A system of no-show classes pushed by academic counselors for athletes and employed by coaches eager to keep players eligible at UNC-Chapel Hill produced an "inexcusable betrayal of our values," Chancellor Carol Folt said Wednesday.

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Less than three years after Chiquita Brands International announced with much fanfare that it would move to Charlotte, the banana giant’s future is set to be decided Friday as shareholders vote on whether to merge with an Irish produce company.

In the seven months since Dan Clodfelter was appointed Charlotte’s mayor, the former state senator has taken a light approach at the Government Center.

The Charlotte attorney for Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is preparing for Hardy’s jury trial on domestic violence charges to begin as scheduled next month during the Panthers’ bye week.

The FBI is now investigating embezzlement claims at a Huntersville private school, the agency’s Charlotte office said Wednesday.

Police report a collision with injuries on N.C. 73 near Beatties Ford Road, not far from the Duke Energy facility.

Violent crime is on the decline in Mecklenburg County, and police say efforts like a recent crackdown on prostitution are a reason why.

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP nominee for vice president in 2012, spoke at a rally for Thom Tillis at Wingate University.

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A look back at some of our favorites from the annual Opera Carolina gala, which celebrates its 10th anniversary Saturday.

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At 3-3-1 and with the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks coming to town, Newton said his team canít afford to press.

UNC's football program had become so dependent on Deborah Crowder and her use of classes to keep players academically eligible that her retirement in 2009 caused a panic among academic counselors.

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Gerald Henderson won’t be available for Thursday’s exhibition against the Indiana Pacers.

Charlotte Catholic didnít dare forget its motivation to lock down the SoMeck 4A soccer title.

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