A student at West Charlotte High School was struck by a car early Friday in the 1500 block of Beatties Ford Road. It's the second time this week that a student from the school was hit along the same portion of road.

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.

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 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.

Temperatures 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.

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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.

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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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