Inside CLT Joules, Charlotte’s hub for energy entrepreneurs: Imagine a material that harvests heat and motion to recharge your phone. A light bulb that stays on during power outages. Or “bio-coal” made of organic wastes.

Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed a 44-year-old North Carolina man at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. But they whisked him away to their Manhattan office and grilled him for two hours on an entirely different topic: Islamic State extremists.

The sheriff’s office said Dr. Steven Elliott Skorman was arrested Thursday at his office, Carolina Foot and Ankle, in the 100 block of Lee Street.

Mecklenburg Superior Court Judge Lisa Bell of Charlotte got promoted Friday, with a temporary gubernatorial appointment to the state Court of Appeals.

Officials open meetings between elected officials and the contractor after citizen complaints.

Authorities said relatives discovered the woman's body Thursday at her home.

We got a kid's-eye-view of Jesus, prayer, heaven and the Bible from Vacation Bible School students.

The new roller coaster will stand 325 feet and achieve a top speed of about 95 miles per hour.

First Bites: Let’s peek in at food at the new Olde Mecklenburg Brewery and the new (but-not-brewery) Draught Charlotte.

~ The Daily Edit 08.22.14

Fowler: If you have to play a fake game, at least play it against the New England Patriots, the team NFL fans either love or hate.

You might be surprised where Marshawn Lynch ranks. And watch out for overreaching at this position.

You're invited to our Tailgate Party on Sept. 4 at Whisky River in the Epicentre. Former players Wesley Walls, Travelle Wharton and Mike Rucker will join our Panthers sports staff for a rolicking chat.

CMS policy change causing confusion about eligibility. Some games have been postponed, coaches say, because schools didn’t have enough players.

Hough’s Bishop Ford rushes for 196 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries in a 34-20 win over Sun Valley in both schools’ high school football opener.
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