Early voting begins Thursday in NC: Volunteers for both US Sen Kay Hagan and her Republican opponent, state House Speaker Thom Tillis, hope to connect with enough voters to win. Some have been going door to door for months. Now those efforts are ramping up as the Nov. 4 election draws closer.

The Panthers’ latest off-field challenge: Keeping up with fans’ expectations for quick and reliable phone service as they seek to do more on their smartphones.

Deer hormones are rising, temperatures are falling, and your chance of crashing into a deer is climbing in the Carolinas this time of year. Experts’ advice: Don’t swerve.

A top North Carolina Republican said Tuesday that he will back a bill protecting state officials who refuse to issue marriage licenses or perform weddings for same-sex couples.

On Wednesday, former top U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein will give his report on UNC’s long-running academic scandal.

The collisions are on northbound I-77 near the state line and on Idlewild Road near W.T. Harris Boulevard in southeast Charlotte.

The $2 bill, or "Lazy Deuce," was issued in 1875 by the long-defunct Traders National Bank of Charlotte.

A Charlotte nonprofit pairs disabled former military members with a service dog trained to be a calming influence as they ease back into civilian life.

Hugh Gaither and his sons, John and Joe, turned a passion for running and performance socks into a family-owned business with a distinguished brand.

You know all about the Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church barbecue. Now learn all about the Brunswick stew, including a recipe.

~ The Daily Edit 10.22.14

Despite a 3-3-1 record and a reeling defense, the Panthers sit alone atop the NFC South, where nine wins might be enough to win the division this season.

Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Zeller has committed by far the most fouls this preseason among Hornets – 26 in seven exhibitions.

With four races remaining before the NASCAR Sprint Cup champion is crowned, most teams that were among the best during the “regular season” are still in the Chase.

Hudson native Madison Bumganer took a two-hit shutout into the seventh to help the Giants beat the Royals 7-1 in Tuesday's World Series opener.

After the season-ending loss to Mercer, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski declared he would evaluate the way he teaches defense. The result: keep it simple(r).

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