From Bearden Park's Birthday Bash to Matthews Alive, the information you need if you're staying in Charlotte this holiday weekend and want some entertainment.

Search warrants unsealed on Friday sharpened the focus on the apartment where popular Newton-Conover high school counselor Margaret “Maggie” Daniels was killed on June 28.

A West Charlotte High student was struck by a car while crossing Beatties Ford Road just before 7 a.m. Friday, the second incident on the same stretch of road during the first week of school. She was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was arrested and charged in Union County Thursday night following an alleged domestic dispute involving a female, the department said Friday.

The Interstate 277 loop is great for cars, but lousy for pedestrians getting from uptown to surrounding neighborhoods.

Toppman: Italian drama about a world traveler’s introspection has satisfying style but needed to be longer. Grade: B-

Your garden can do double-duty this fall if you use an array of leafy greens that can serve as produce as well as foliage.

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

The Daily Edit: 8.29.2014

Sunday's newspaper will have a 40-page special section previewing the Carolina Panthers' 2014 season. Get a sneak peek of the NFL division-by-division preview online now.

NASCAR rules that if Stewart wins either of the next two Cup races, he will be granted a waiver and entered into the Chase.

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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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