Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools would use part of the money raised by a proposed county sales tax increase to shore up pay increases for veteran teachers, Superintendent Heath Morrison said Monday.

The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday awarded $10.2 million to nearly two dozen states to beef up enforcement of a labor scheme that companies employ to evade their tax obligations.

Anna Smith, the Appalachian State University freshman whose body was found Saturday near campus, seemed “intent on harming herself,” a Boone Police official said Monday.

Charlotte Symphony’s first season with a surplus in more than a decade is a welcome step toward stability. The concert season starts Friday with Beethoven’s “Eroica.”

A fast-growing software company plans to add at least 600 workers and build a new headquarters at the N.C. Music Factory, stirring hopes for technology sector growth and redevelopment in that part of uptown.

The far right lane of outbound Wilkinson Boulevard will be closed for the next two weeks near Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Utilities Director Barry Gullet said crews expect to begin work on a broken valve in the Plaza Road area on Tuesday.

The acting Wake County district attorney plans to review hundreds of arrest cases from the protests, with the notion that the bulk of them will be dismissed.

The City Council approved a rezoning that will allow construction of a seven-story building with two hotels on Sharon Road.

The Daily Edit: 9.16.2014

Fowler: Panthers coach Ron Rivera should sit Greg Hardy one more game and then, starting Sept.28 at Baltimore, the coach should let Hardy play until his trial.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera expects DeAngelo Williams, the franchise’s all-time leading rusher, to return to practice Wednesday.

A year after enduring a 55-31 defeat against ECU in Chapel Hill, the Tar Heels are giving ECU their full attention.

Fifth-year coach underwent operations for glaucoma, irregular heartbeat.

The Providence Panthers give up 20 unanswered points to Myers Park in the second half, but hold on to win 27-20.

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