An environmental study for the Interstate 485 widening could make it easier to expand the road today with a carpool lane, a move backed by some south Charlotte motorists.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will focus on literacy and developing talented leaders in the coming year, and the district is positioned to make more progress in student achievement, Superintendent Ann Clark said Thursday at the district’s “State of our Schools” speech.

Police have charged a suspect in Wednesday night’s fatal shooting of Erick Jamaal Neely, 19, at a gas station in southwest Charlotte.

Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine is selling 1 million to 2 million shares of his stake of the Matthews-based company, according to securities filings from the company Wednesday.

Elevation Church has spent $10.2million to buy the shopping center that is home to its Matthews campus.

Snow flurries could show up in the Charlotte area late Saturday and early Sunday, but no accumulations are expected.

Billy Joel will be in a Charlotte state of mind for the first time in more than six years. Tickets go on sale Feb. 6.

Is the former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate starting to get the "fading star" treatment?

Boots are no longer relegated only to fall and winter, rain or snow.

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This was the ninth consecutive victory for the Spurs in this series.

The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season had everything except a championship for Team Penske drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano.

Former N.C. State defensive lineman J.R. Sweezy of Mooresville is a key cog in the NFL’s top-ranked rushing attack.

Independence basketball player Marcus Thomas hit a game-winning shot Tuesday. Hours later, he and his family escaped a fire at their home.

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