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.

Dollar General said Thursday that it won’t back off its attempt to buy Family Dollar, after the Matthews-based retailer rejected its bid and stuck with plans to be acquired by Dollar Tree.

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.

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

~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?

More than 14,000 CMS teachers, administrators and support personnel got the school year off to a rousing start Thursday morning.

A strong high pressure is pumping the hottest air of the summer into the Carolinas on Thursday and Friday, but the heat won't stick around for long.

~ The Daily Edit 08.21.14

Fowler: If you have to play a fake game, at least play it against the New England Patriots, the team NFL fans either love or hate.

Brad Keselowski made it to Victory Lane in the NASCAR Truck Series for the first time, winning the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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

'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

First Bites: Let’s peek in at the new Olde Mecklenburg Brewery and the new (but-not-brewery) Draught Charlotte.

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