The 2014-15 Charlotte Hornets preview section in Sunday's Observer covers the roster, the schedule and much more, including why we loved the original Hornets and a keepsake poster. Scott Fowler says the retro vibe will extend onto the floor this season.

Investigators have not discussed any possible links between Thursday’s shootings and the Memorial Day weekend robbery and shooting at the Charlotte mattress store that the Londons managed.

At least six magistrates, citing religious grounds, have announced their resignations since same-sex marriages became legal earlier this month.

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, who is seeking a second six-year term, voted for the Senate bill, which died in the House. Thom Tillis, her Republican opponent, said it would have provided legal status that amounts to amnesty.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Charlotte’s former mayor, has dealt with plane crashes, a train explosion and a crisis with America’s biggest car-maker in his first 15 months on the job.

You'll be able to keep shorts and T-shirts in your wardrobe this week, but keep the cold weather ...

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In response to mistakes in Texas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tightened protocols, and hospitals across the country have ramped up training.

A fire that broke out on a moving sidewalk in a Charlotte Douglas airport concourse was brought under control in about 30 minutes.

A big, sloppy wet kiss of a movie about an old grouch, a sweet kid and their odd-couple friendship, “St. Vincent” has a couple of things going for it, mostly Bill Murray. Grade: B+

“Lecrae is probably the hottest Christian artist alive right now.”

The Daily Edit 10.26.14

Benjamin is among the leaders for NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, but the Florida State product says he hasn’t scratched the surface yet.

North Carolina was headed toward another pedestrian defeat before strange things happened, things that turned the Tar Heels' fortunes.

There are many paths to a championship in NASCAR’s premier Sprint Cup Series. Not all of them, including the one Ryan Newman has followed so far, include winning.

While the Wainstein Report was largely complimentary of Roy Williams’ conduct, it provided new information about links between the men’s basketball program and North Carolina’s phony classes – questions the coach is going to be answering for a long time.

It was the closest finish in the girls’ regional meet since 2008 with No. 3 Panthers scoring a two-point win at McAlpine Park

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