Authorities are hoping that a coffin dug out of the red clay of northern Cleveland County on Thursday holds clues that can help solve a 21-year-old homicide.

A draft bill would replace the Common Core State Standards in reading and math with new learning goals created by North Carolina’s Board of Education, in consultation with a new Academic Standards Review Commission.

Former Bank of America Chief Financial Officer Joe Price has reached a $7.5 million settlement with the New York attorney general’s office to resolve allegations related to the Charlotte bank’s 2009 Merrill Lynch acquisition.

Brandon Lee Rumple, who has a history of arrests in recent years and was free on $1 million bond, was arrested again Wednesday on drug charges.

North Carolina’s top charter official warned schools Thursday that they could lose their charters, which authorize them to get public money, if they refuse to comply with public records requests for salaries.

Pieces by Jiri Kylian, Dwight Rhoden mix classical, modern movements in season-ending concert.

Wells Fargo is gearing up to host as many as 3,000 clients at Quail Hollow Club next week at the bank’s signature golf tournament.

~Party Pix 04.24.14

Weekend temperatures in the Carolinas will be in the 80s, but it’ll be in the 50s and 60s to our north.

CMS Bus Drivers Compete in Bus Roadeo

The two-year-old Zahra Baker All Children's Playground, named for a young girl killed in 2010, has become one of the most popular facilities in Hickory.

~ The Daily Edit 04.25.14

Heat coach is impressed with Big Al’s willingness to play through plantar fascia injury.

Luke Kuechly spent most of the winter living at his parents’ home, working out and taking online classes before returning to Charlotte this week.

Ben Kennedy is a great-grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. and poised to be the next young driver to reach Victory Lane in the Truck Series.

Alabama football coach Nick Saban knows Charlotte is more ACC territory than it is SEC, but he still wants to plant his crimson flag in the ground.

The nationally ranked and Sweet 16 No. 1 Knights (22-1) were able hold off the upset-minded No. 14 Patriots (12-8).

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