Facing stiff competition in Charlotte from AT&T and possibly Google, Time Warner Cable said Thursday that it plans to bring faster Internet speeds and enhanced TV service to Charlotte and seven other metro areas.

Amid reports that efforts are underway to evacuate Americans with the Ebola virus back to the United States for treatment, the condition of Charlotte missionary Nancy Writebol has worsened.

A YMCA Charlotte program that helps Charlotte-Mecklenburg students with reading skills has been recognized as one of the most effective summer education programs in the country.

Thousands of shoppers turned out for opening day for Charlotte Premium Outlets, the city’s first new mall in almost 10 years.

North Carolina’s film industry would be 'significantly underfunded' under the new state budget, according to the Motion Picture Association of America.

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Three new stores - a barber shop, clothing boutique and salon - are opening soon in the Rosedale ...

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Theodore 'Dutch' Van Kirk, a former Charlotte resident, was one of two Enola Gay fliers with Carolina connections.

North Carolina legislature leaders announced a budget compromise with fanfare yesterday, touting ...

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Got a funny lookin’ tomato? Zany zucchini? You could win a $25 gift card by entering the Observer’s oddball vegetable gardening contest.

~ The Daily Edit 07.31.14

With injuries and retirements thinning the ranks at offensive guard, rookie Trai Turner is taking advantage, and impressing teammates along the way.

Fowler: Michael Zordich was injured his rookie season with the Carolina Panthers. After a year in limbo, he’s ready for another chance.

Greg Ives, Chase Elliott’s crew chief in the Nationwide Series, will assume the same role for Earnhardt in the Sprint Cup series next season.

The Bacon Brothers are rolling through Charlotte on Monday as part of a short summer tour.

In the same week the U.S. Surgeon General called for immediate action to reduce the rate of skin ...

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Let’s peek at two, long-awaited, that opened in the past week and a half: Earl’s Grocery and littleSpoon.

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