Hurricane Hugo slammed into the Carolinas on Sept. 22, 1989. On the 25th anniversary of the storm, the Observer talked with residents across the Charlotte region who lived and worked in the area when the storm hit.

Rare Charlotte hurricane made history
Retro Charlotte: Hurricane's aftermath

As the NFL struggles to deal with charges against its players, violence against women is getting renewed attention in Charlotte and elsewhere

Republicans say she has accomplished nothing. But Hagan points to key add-ons to bills that have helped veterans and farmers. | Next weekend: Thom Tillis' record.

North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker says the state is “aggressively” jumping in to secure what she called a “catalyst-for-jobs” factory.

If you haven’t received one yet, you could be getting one soon: new credit and debit cards embedded with microchips designed to cut down on fraud.

Sandra Hill lost her battle with breast cancer in May.

Celebrity Roundup 09.21.14

Grant Gustin stars in "The Flash" debuting in early October.

Season 6 of 'The Good Wife' begins after the debut of Tea Leoni in 'Madam Secretary.'

Slideshow: We received hundreds of submissions for our annual reader photo competition.

The Daily Edit 09.21.14

Keep up with the action at today's Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Scott Fowler: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen leads the team catches and yardage. But what he has done off the field is equally impressive.

A record, sold-out crowd showed up early and most of it stayed late, soaking in the bliss of ECU's 70-41 win over UNC.

An Achilles injury that cost him most of last season is fully healed, Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor says.

Mooresville High football is trending up thanks to an enigmatic coach and a never-say-never running back.

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