The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage.

The CEO of Dollar General took his fight to buy Family Dollar to the Matthews-based company’s board of directors Wednesday, with a letter in which he accused the company of unfairly favoring rival Dollar Tree in order to secure a job for chief executive Howard Levine.

Your water bill is based on how much water you use. Your power bill is based on how much electricity you consume.

Bank of America’s nearly $17 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over soured mortgage bonds could be announced as early as Thursday, a source familiar with the talks told the Observer.

Howard Levine donates $100,000 to restore historic and cultural trips for third-, fifth-graders.

The uproar over a young black man’s shooting death by police in Ferguson, Mo., has stirred action 724 miles away in Charlotte.

Mix your summer whites – skinny jeans, cotton frocks and pale pumps – with darker colors and heavier fabrics.

In five years, Mike Boulware hopes the Waxhaw community will be glad he came.

We're giving away two pairs of tickets every week until Charlotte Oktoberfest on Sept. 27.

American Dry Cleaners vacated its East Morehead Street location in 1984 to make way for I-277.

~ The Daily Edit 08.21.14

Panthers will start Byron Bell at left tackle, even if they don’t pay him like one.

August has been a cruel month for Carolina Panthers wide receiver Tiquan Underwood.

Jim Utter: Sports are at their heart competition, with winners and losers. ... There are no winners here.

Sun Valley RB Albert Funderburk is on track to snap the 20-year Union County rushing record.

Former Charlotte 49er Tyler Barnette gets the call to join the Charlotte Knights.

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