snap the 20-year Union County rushing record.

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