Fourteen percent of North Carolina’s rural bridges are structurally deficient, a new report says. And 13 percent of Mecklenburg County’s rural spans are deficient.

A federal appeals court panel in the District struck down a major part of the 2010 health-care law Tuesday, ruling that the tax subsidies that are central to the program may not be provided in at least half of the states.

An executive with a Charlotte-area paving company pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with charges that the company received more than $87 million in road projects by misrepresenting the role a minority-owned contractor played in the work.

A 43-year-old man was killed and a 22-year-old woman seriously injured in a single-vehicle wreck overnight in southwest Charlotte, police said.

City Council voted unanimously Monday to pass an amendment that affects how far local breweries and other eating and drinking establishments can expand.

The NC-based retailer announced that it would spend about $20 million to buy and equip an office building.

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Noell Yanik could star in her own DVD workout series if she wins Women’s Health magazine’s nationwide competition.

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They will play a game at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium, a source confirmed to the Observer on Tuesday.

Sam became the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL. Dungy said he, 'wouldn't want to deal with all of it.'

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford says Marvin Williams’ improved shooting range was a big selling point in signing him.

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera jumped into the Twitter world over the weekend as @RiverboatRonHC.

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