With Carolina Panthers starting quarterback Cam Newton sidelined with cracked ribs and Derek Anderson taken out after an injury to his right hand in the second quarter, Joe Webb came in and guided the Panthers past Pittsburgh 10-0 Thursday night.
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The Interstate 277 loop is great for cars, but lousy for pedestrians getting from uptown to surrounding neighborhoods.

North Carolina was prepared to offer Toyota up to $107 million worth of incentives to lure the automaker’s North American headquarters to Charlotte, documents obtained by the Observer show.

The head of a prominent Charlotte-area road-building company on Thursday became the sixth defendant to plead guilty to defrauding the state and federal government out of $87 million in highway work.

The Catawba County district attorney has filed a motion to seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing a Newton-Conover counselor Maggie Daniels. Meanwhile, search warrants reveal new details about the case.

The incident happened in the 1500 block of Beatties Ford, which is near Northwest School of the Arts.

Temperatures around Charlotte are expected to remain warmer than normal today, something forecasters expect to continue into next week.

Rev. Clifford Jones Sr. is a candidate to lead the National Baptist Convention, the largest African-American religious organization.

County commissioners finally are outlining why they want an appeals court to toss the verdict awarded to the Union school board.

Imbecilic thriller wastes strong performance by Pierce Brosnan as a tired spy. Grade: D+

If you want to join in on Fire in the City, you have to figure out which ticket will be the hottest one – and grab it quick.

The Daily Edit: 8.29.2014

Tony Stewart will return to the track for this week’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, three weeks after being involved in a fatal incident at a dirt track in New York.

The 49ers opened their second season of football Thursday the same way they started their first a year ago: with a win over Campbell.

The South Carolina Gamecocks, preseason ranked No. 9, were dreadful on defense and were clobbered by No. 21 Texas A&M 52-28.

The Deacons squandered one of the dominant defensive performances in recent Wake Forest history in a 17-10 loss at Louisiana-Monroe.

Hough High running back Bishop Fordhas always heard he was too small to be a big-time football player.

Appalachian State will play again Saturday at Michigan, in the same stadium in which it opened the 2007 season with a stunning 34-32 upset.

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